November 13th | 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | Infinity Park Events Center
Who are the influencers making a difference for female leaders? Which companies in our community are shaping the future by advancing women in business?
Join us to celebrate the top change-makers and trail-blazers in our community at the Colorado Women’s Chamber Champions of Change Reception and Awards Program.
The NEW Champions of Change Award will be presented to companies and organizations of various sizes that are actively and strategically advancing women in business through their commitment to creating inclusive, supportive and empowering cultures.
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Coming January 2019!
CWCC’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala celebrates and recognizes women who operate at the highest level of business performance and community leadership. This event recognizes the professional achievements and contributions by these women to the Denver community. Over the last five years, one hundred and twenty-five women have been honored at Top 25.
Check out the comprehensive list of previous honorees.
Tuesday, April 24, 2017 | 7:00 – 9:00 am | Hyatt Regency at Colorado Convention Center – Stay tuned for 2019 date!
New in 2018, this event was created as a result to the popular demand of Athena Award programming, highlighting female high school students/interns entering the non-traditional field of engineering. Our community needs to do more to encourage young women to go into not only non-traditional fields, but non-traditional roles such as executive leadership.
Imagine a day filled with education and inspiration and insights, and it’s geared just towards you and your business! An entire day designed specifically with women entrepreneurs in mind. Join some of Denver’s leading entrepreneurial experts who will share their secrets to success gain access to small business vendors and other female entrepreneurs who are looking to grow their business.
Who Should Attend?
Female Entrepreneurs with three to five years under their belt looking to grow their business. The Business Owners Boot Camp targets driven, innovative entrepreneurs and their team(s) who have the desire to seek advice, education, valuable business strategies and new skills to stay on top of their game. This event will take your business to the next level of success.
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Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 5:30 – 8:30 pm
This year the CWCC, in partnership with the Denver Business Journal, will honor Donna Lynne, the recipient of the 2018 International ATHENA Leadership award at the Denver Business Journal’s 20th Outstanding Women in Business 20th Anniversary Cocktail Reception event.
Through her extensive career in the public and private sectors, Donna Lynne excels in all three categories for which the ATHENA Award is judged: professional leadership, community leadership, and personal leadership/mentorship.
Thank you to all who submitted a nomination. We’d like to recognize the high caliber of influential women among the finalists (below) – thank you for your hard work, optimism, and leadership!
For over 20 years, the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce has presented the ATHENA Leadership Award in Denver. The ATHENA Leadership Model® was developed by ATHENA International through a grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in 1982. Since the program’s inception, more than 7,000 awards have been presented in over 500 communities in eight countries. CWCC awards the ATHENA to one successful and accomplished woman in our community who exemplifies leadership traits such as authenticity, community service, and courage.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm | Grand Hyatt, Denver
As women in business, especially in Colorado, we have come so far. But as statistics continue to show, we still have a way to go. We still hold only 17% of CEO roles and women-owned businesses in Colorado aren’t growing. 86% of them have only 1 employee and studies show that less than 1% of them have less than 1million in revenue.
In the 2nd Annual State of Women in Business, you can hear first-hand on why these statistics continue to exist and what we can do to change them. The event promises to be an engaging afternoon with a keynote speech on gender equality and “Issue Deep Dives” from prominent female leaders.
Katica Roy, CEO & Founder, Pipeline Equity
Award-winning, 20-year human capital veteran, published author, former programmer and UI/UX designer, data science.
Click here for 2017 event photos!