Executive Women International Spring Conference Is April 18-20

Monday, February 25, 2013

EWI of Chattanooga announced it is hosting the international Spring Conference 2013 on April 18-20, at the historic Sheraton Read House Hotel.  All area professionals are encouraged to attend and enjoy this year’s impressive lineup of guest speakers. 

A few speakers at the conference include Dr. June Scobee Rodgers, “My Path Toward Leadership” and Lori Giovannoni, “Emotional Intelligence and Leadership, Making the Connection”.  In addition, we have Dr. June Scobee Rodgers moderating the panelists group on “The Pros and Cons of Breaking the Glass Ceiling” on Saturday morning. 

Panelists include:

Monique Prado Berke, Unum, VP, Investment Operations 

Sue Culpepper, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, director, Finance for the Future 

Dave Flessner, Times Free Press, Business editor 

Lynda Childress Hawks, Corker Properties Management, COO and corporate officer

Dana B. Perry, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C., president and managing shareholder

Kim H. White, River City Company, president/CEO

The theme of this year’s event is, “Leaders with Vision – All aboard to a positive future.” Non-members of EWI are welcome, and attendees can either purchase a full-weekend or Friday-only pass to attend Academy of Leadership.  The Academy of Leadership will qualify for five EWI Professional Development Hours with certificates available.

Officials said, "Our membership ranges from entrepreneurs to small businesses to large corporations.  We have a vast range of talented professionals in our network with a real commitment to civic responsibility.  This event provides an excellent learning and networking opportunity for professionals of all ages."

EWI of Chattanooga will celebrate its 26th year as a chapter of the international organization. The chapter has over 60 member firms.  EWI is a nonprofit that strives to connect diverse companies to promote business, enhance personal and professional development, and encourage community involvement.

The conference is open to the public. For more information, please contact EWI of Chattanooga at connections@ewichattanooga.org. One may also register for the event online at http://www.ewichattanooga.org/spring-conference

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