About the Organization
Ladies of 3rd Thursday was created in February 2015 by Entrepreneur and Celebrity Publicist Sharon Devonish Leid, a serial Networker. Sharon decided to create her own networking group. She implemented her own style and other styles from other groups she attended to make it a workable group for entrepreneurs. Other seasoned business women were brought on the board to contribute to enhancing the group and make it a “quality” networking and business resource group.
Currently, Ladies of 3rd Thursday meets every 3rd Thursday at different locations within New York. The core group industries include: Media/hosting; Public Relations & Community Relations; Business/life/health Insurance & wealth building; Business Law; Start ups & Real Estate Investments. Workshops & Panels are conducted as part of the events as well as partner with business Conferences and Expos. The event attendees have grown from 2015 of 10 attendees to 2019 between 75+ attendees In 2020, Ladies of 3rd Thursday will be expanding to other states (Philadelphia, Atlanta, New Jersey & DC)
Ladies of 3rd Thursday has Two signature events for the year.
For Women’s History Month in March, 31 business women are honored and receives a Women In Power award on the 3rd Thursday of March. Each woman is highlighted on a day throughout the month. The award event is held at a venue where the honorees, friends, family and the following of Ladies of 3rd Thursday can celebrate their accomplishments, network and enjoy the experience. For the holidays, Ladies Of 3rd Thursday hosts a Toy Drive Network event collecting toys for needy children. For the past two years, we have been able to give over 2,000 pieces of toys shelters, churches and hospitals.