Women’s Summit

Date(s) - October 27, 2017
8:30 am - 5:30 pm

The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the inaugural Athens Area Women’s Summit on Friday, October 27! This all-day conference has been designed to inspire and empower attendees from all career fields and levels. Inspirational speakers and community exemplars will take attendees through a journey of personal and professional development through both academic approaches and real-life experiences.


Speakers include:

Morning Keynote Speaker
Nicole J. Phillips (Author, Kindness is Contagious)

Afternoon Keynote, Coffee, and Cocktails
Beatrice Selotlegeng (Director, Junior Executive Business Program, Ohio University College of Business)

Additional Speakers
Cheryl Herbert (Senior VP of Regional Operations, OhioHealth)
Jennifer Murphy (Assistant Dean, Career Management & Student Success, Ohio University College of Business)
Geneva Murray (Director, Ohio University Women’s Center)
George Paidas (Founder of Embros, a strategic planning, coaching, and leadership consulting firm)
Tammy Reynolds (Executive-in-Residence, Ohio University College of Business)

Entrepreneurial Roundtable
Kris Cornwell of Cornwell Jewelers
Jennifer L’Heureux of Nelsonville Emporium
Kerry Pigman of Ed Map
Natalie Tevis of Airclaws
Danielle Young of Nature’s Magic



What: Athens Area Women’s Summit

Where: Ohio University Inn & Conference Center located at 331 Richland Avenue, Athens, OH 45701

When: Friday, October 27, 2017 from 8:30am to 5:30pm

Cost: $75; includes continental breakfast, lunch, and Swag Bag. T shirts are available for an additional $20 and can be purchased during registration.

How: Registration opens Monday, August 28 at 8:00am. Register online HERE.

Please contact Michelle Oestrike at michelle@athenschamber.com for exciting Sponsorship Opportunities!

Planning Committee:
Tammy Bobo, Hocking Valley Bank
Tanya Conrath, Innovation Center
Kris Cornwell, Cornwell Jewelers
Kristi Kinnard, Career Connections
Candace Miller, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital
Geneva Murray, Ohio University Women’s Center
Michelle Oestrike, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
Polly Sumney, Hocking Valley Bank

Ohio University Inn & Conference Center