Women on the Move

Jennifer Robinson

President, FemCity Philadelphia CEO, Purposeful Networking




 

Several years ago, when Jennifer Robinson was struck by a car, leaving her with both physical and brain injuries, she didn’t give up. Instead, she decided to start a new career helping others.

For nearly 15 years, the Bala Cynwyd resident practiced law, but then she wanted to go in a different direction. The realization that the vast majority of her contacts were in law helped inspire her idea to start her own company, Purposeful Networking. Through that platform, Robinson helps people connect.

Networking, not surprisingly, made her business thrive. Robinson sought out other groups, eventually joining FemCity Philadelphia. “I soon realized that networking was what drove my own success. I thought that I could help others do the same with their businesses,” she says.

Today, Robinson is the president of FemCity Philadelphia and instills confidence in professional women. “We really try to support other women and have a place where women can feel confident and comfortable networking and growing professionally and personally and just being the best versions of themselves,” she says.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Alli Schwartz

Founder, GFit Women

Alyson Ferguson

Manager, Coatesville Area Youth Philanthropy Program Director of Grantmaking, Scattergood Foundation

Andrea Gilbert

President, Bryn Mawr Hospital

Ann Kolenick

Owner, The Gables at Chadds Ford

Becky Fawcett

Founder and President, HelpUsAdopt.org

Dr. Brigette Erwin

Founder and Director, Anxiety & OCD Center and Dr. Erwin Consulting

Dr. Julie Wollman

President, Widener University

Dr. Lynn Schuchter

Division Chief, Hematology-Oncology at Penn Medicine and Program Leader, Melanoma Program, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Mary-Elaine Perry

Assistant Vice President for Student Development and Title IX Coordinator, Saint Joseph’s University

Dr. Radhika Kakarla

CEO, Medical Director and Founder, Hatch: A Sanctuary for Motherhood

Elizabeth Schew

Assistant Chief Fire Marshal, Chester County Department of Emergency Services

Grace Kelly Herbert

Co-founder and President, Finding Shelter Animal Rescue

Jamie Bartholomew Aller

General Counsel and Director, National Bank of Malvern

Jennifer Robinson

President, FemCity Philadelphia CEO, Purposeful Networking

Maria Delany

Owner, Louella

Mary Pugh

Executive Director, Montgomery Child Advocacy Project

Melinda Emerson

CEO, Quintessence Group President, SmallBizLady Enterprises

Michelle Kelly

CEO, Lilly Pulitzer

Natasha Ashton

Co-founder, Co-CEO and Chief Marketing Officer, Petplan

Patricia Woody Reeves

President, PWR Consulting Group

Sandra Mulry

The Creamery and White Horse Solutions

Serena Zelezny

Wine Educator, Journalist and Owner of What Am I Drinking?!