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Women's Center For Professional Development

Women's Center for Personal Development


The Women’s Center for Personal Development is a non-profit entity offering dynamic programming structured to promote successful, professional volunteer mentor and mentee relationships.  The WCPD uplifts women through an interdisciplinary team strategy.

Connect with the WCPD.  Invest up to four hours monthly and lift a motivated woman as a volunteer mentor.  Let’s pay it forward.  If you desire to have a assigned mentor, we will assist you.  

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The WCPD will

Host an Annual High Tea in honor of mentors, mentees, supporters and influencers.

Host quarterly in-service training for mentees and networking opportunities for mentors through a network of industry leaders, community advocates, and champions of women and children.

Offer relevant guidance, emotional support and assistance that transcends emotional and economic barriers.

Increase program awareness and build capacity for services.

The WCPD uses a holistic approach to assist women.

The WCPD is an incubator for networking among mentors, mentees, business sponsors and community leaders, and seeks to establish sustainable partnerships.

The WCPD collaborates with stakeholders to enhance quality mentorship programming for participants

The WCPD is a community focused organization.

Meet Our Board Members

Rosemary Hart is a native of Long-Island, New York.  She is the founder and chief architect of the Women’s Center for Personal Development (WCPD)Her destiny and passion are to help women in need who demonstrate a personal commitment to growing and improving their lives by maximizing all avenues including progressive programming offered through the WCPD.  


Rosemary has a dual responsibility as an executive administrator of Congregation of Ohav Sholom of Merrick, New York.  As a trusted, results driven manager with over 20 years’ experience in office administration, and financial, human capital and program management, she has a proven track record.  She has successfully provided cross-function team leadership driving program improvement and quality initiatives, while simultaneously providing for the day-to-day management of the synagogue’s fiscal and administrative affairs.  She has held similar positions of trust at the Ahavath Achim Synagogue, of Atlanta, Georgia.  During her tenure in Atlanta, she matriculated at the Georgia State University.


Rosemary is a proactive business leader with a keen ability to build and maintain crucial working relationships with stakeholders, a plethora of organizations, volunteers and like-minded business influencers.


At an extraordinary award ceremony in June 2017, Rosemary was honored by Rabbi Ira Ebbin and President Emeritus, Ira Balsam as well as the entire Congregation for her dedication and exemplary 10-year service. 


When Rosemary is not serving the WCPD or the Congregation, she volunteers with Christian Chaplains of America, and spends treasured time with family and friends.



Dr. Corrinne Graham

Board Member

Dr. Graham, a WE NYC Mentor-(NYC, WE NYC was ranked for the second year in a row as “Best City for Women Entrepreneurs,” by Dell’s Cities Index 2017).  A recipient of LIBN Class of 2017 Long Island

Business News Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business and MWBE Diversity in Business Awards and MWBE, is a highly accomplished speaker, trainer and a management consultant to small and start-up business. A small business specialist with nearly two decades of experience across a diverse spectrum of businesses with revenues ranging from US$20m to US$500m. Dr. Graham and GRAHAM International Consulting and

Research specializes in strategies for small business growth, development, research, and training. Appearances include Huffington Post, WLIW 21, Newsday, CBS 1010 Win, LIBN,  Fios1-Money and Main Street.  Read More...


Designs by Dr. G is a luxury lifestyle brand that is infused with a sense of community that offers a 10% Giveback Program to help support your local charity. It’s unique Fundraising option. We have made it easy for your dollars to go a little further. At checkout, give us your Charity’s contact info and we take care of the rest. We are an existing WCPD Fundraising Partner; type “WCPD” in the notes section at checkout and we will send over those dollars. Thanks for all you do to help support your local and family and friends community!        ??


Board Member Advisor

Betty J. Hickey-Wright is a native New Yorker, who resides in Maryland.  Betty is a multi-generational entrepreneur/consultant. She is the founder and CEO of  Insight Consulting and Associates, LLC. The management consulting firm specializes in faith-based and community-focused non-profits.  In the corporate market, her consultancy includes organizational management, human capital management, recruitment, program audits and political campaign management. She is also an Ordained Elder , and is the Chief of Staff, Office of the International Presiding Prelate of World Assemblies of Restoration (WAR), Inc.

She holds a life certification in the Federal Senior Executive Service.  She has also successfully completed senior management courses at the J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Federal Executive Institute of Charlottesville, VA., and received a certification in mediation and negotiation.   

When Betty is not providing consulting services serving in ministry or professional capacities, she volunteers with non-profits helping families or assisting senior citizens with a plethora of quality of life issues.  She enjoys fine dining, international travel, various music genres, and treasured time spent with her family and friends.

The WCPD goal is to transform women's lives through innovative mentorship programs, thereby transcending social and economic barriers to help dreams become realities.

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25 Weeks Rd #601A
North Babylon, NY 11703
+1 (516) 425-8495

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