Women in Business Speaker Series

Fridays Jan. 20 and 27 & Feb. 3 and 10

8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

$25 - $35

Event Details

2017 Women in Business Speaker Series
“Be the Change: Learn, Lead, Grow”

The Tempe Chamber’s Women in Business Council presents a four-part speaker series that will guide participants on how to be a more effective professional and confident individual by developing as a leader and growing into a position of greater value and happiness.

The sessions will train attendees on Communication, Leadership, Goal Setting and Taking Action.

Powerful expert speakers will inspire, educate and motivate participants to grow and succeed in their personal life and professional career.

The series takes place on Friday Jan. 20 and 27 and Feb. 3 and 10 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Western International University, 1601 W. Fountainhead Pkwy. in Tempe. Breakfast is provided courtesy of Sweetest Season Bakery for sessions 1 and 2, and by Heidi’s Events and Catering for sessions 3 and 4.

Joanna Allhands

Joanna Allhands

Jan. 20 – Communication
What Is “Positive Change” and How Do We Use Communications to Effect It?
Speaker – Joanna Allhands, Arizona Republic Editor






Jan. 27 – Leadership
Learning to Lead, Inspiring Others to Follow
Speaker – Maria Harper-Marinick, Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor




Susan Brooks

Susan Brooks

Feb. 3 – Goal Setting
How to Set Goals that Deliver Results
Speaker – Susan Brooks, High Performance Coach





Jodi Low

Jodi Low


Feb. 10 – Taking Action
Use Your Experience to Get Results
Speaker – Jodi Low, U & Improved



Registration, networking, breakfast 8:00 – 8:30
Program – 8:30 – 9:30

Cost per session is $25 for members and $35 for the general public. Members can purchase a series pass for $75 (payment must be made in advance of first session).
RSVP online or call 480-967-7891

We are also holding a raffle to collect art supplies for TCH, The Centers for Habilitation. There are three ways to get a ticket.

  1. Buy a series pass and receive one free ticket.
  2. Bring art supplies to a session and receive one free ticket. (Needed items include construction paper, water color paint, brushes, glue, washable markers, crayons, colored pencils, glitter, beads, coloring books, etc.)
  3. Buy tickets at the event at $20 for each 5-pack of tickets.


Event Address

Western International University
1601 W. Fountainhead Pkwy. in Tempe.

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