Florida Networking Group for Women Entrepreneurs & Business Leaders

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Passionate Business Network in Florida

Our Florida chapters offer many opportunities for women in business, and we are always welcoming new members to our professional networking group for women.

The inspiring leaders of our Florida chapters aim to foster a supportive network for female entrepreneurs and business leaders eager to elevate their businesses. Your membership includes rich educational opportunities, including monthly power hours and quarterly accelerators. You'll also gain exclusive access to monthly national community calls, members-only forums, and private community groups.

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We’re always welcoming new members into our Florida networking groups for women in business. Get to know more about our fearless leaders below.

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Our Florida chapters warmly welcome women entrepreneurs and business leaders interested in joining a business networking group. Join a Florida chapter today... or contact us to start your own WBL chapter if we aren't currently in your city!


Amy Fridhi

Naples Chapter Leader

Amy is a real estate agent and coach, with a home base in Naples, FL. Having spent nearly fifteen years in the field of education, she is a natural teacher and enjoys helping others learn about the home search and homebuying processes. An experienced, professional agent, Amy has gotten additional training and education including becoming a Certified Global Luxury Marketing Specialist, a Resort and Second Home Property Specialist, and an Accredited Buyers' Representative. Amy now splits her time between Greater Boston and Southwest Florida, where she services the communities of Naples, Estero, and Bonita Springs. Fluent in French, she loves traveling abroad, cooking, and learning new languages.

Claudia Cruz Sotolongo

Naples Chapter Leader

Claudia Cruz Sotolongo was born in Cuba and immigrated with her family to the United States at the age of 6. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Public Relations from the University of Miami in Miami, FL. She then went on to earn her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Organizational Leadership from Hodges University in Naples, FL. She is a licensed Commercial REALTOR® and broker candidate as well as a candidate for the prestigious CCIM designation. She has represented tenants, landlords, investors and sellers in a myriad of commercial real estate transactions. Claudia has always enjoyed taking on leadership roles and enjoys mentoring others as well as community service. She serves with the Rotary Club of Marco Island Noontime and is the Coldwell Banker Cares Foundation representative for the Coldwell Banker Naples Fifth Avenue office. She also serves on the Naples Area Board of Realtors Community Service and Commercial committees. She is proficient in English and Spanish and conversational in Italian.

Ashely Marbet

Tampa Chapter Leader

Ashley Marbet is a real estate professional and is licensed with a locally founded brokerage, Preferred SHORE, that serves the luxury and waterfront areas surrounding Tampa Bay. Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Ashley knows the area as a local can — finding the strengths, quirks, and charm of neighborhoods throughout Tampa. Ashley is passionate about connecting her clients with the communities that they live to build long-lasting relationships and services St. Petersburg, Tampa and Sarasota. In her free time, Ashley serves on the City of St. Petersburg, Urban Planning and Historic Preservation Commission, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee at the Pinellas Realtor Organization and Communications Committee at Women’s Council of REALTORS®.

Kristina Pearson

Tampa Chapter Leader

Infatuated with design and styling from a young age, Kristina Pearson founded Haus of Lola, a boutique interior design firm based in St. Petersburg, FL. Her services range from space planning and design boards to full design and renovations. Mainly focused on residential design and furnishings, she occasionally works with small-scale commercial projects. Pearson also offers e-design for clients throughout the country. Clean lines, bright spaces, and unique details are hallmarks you can expect to see within her designs. Kristina is excited to partner with the Women's Business League to support other female entrepreneurs throughout Tampa Bay. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, championing museums and the arts, trying new restaurants, traveling, and being a dog-mom to her Maltese, Sybil.