Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    • Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    • 12 sessions
    • The Edney Innovation Center, 1100 Market Street, Floor Five Chattanooga, TN 37402

    Self-care is one of the most important aspects of being an effective leader, but we often do not prioritize ourselves over other demands.

    The Power of Happy is  a new, 12-month habit building series for women leaders that will give them the tools to become a happier, healthier version of themselves. Core material developed and brought to you by Life, Health, and Happiness Coach, Kelly Summersett.


    January 24th, Introduction to The Power of Happy

    February 28th, Your Thoughts and Words Matter

    March 28th, The Inner Critic

    April 25th, Gratitude


    May 23rd, Nutrition and Health

    June 27th, Fitness and Exercise

    July 25th, The Importance of Sleep


    August 22nd, Compassion

    September 26th, Using Your Voice


    October 24th, Meditation and Reset

    November 28th, Emotional and Spiritual Health

    December 19th, Doing What You Love and Having Fun

    This series is open to members and non members with the option to partake in the whole series or individuals sessions.

    Sessions will be held in the Community Space* located on Floor Five of the Edney Innovation Center. Metered parking is available surrounding the Innovation Center and is at the responsibility of the individual.

    Light refreshments, coffee, and materials will be provided.

    *The January 24th session will be held in the Accelerator Space on Floor Five.

    • Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    • 12:30 PM
    • Hennens Restaurant, 193 Chestnut Street
    • 10
    Registration is closed

    Small business owners and entrepreneurs who work from home are encouraged to attend this informal lunch to build your network and socialize outside the home office!

    Lunch is on your own.

    Hosted by CWLI member, Bea Lurie.

    • Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • The Edney, 1100 Market Street Floor Five

    Join us Tuesday, July 11th for a Mentor Meet Up opportunity! Hear from local non-profits that are in need of mentors and network with other women in CWLI either seeking a mentor or looking to serve as a mentor.

    Coffee and refreshments will be served. 

    This is a members only event.

    • Friday, August 18, 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Chattanooga Public Library, Floor Four 1001 Broad Street
    • 17

    Join us Friday, August 18th over lunch to discuss Arianna Huffington's, Thrive

    Our skewed perception of what success is may have led us, at one point in time or another, to burnout, dissatisfied or broken relationships, illness, unhappiness - you get the idea. 

    Thrive shines a light on the missing ingredient in our perception of success. Important things such as well-being, wonder, and wisdom and giving. Thrive goes beyond just money and power. 

    Redefine success and combat the burnout.

    This is a members only event. Space is limited so make sure to register early! 

    NOTE: In order to get the most of this leadership study, we kindly as that the book be read ahead of time to ensure an enriching and engaging discussion among the group.

    The book is available at all major retailers and online! 

    • Thursday, September 07, 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Chattanoogan Hotel

    What is the best thinking around leadership?

    Join us Friday, September 7th at the Chattanoogan Hotel. We will hear from insights from a dynamic community leader on best practices in leadership and how we can strengthen our skills and increase our influence in our workplace and community. 

    • Monday, October 23, 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Bessie Smith Cultural Center 200 E M L King Blvd

    Join us Monday, October 23rd for our Sustaining Member luncheon at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center. 

    Meet Dr. Rebecca Ashford. Dr. Ashford recently joined Chattanooga State as President in July 2017. With years of experience in academic leadership , serving  in Alabama, New York, and Tennessee, Dr. Ashford is looking to focus on student success and graduation and to continue the Chattanooga State's tradition of partnering with business and industry to meet the workforce needs of the community.

    Meet Dr. Ashford and hear her journey as she navigated the career that brought her to where is she today.

    This is a sustaining members only event. 

Past events

Thursday, June 22, 2017 Networking at Dish T' Pass Cafe
Thursday, June 15, 2017 Legal Rights Panel: What You Need To Know
Monday, June 05, 2017 CWLI Family Night with the Chattanooga Lookouts!
Friday, June 02, 2017 Diversity & Inclusion, Part Two: Through the Company Lens
Thursday, June 01, 2017 New Member Orientation
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Leadership Insights: An Evening with Vicky Gregg
Thursday, May 25, 2017 Leadership Study: Good Leaders Listen
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Home Office Affinity Group
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Networking at Office Furniture Warehouse
Thursday, May 11, 2017 Financial Empowerment 101: Things You Wished Your Mother Had Told You
Thursday, April 27, 2017 Financial Empowerment 101: Retirement Planning, Insurance, oh my!
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Home Office Affinity Group
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Networking at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Financial Empowerment 101: Building a Strong Financial Foundation
Friday, April 14, 2017 CWLI WMW Alumni Networking: Speed Mentoring
Thursday, March 30, 2017 New Member Orientation
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Leadership Study: Women In History
Friday, March 17, 2017 Diversity and Inclusion: Part One
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Home Office Affinity Group
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 March Networking at The Incubator!
Saturday, March 04, 2017 CWLI Gives Back: Habitat for Humanity Women Build
Sunday, February 26, 2017 Legislative Advocacy Skills Workshop
Friday, February 24, 2017 Donate
Thursday, February 23, 2017 IMPACT Sponsor and Sustainer Reception
Thursday, February 23, 2017 12th Annual IMPACT Leadership Dinner
Thursday, February 02, 2017 Chattanooga Mayoral Candidate Forum
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 Non Profit Night at the Flying Squirrel!
Friday, January 20, 2017 Annual Meeting
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Networking at the Edney Innovation Center
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 CWLI Annual Holiday Party
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Are You Doing What You Love?
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Leadership Study: Leadership Lessons Learned from 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 New Member Orientation
Monday, November 07, 2016 Membership Kick Off Celebration
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Sustaining Member Luncheon featuring Vicky Gregg
Thursday, October 13, 2016 October Network at Chambliss Center for Children!
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Women Know: Financial Empowerment Series
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Networking with HHM, Freight Depot Accounting and Southside Creative!
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Women, Money, and Influence
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Join us in celebrating 20 years!
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Leadership Study: Toxic Leadership
Friday, August 05, 2016 August Networking at CBI Tennessee
Friday, June 17, 2016 Growing Your Value Through Civic Engagement
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 Networking at the Center for Mindful Living!
Friday, May 13, 2016 Promoting Self by Promoting Others: Women as Advocates
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 New Member Orientation
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Networking at the Sculpture Fields of Montague Park
Friday, April 22, 2016 Leadership Luncheon: Knowing Your Value
Tuesday, April 05, 2016 Women Know: Finance in the Boardroom Series
Thursday, February 18, 2016 IMPACT Leadership Dinner
Thursday, January 21, 2016 January Networking at Willa on 2 NorthShore
Friday, January 15, 2016 CWLI Annual Meeting
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 August Networking at The Next Door