Connect with female leaders throughout the region.

Your career path is stronger when you’re surrounded by a network of women across multiple industries, generations, and perspectives. Strengthen your skills, your network, and your influence through these offerings.


Quarterly Connect

Connect each quarter to advance your career or business. These gatherings are designed to grow your network with other female professionals. Register through our calendar to attend our next QC. We encourage members to invite a non-member to these gatherings.

Affinity Groups

These member-led groups allow for a more intimate look at current women’s issues at a pace decided upon by the group members. If you are interested in starting an affinity group, let the CWLI staff help you form your group.

Nonprofit Coffee Talk

Nonprofit Coffee Talk meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 9:00am.

Join other professionals as we talk through the challenges and rewards of nonprofit life. All are welcome regardless of position or tenure.

Led by Sande Lambert of Signal Centers

Leaders and Readers: A Book Club

Leaders and Readers meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm. 

Led by Cyndi Allen and Kira Headlee

Readers and Leaders are talkers and listeners, doers and thinkers. Monthly book selections are sure to spark lively discussion as well as quiet reflection. 

 All members are welcome to join, even if you haven’t read the book. Supplemental materials will be available to accompany each month’s book. 


Small Biz/Entrepreneur Synergy Circle

Small Biz Synergy Circle meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 12:00pm. 

Led by Jennifer Leach and Whitney Belden

syn·er·gy noun: The interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects.

Entrepreneurs often face unique challenges while launching and running their businesses. Join other small biz owners and entrepreneurs to synergize together, sharing ideas and providing support for one another. 

*Anyone who works in a small business is welcome to join.

*Bring your own lunch. 

Member Hub

As a CWLI member, you receive the benefit of our online Member Hub. Connect with other professional women and grow your business relationships. Our member directory helps you support female owned businesses and advance your network.

1:1 Mentoring

We are currently working to build out a mentoring program. If you are interested in being a Mentor or a Mentee, please complete the brief survey below to help us build out our  process. 

1:1 Mentoring

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