• MetroWest Chamber Women's Leadership Forum

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    Name: MetroWest Chamber Women's Leadership Forum
    Date: May 4, 2018
    Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    2018 MetroWest Chamber Women's Leadership Forum
    Network. Connect. Learn. Be Inspired

    Join us for this inspiring event packed with stories about overcoming personal obstacles, achieving goals, and developing strategies to become a more effective leader. Schedule has been designed with "School Drop Off and Pick-Up" in mind!

    8:30 - 9:15
        Registration, Light Breakfast, Shopping and Networking*
    9:15 - 1:30
        Speaker Sessions, Keynote Luncheon
    1:30 - 2:30    "Meet and Greet" with speakers, including photo ops
    *Networking and shopping opportunities throughout the event 

       Network with other women in business
       Connect with local MetroWest businesses 
       Learn from an amazing lineup of speakers
       Be Inspired to TAKE ACTION!

    Luncheon Keynote:  Meghan Duggan, Olympic and World Champion
    Hear from team captain and professional Women's Hockey player, Meghan Duggan about how "before they won gold, they fought for equal pay." Entrepreneurs, moms, and CEOs won't want to miss this unique opportunity to hear about setting goals and affecting institutional change and how to be a "leader of leaders" as the captain of a high performing team!.
    Attendees will be welcome to join Meghan during a post-luncheon photo and autograph session.

    Featured Speakers:

      Collette DiVitto, Founder 

    Rosemary Alfredo                                                                                
    Collettey's Cookies

    Be inspired by local entrepreneur and "2017 New Englander of the Year," Collette DiVitto, and her business partner, advocate, and mother, Rosemary Alfredo, whose inspirational story went viral - and global - in late 2016. Since then, the entrepreneur and her amazing cookies have been on the Red Carpet at the Oscars, spoken at the United Nations and US Congress, and  most recently formed a nonprofit to train and create jobs for people with developmental disabilities. The creation of Collettey's Cookies was a the story of a women who turned multiple rejections for employment into a game-changing, job-creating entrepreneurial opportunity. This year, they will share an update on the company's explosive growth to date!
    Learn more about Collette's amazing story here.

    Christine Guthery, Founder and Executive Director                                                                               
    SPARK Kindness
    Community leader, Christine Guthery shares her formula for leading with impact –the SPARK model is a proven approach for solving difficult problems TOGETHER by focusing on strengths and shared interests, becoming more “comfortable with conflict,” and measuring results. Session will address the impacts of the opioid crisis on our communities and businesses and how we might all work together to reduce the stigma and support our employees affected by addiction.

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    The VERVE - Crowne Plaza Hotel Natick
    1360 Worcester Road
    Natick, MA 01760
    Date/Time Information:
    ***JOIN US***
    Friday, May 4th 2018
    8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    ​Speaker Sessions run 
    9:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Paul Joseph

    Full Conference Admission
    $95 Member 
    $125 Not-Yet Member 
    $600 Member-sponsored Group Rate, Table (for 8 attendees)

    Non-Profit Organizations and Students, Full Conference Admission
    $75 Student Rate
    $75  Non-Profit Member  
    $100 Non-Profit, Not-Yet Member

    Shop Local before Mother's Day!
    Exhibitor Booths for Women-Owned Businesses
    $150 Member Business Exhibitor
    $200 Not-Yet Member Business Exhibitor
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