Liberty Learning Exchange

Registration for the 2017 Liberty Learning Exchange is now open! 


Date Time Event
Friday, March 17 7 – 9 p.m. Welcome reception (ticketed)
Saturday, March 18 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.  Opening plenary: Elizabeth Tyminski, AJLI Secretary, 2016 – 2018

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

11:45 a.m – 12:45 p.m.

2 – 3 p.m.

Three (3) separate breakout sessions featuring the following topics:

  • Community and Membership: Amber Levy, Director of Membership at AJLI and Janine Le Sueur, Director of Programs at AJLI
    • What successful impact looks like in your community and in your League
    • Connections: Building a culture of participation and engagement in your League
    • Building and action plan for your League (working session)
  • Fundraising
    • Successful Corporate Engagements: Nancy Rogers, SVP Corporate Social Responsibility at Lincoln Financial Group
    • Small Scale Fundraising, Big Impact: Katharine Koob,  JLP Focus Fundraising Chair, 2015 – 2016
    • Establishing or Boosting Your Annual Campaign: Elizabeth Kolb Farr, Associate Director of Development at The Shipley School and JLP President, 2016 – 2017
  • Marketing and Communications
    • Demystifying Big Data to Improve League Operations: Dr. Aronte Bennett, Villanova School of Business and JLP Parliamentarian, 2016-2017
    • Brand: Connecting to stakeholders and curating that relationship through visual, verbal and experiential dimensions: Caroline Kennedy, President at Karma Agency
    • Reputation: Upholding stakeholder confidence through forthright communications and actions that consistently add value to the critical asset of business reputation: Kate Allison, CEO at Karma Agency
12:45 – 2 p.m.   Lunch
3:15 – 4 p.m. Expert panels:

  • Community & Membership Panel
    • Amber Levy, Director of Membership at AJLI
    • Janine Le Sueur, Director of Programs at AJLI
    • Nikki Stephanou, JLP VP of Membership Development
  • Fundraising Panel
    • Angela Caputo, Junior League of Wilmington Whale of a Sale Chair, 2016 – 2017
    • Elizabeth Kolb Farr, Associate Director of Development at The Shipley School and JLP President, 2016 – 2017
    • Kathryn Young Galla, JLP American Girl Fashion Show Co-Chair, 2015 – 2016
  • Marketing & Communications Panel 
    • Katie Adams, JLP Brand Marketing and Social Media Committee Chair 2016 – 2017
    • Vicki Cox, Former JLP Management Council Vice President of Marketing 2014 – 2016
4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
 Closing plenary: Jen Croneberger
Jen is an inspirational speaker, author, sports psychology consultant, life coach, dreamer, doer, and student of life. She has a Master’s Degree in Sports and Performance Psychology, and her book, “These Five Words Are Mine”, was published in 2012.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Closing reception
Sunday, March 19 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Philadelphia Flower Show:

  • Attendees should purchase a General Admission ticket for the 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
  • Meet on Arch and 12th (in front of the Philadelphia Convention Center across the street from Panera Bread)
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Brunch at Bank & Bourbon (at Loews Hotel Philadelphia)

  • Discounted parking available for brunch attendees at Loews Hotel Philadelphia. We recommend parking here and walking over to the meeting spot if you plan to attend brunch, but there are many other garages downtown also.  Please remember to allow enough time to be at the meeting spot on time.


Welcome reception will be held at the Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar in Radnor, PA. All Exchange sessions and the closing reception will be held at the Junior League of Philadelphia Headquarters, 27 W. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003.

Please join our Facebook group to network with attendees, find out more about sessions and speakers, and get excited for this fabulous event.

A special rate of $89-$99/night depending on room type for Exchange attendees has been secured at the Courtyard Marriott Devon, located in Devon, PA—approximately 20 minutes from Junior League of Philadelphia Headquarters. The special hotel rate expires on February 24.  Click here to make a reservation.

Registration fee includes all sessions as well as Saturday breakfast, Saturday lunch, and the closing reception. The welcome reception is a ticketed event that includes two drink tickets and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Registration is open to Junior League members only. The per-person fee for members is $100. Register early; space is limited.

Contact the Junior League of Philadelphia Office at 610.645.9696
Email Exchange Co-Chairs Jesy Brackett and Natalie Kay