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The Mentorship  Program is a part of WILMA's Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, which has a mission to help develop more women leaders in Wilmington-area businesses, nonprofits, government bodies, and boards of directors.  As a mentor in the year-long program, Ms. Fox will meet monthly with an up-and-coming woman in the community to assist her in developing leadership skills.  Ms. Fox received the WILMA Women to Watch Award in the Business Category in 2015.

This semi-annual event celebrated the growth and transformation in downtown Wilmington and featured Governor Roy Cooper's keynote presentation, Resilience and Growth: Downtown and Beyond.  New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield, Jr. and Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo also spoke at the event which included updates on major projects and the accomplishments of the past year.

This event was sponsored by the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (NCAWA).  Ashley is a member of the NCAWA which provides CLE events and networking opportunities for women attorneys in our area.

Ms. Roden spoke with student groups about her law career and the most enjoyable aspects of her job.

The Power Breakfast Series is a quarterly gathering of the business community and other community leaders to discuss issues of interest to the Cape Fear region.  The focus of the Power Breakfast on March 12 was "Transporting Our Future", which included a panel discussion on current, planned and future transportation infrastructure in and around New Hanover County, the significant projects in the works and the impact of new technology such as autonomous vehicles and drones on our transportation systems.  Noel Fox is the attorney for the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority. 

Ms. Roden's presentation focused on Estate Planning issues. 

This year's Symposium covered many topics, including scams and fraud affecting seniors, the new Veteran's Administration Pension Benefits rules, the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on seniors, and private litigation of financial abuse and exploitation of elders.

CWA is a chapter of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (NCAWA) and provided CLE events and networking opportunities for women attorneys in our area.

NC-CAN, a non-profit organization and trade association, was established in 2017 to provide training, workshops and educational materials to attorneys, court systems, and private citizens interested in Collaborative Divorce.  Ashley is a founding member and continues to serve on the Board of Directors to educate North Carolina citizens about Collaborative Divorce as an alternative dispute resolution legal model utilizing interest-based negotiation to resolve family law issues.  To learn more about the mission of NC-CAN, visit

Pathfinder Wealth Consulting sponsored this presentation on the current state of the economy, what took place in the capital markets in 2018, and forecasts for 2019.


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