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Lidia Szczepanowski, Esq. is a popular speaker who has addressed thousands of women throughout the United States at corporate training programs, conferences and conventions, college events, government agencies, non-profit organizations, schools and other forums. Her one-of-a-kind personalized educational and motivational presentations are high energy, practical and inspiring every time she speaks.

Topics include:

  • Safety Awareness (“Stylish Safety® Women’s Safety Awareness and Personal Protection Seminars”)
  • Legal (Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Corporate and Commercial Governance, General Legal Issues)
  • Pageantry (Interview Coaching; Building Confidence)
  • Motivational/Personal Fulfillment (Balanced Living; Positive Attitude; Leadership; Self-Motivation; Fitness; Health and Beauty)
  • Business Development/Marketing (Building Professional Credibility,  Strategic Networking, Perception Management and more)

For additional program information, availability or fees, please email Fran J. Petito, Director of Marketing at: or call (631) 213-2006.

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Some more testimonials:

I am grateful to Stylish Safety for taking a leading role in this campaign by raising funds for victims of crime through the promotion and sale of the “Divas Crystal Whistle.” I commend Lidia Szczepanowski-Goldsmith for her dedicated effort to educate women with defensive tactics that build confidence among women.” –Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Lidia is on a mission to raise awareness about safety and prevent victimization. We applaud this effort and know her work will have a positive impact on communities nationwide.” –Mary Lou Leary, Esq., Former Executive Director, National Center for Victims of Crime, Washington, D.C.

A comprehensive well planned out presentation that has a meaningful and profound impact for all attendees.” –Dr. Scott L. Barkin, Executive Director, Block Institute, Brooklyn, NY

On behalf of the residents of the Ninth Assembly District, it gives me great pleasure to voice my support for the National Women’s Safety Awareness Campaign. This is a very impressive campaign aimed toward raising awareness about the safety of women, and I am proud to support such a noble endeavor.” – New York Assemblyman Andrew Raia

Other supporters include: United States Congressman Steve Israel, New York Senator John Flanagan, Bobby Nystrom, former New York Islander and may others.

Testimonials From Seminar Attendees:

You promoted awareness on personal safety to over a 100 girls at a Day at Camp Blue Bay – East Hampton. Through these activities the girls build self-confidence, creative decision-making skills, and teamwork, they also develop real-world leadership abilities that will last them a lifetime. It was a pleasure to work with you, in your presentation to the Girl Scouts staff as well as with the girls. Thank you for the difference you made in each girl’s life and the valuable information you brought to each of us.” Yvonne Maria Mowatt, Community Services Manager, Girl Scouts of Nassau County

I think this is a fabulous idea that all women should consistantly be reminded of! I am proud to share the information I learned with my sisters, friends & colleagues. The gift of education and awareness is priceless!” –Jacqueline, Sales Manager, Group Events, 300 Long Island, Melville, NY

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I really learned a lot from your seminar! It was great fun and it opened my eyes to reality. You are very pleasant, caring & knowledgeable. Every teenager should have the chance to attend one of your seminars! You are doing a great job!” -Tiffany, Thousand Island, NY

I had a ball learning the defensive techniques, and the whistles are awesome! I will always remember your seminar…now I know how to defend myself through Diva’s eyes!” -Ashley, Herkimer County, NY

I LOVE the whistle and your personalit! I learned how to take care of myself in a bad situation and to always be aware and ready! The tactics presented were easy and made sense!” -Olivia, Warren County, NY

You are so animated and passionate which makes your seminar fun, and the information more memorable-which is the most important point” -Janine, Bethpage, NY

Your seminar gave me more confidence to react and taught me to NEVER belittle an uneasy feeling. I especially loved learning how everyday items can be used as weapons!” -Roselle, Huntington, NY

It is important to always be aware of your own safety and have in your mind a sense of what you would do if you were attacked.” -Roseanna, Huntington, NY

The safety tactics presented at your seminar were very practical. I would recommend your seminar to all women; great down to earth advice. Thank you!” -Val, New Hyde Park, NY

Terrific! This is a very real issue. I learned that you can use anything to fight off an attacker. I recommend your seminars to everyone” -Enza, Syosset, NY