On May 5, the second annual “Women Leading the Future” conference will bring together some of the most powerful women in America and focus discussions on women making a difference in the world and how women can become stronger, more effective leaders.
The Center for Women in Business and Dell hosted a networking event for women in small business at America's Small Business Summit, May 21-23. The event helped build a national network for women small business owners from across the country.
For Warrior Week, the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with CWB and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce held a Military Spouse Business Alliance Networking Reception on April 26.
A Wall Street Journal task force of business, government and academic leaders – including CWB – set out to confront obstacles that keep women from participating fully in the economy.
On May 29, CWB and Hiring Our Heroes hosted a career forum and hiring fair at Peterson Air Force Base exclusively for spouses of the active duty, guard, reserves, and retired veteran populations.
On June 7, CWB hosted a discussion of a new book about how Barbara Hackman Franklin expanded the role for women in the federal government – and advanced the equality for women in the workplace – during the Nixon Administration.
CWB sponsored mentoring sessions for women in the Washington, DC area. Women in the early stages of their careers met one-on-one with several accomplished women from varied industries and backgrounds.
On March 21, the U.S. Chamber hosted an inaugural event for Center for Women in Business. Sharon Allen, former chairman Deloitte LLP, and Ilene Lang, president & CEO of Catalyst, were the keynote speakers.
On July 26, CWB hosted Diana Furchtgott-Roth of the Manhattan Institute, who has released a new book called, “Women's Figures: An Illustrated Guide to the Economic Progress of Women in America.”
The CWB partnered with the Chamber's Hiring Our Heroes Initiative for a Military Spouse event on January 13. CWB held a mentoring hour for the spouses that was a great success.