NEW FOR 2020

Top 25 Leading Women and Top 25 Change Agents of NJ

Leading Women Entrepreneurs (LWE) is an organization that has recognized over 500 outstanding women in business over the past decade. We are now launching the Force for Change awards and expanding our base to honor NJ’s most innovative leaders of the next decade.
In 2020 we are honoring people and companies who are a force for change in their field and creating the most cutting-edge innovations. We are accepting nominations for women, men and companies who excel in these criteria in several categories. The mission is to create a sustainable ongoing environment that brings leaders together and showcases their attributes and contributions.


LWE is excited to announce a new statewide initiative with NJBIZ as the media partner, designed to showcase women and men across all industries who are innovators and a true “Force for Change” in 25 categories. We want to discover, connect and showcase communities, companies and individuals committed to a world with more freedom, consciousness and innovation. The awards are not a competition they are an acknowledgment of ideas, action and initiatives lead by thought leaders and people driven to make the world and our state a better place. These “stand out” business leaders who challenge the status quo have been instrumental in making New Jersey a model of innovation, leadership and financial viability for the nation. Their creativity, imagination and unique problem-solving approach positively impacts their client’s needs and paves the path for future generations.

Nominations are open at
Deadline is April 15th

The best and the brightest women leaders have been recognized for over 8 years through the LWE platform. The New Jersey region is home to a fleet of talented female entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. An exceptionally qualified group of these women are recognized annually with the announcement of the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, Brand Builders and Socialpreneurs. This prestigious group of women is selected out of hundreds of impressive nominations based on their strong business acumen and ability to both influence and inspire within their respective industries.

Deadline is April 15th

Both the Top 25 Leading Women and the Top 25 Change Agents will be recognized together at the FORCE FOR CHANGE ceremony on November 2, 2020, at The Liberty House in Jersey City.

Mar 24 2020


For the next 3 weeks we are offering Energy Boost Sessions on Zoom every Tuesday at 8:00 am and Thursday at 4:00 pm.
Under these circumstance LWE is excited to share a platform that will help everyone feel more connected, grounded and positive.
This series is open to everyone - even if your kids are in the background they are welcome to join in! You can join from your office or from your home in sweat pants. Please share with your office, your friends or whoever you think needs a little stress relief.
The "Energy Boost" package with Linda Wellbrock and Sara Yardeni will help you to awaken your healing energy from within your body. Sara's expertise is creating unique tailor-made experiences that weave together energy movement & meditation with the sole purpose of elevating and enhancing your positive energy.

For $150 you will have access to all Energy Boost sessions for 3 weeks on the following dates:
Tuesday March 24th 8:00 am
Thursday March 26th 4:00 pm
Tuesday March 31st 8:00 am
Thursday April 2nd 4:00 pm
Tuesday April 7th 8:00 am
Thursday April 9th 4:00 pm

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I just wanted to reach out to Thank you for all of your advice from the Money Power and Media event last May. I have been really proactive with all of your steps and I am starting to see a big difference. Getting involved with the LWE has really helped to get me out from behind the scenes, improve my self-confidence and get myself and company out in the media. I am now on the Board of Directors for the PWC NJ, was recently asked to be on my first panel (see below) and today Vericon was listed in the NJBIZ Top 250 Privately Held Companies in NJ. We are #142 !!! And of course the biggest accomplishment of the year, being a Top 150 2016 finalist for LWE. 2016 has been a huge year for me !

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