What we're about

Meet people interested in personal growth, inner and outer aspects of self-empowerment, advancement women entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship.


We believe there is the opportunity for self-empowered people in the Washington D.C. area to play a very important role in the 21st century. These free monthly events on 3rd Sundays are a fun way to meet people passionate about personal growth, self-empowerment, women entrepreneurship, creativity and related topics including spirituality, A Course In Miracles, Conversations with God, Life Coaching, T'ai Ch'i, feeling abundant and innovative social entrepreneurial projects that combine doing good and doing well.

Expand your mutual support group with new contacts from diverse backgrounds. Meet people who have successfully combined personal growth with a successful online, consulting, training and related business in collaboration with others community builders and professionals in this group.

The first step is to get to know each other better to see if we are ready to work together harmoniously with appreciation, forgiveness and understanding. These monthly social and business networking events provide opportunities to connect with new prospects and others interested in similar topics. Express your interest to the co-organizers and signup for half hour conversations.

WHEN: 12:30PM TO 2:30PM on the third Sundays of each month, same place and time. You can stay to evening to network one-on-one after a round of self introductions.

These Friendship Archway Network community events provide monthly and other opportunities which are great for making new contacts and for the initial conversations to exchange name cards, to hear and understand each others' perspectives and interests, and to identify prospective volunteers who may be interested in joining the team to serve the community, to make a bigger contribution, to gain practical experience, to build new friendships, to develop leadership skills, to build one's resume or for friendship, food and fun and to collaborate on social entrepreneurial priority projects. For freelancers and professionals looking for new prospects, this is the perfect interactive friendly context to make initial contacts in person and develop the trust over many monthly meetings. Commissioners and other community leaders often attend to interact with you.

We welcome you and your friends to join us. It is free to sign up for this online group. To attend the event we appreciate a $5 donation online or $10 cash donation at the door. After the event, if you are interested in working together to build the program and to know each other better by working together on win-win-win projects, please introduce yourself to the co-organizers and inquire about collaboration possibilities. The link for this group is www.meetup.com/advancement/ Thank you!

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Online Personal Growth & Combined Networking Meetup [ZOOM Virtual Meetup]

Online virtual meeting ***Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be hosting our 3rd Sunday Meetup for Conversations online virtually via Zoom.com until further notice. You will not be required to make a $5 donation to participate in this online Meetup. It is free for you, your guests and Meetup members. Please register in advance for our 1:00pm Online Meetup on July 19, 2020 via Zoom. Click this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g For the last 20+ years, we co-organized in-person Meetups every 3rd Sunday. We have created opportunities for many people in the greater Washington DC area to make new contacts and extend joy, friendship and prosperity. We have enjoyed many conversations over lunch and worked together on many exciting community projects with many people from diverse backgrounds. This 3rd Sunday Meetup for Conversations will be online, a virtual Meetup on July 19,2020 at 1pm ET. We hope that you will join us and experiment with us on Sunday, July 19, 2020. We still look forward to providing you with the same opportunities to network, to make new contacts, and to explore the possibility of working together harmoniously to achieve extraordinary results. Let’s come together, learn together and succeed together online! REGISTRATION LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Details WHY ATTEND? When you attend this event, you will... • Connect face to face with a diverse group of people interested in personal, economic, spiritual and community development. • Move closer to your current goals taking this action step once a month • Extend and build your network of local allies and friends • Accelerate your professional development through interpersonal interactions • Invest in building a better future for all -- One City, One Future EVENT AGENDA Please join us promptly at 1:00pm for our Meetup July 19, 2020 via Zoom We will... • Express appreciation • Introduce ourselves to the group (if you wish) • Network virtually REGISTRATION LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information to join the meeting. FAQ's If you have any questions, please email [masked] and/or [masked]. Thank you!

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