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To bring together working women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and recognition.


Working Women: Provide a nurturing environment responsive to the needs of working women which addresses the unique challenges facing them

Opportunities: Foster awareness for personal and professional growth

Mentoring: Connect outreach efforts for service to others and the community

Education: Expand knowledge base through intellectual dialogue

Networking: Facilitate personal, business, organization visibility at council events


  • Increase awareness of the contributions of working women in the Michiana region, by awarding a plaque to a “Woman of the Year” at our Chamber Annual Meeting
  • Focus on relevant topics paired with speakers for monthly luncheons
  • Provide relevant topics paired with speaker/panel expertise and presentation skills
  • Create an atmosphere where all attendees feel welcome

Council Meeting Time: 1st Tuesday 8:30 am

Council Co-Chairs: Cathy Antonelli, Town of Bristol and Lisa Zollinger, Waterford Crossing

Board Liaisons: Kym Baker, Ruoff Home Mortgage and Hayley Boling, Boling Vision Center

Staff Liaison: Kathy Cardwell

Chamber Events

Wed 19
Thu 20

Women’s Council 2021 Planning Retreat

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Thu 27
Sep 15

Front Line Leadership Training Series

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 13

OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Training – 2020

October 13 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm