Welcome to the Women's Leadership Council Homepage
These are exciting times for the Chamber as we have been taking steps to develop a strategic plan for the growth and sustainability of the organization. Board members and the community-at-large have had the opportunity to share their thoughts regarding all aspects of the plan, and I believe we have identified the role that the members of the Women’s Leadership Council should have in the Chamber’s ongoing development efforts – reinforcing that members of our council are an influential force in our community. Plans are currently underway to integrate our "women of influence” into the highest priority initiatives of the Chamber while maintaining the integrity of key WLC events and programs as noted below. If you’re interested in learning more about how you can play an important role with the Chamber, please contact Ivory Blackwood, Programs Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or Darrah Tumber, Membership Services Manager at email@example.com. We look forward to your continued involvement and to see you at these upcoming events!
WLC "Defining Iconic” Workshop:
Date: January 9, 2014
Time 7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
Program: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Ceridian Campus
This event will tell the story of past winners of the Women with Vision Awards, honored during the Chamber’s annual Iconic Women of St. Petersburg event. In addition, professionals will benefit from presentations that as well as define these winners’ iconic qualities relating to leadership, creativity and resiliency.
2014 Iconic Women of St. Petersburg - Celebrating Women with Vision Awards Luncheon event"
Date: May 14, 2014
Time: 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Hilton St. Petersburg - Carillon Park
2014 Iconic Women's Chair: Jo-An Thomas
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce will host their 15th annual event honoring women in Pinellas County who have made a significant impact in the community. The Iconic Women of St. Petersburg – celebrating the Women with Vision Awards will continue our tradition of progress with a new vision: celebrating our women.
Chair, Women's Leadership Council:
St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
912 Central Avenue, Suite 3
St. Petersburg, Florida 33705
About the Women's Leadership Council:
Click here for our mission statement and outline of how we will CHARGE forward.
The Women’s Leadership Council of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is open to any member of the Chamber and is comprised of influential and inspirational members of the community which collaborate to provide opportunities for women in business to network, to support and learn from one another, and to recognize and honor women who have made a significant impact in the professional and business community of St. Petersburg and Pinellas County.
Our annual signature event to benefit The Chamber and recognize community leaders is held each spring - Iconic Women of St. Petersburg – Celebrating Women with Vision - is organized by the Women’s Leadership Council and boasts hundreds of attendees during a gala luncheon with an inspirational awards program recognizing local businesswomen and women in community service. (Click here to see who won this year)
The Women’s Leadership Council also organizes several smaller series of forums with the INSPIRE! Women's Leadership Series, engaging women to speak about various industry and women in leadership topics.
Women's Link is our newest WLC program hosted by Chamber Members, providing an opportunity for networking, shopping and refreshments.
With a series of on-going events and programs, the all-volunteer Women’s Leadership Council focuses on building relationships that contribute to business and community success and we always welcomes new members to help with these community enhancing events.