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!.
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.
Attendees will be welcome to join Meghan during a post-luncheon photo and autograph session.
Collette DiVitto, Founder
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