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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

Thu 22
Thu 22

Intrigue, Inspire, IGNITE Elkhart County – 2020

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue 27

Front Line Leadership: Performance Management

October 27 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 03

Front Line Leadership: Team Work

November 3 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 05

EHS Conference 2020 – Sponsor/Exhibitor

November 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm