Mentorship and networking can be potential solutions to the low percentages of women holding top corporate positions. The Center for Women in Business strives to create a space and time for this mentoring and networking to occur.
In an op-ed for the Examiner, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue writes, "We can and must do more to leverage the skills, ideas, and innovations that women leaders bring to the table," and highlights that the U.S.
Margaret Spellings, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Forum for Policy Innovation, writes an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle about closing the gender gap in business.
On April 26, the Clarksville (TN) Chamber will host an all-day Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouses job fair. As part of the event, the CWB will host a networking and mentoring reception.
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.