Activities and Events

Activities and Events

CWLI activities to support the mission and goals include, but are not limited to, the following:

Annual Leadership Address to the Community

An address to the Chattanooga community by a nationally-recognized woman leader.  Past speakers include former Canadian Prime Minster Kim Campbell; Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller; activist Gloria Steinem; FDIC Chairman Shelia Bair; and Stacy Allison, the first American woman to summit Mt. Everest.

Leadership Luncheon Series

A quarterly luncheon series featuring female community business, civic and political leaders presenting information relating to business and leadership.  Topics discussed are timely, wide-ranging and provocative.


Women Know Finance Series

A multi-part series of lunch and learn seminars that provide women the financial know-how to grow as leaders in the boardroom, in their professional lives and in their personal lives.

Leadership Studies Series (members only)

A members-only program using leadership books and articles to promote discussion and learning.

Networking Opportunities

Regular informal opportunities to network with women leaders engaging settings around Chattanooga.  Some networking events are members-only, however most are open to members and their guests. If you would like more information, please email for more information.

Women Mentoring Women

An eight-part program designed to help develop mentoring skills in emerging women leaders so they may mentor and provide leadership for other women. For more information refer to the Women Mentoring Women Page.