November Member Spotlight: Julie Davis

By Sabie Crowder Julie Davis is a woman you want to know. Fun, smart, thoughtful, and courageous, she is a role model to women who take leaps from an outgrown position to huge potential. Julie’s fourth generation roots are deep in her tight-knit Soddy Daisy community. Self-professed small town girl and life of the party, Julie was voted Friendliest in more »

CWLI Gives Back: Introducing Our Virtual Angel Tree

‘Tis the season! Not of sugarplums and Santa, but of giving and thinking of others before ourselves. Many of us already approach the holiday season by donating time and money, and there are many causes, organizations, and initiatives worthy of your time and attention. This year, CWLI wants to join in this narrative and provide you with with extra ways more »

October Member Spotlight: Alese Taylor

By Sabie Crowder Admiration. That’s my first thought when I meet someone who has always known what they wanted to pursue. The dots connect, they see the path, and they start walking it. I admire Alese Taylor for uncovering her calling and taking steps to cultivate it through extensive education, smart career choices, and deep extra-curricular involvement. Alese is currently more »

September Member Spotlight: Getting Un-Stuck with Kelly Summersett

By Sabie Crowder It’s 6 a.m. and Kelly is already halfway through a workout with her small group in her home gym. If you’re anything like me, being up and sweating at that hour sounds like a bad joke or wishful thinking. But after spending time with toned and glowing Kelly, I realize that first and foremost, it’s not about more »

August Member Spotlight: Marj Flemming Leads By Example

By Sabie Crowder Marj Flemming and Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute have been synonymous in the community for decades, but now at over 650 members, many may not know Marj or her contributions to our organization. Over 25 years ago, Marj and a group of influential Chattanooga women met regularly to catch up and socialize. “The Women’s Leadership Institute was initiated more »