Financial Empowerment: Financial Considerations for Small Business Owners

Join us August 1 at 11:30 to learn more aobut how to tighten up your business practices for the best outcomes. We have a great panel of guest speakers and presenters ready to give you tools to help you be successful. This speed-workshop is designed to give you a wealth of information in a manageable time limit. Come ready to more »

Listening Fridays: Cycling, Weights & Kickboxing

Join us Friday, July 13 at noon at the SportsBarn Downtown for an opportunity to take time for yourself. Use your lunch hour to rejuvenate and focus your energy on keeping your body healthy. Try something new with a sampling of cycling, weights and kickboxing led by our own Ronelle Sellers. Introduce yourself to a new you! When: Friday, July more »

May Member Spotlight: Kim Shumpert

by Sabie Crowder Whether you have or have not had the chance to meet CWLI’s new executive director, Kim Shumpert, I invite you to take the time and catch up on the path that lead to our organization. Kim may be new in her role, but she is not new to her hometown of Chattanooga. A self-professed “Lake Lizard”, she more »

April Member Spotlight: Mary Edwards

by Sabie Crowder If you can get on her schedule, Mary Edwards goes into my must-meet-Chattanoogans category. The adjectives committed, vibrant, and hard-working come to mind after sitting with her for an hour. Her furrowed brow complements her wide-open smile as we talk through her past, her fears, her kids, and her impact on our town.   EARLY LIFE Mary more »

February Member Spotlight: Tangela Johnson

by Sabie Crowder Tangela grew up in small, rural town in Georgia an hour and a half south of Atlanta. She is a first generation college graduate whose brothers followed in her foot steps and completed college as well. “I knew at an early age that I was intellectually smart. I was a veracious reader who read all of the more »

January Member Spotlight: For Such A Time As This with Ronelle Sellers

by Sabie Crowder For a woman who was born, raised, and currently lives in Flintstone, Georgia, Ronelle Sellers is no small town girl. “I never thought there was a ceiling,” Ronelle speaks to her drive when complimented. “I had encouraging parents and strong female role models in my life. I want to be that for other women.” Her main priority more »