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Friday, March 18, 2022
7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Radisson Blu - Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington
Join us for the 11th annual WomEn’s Leadership Forum, where this year’s theme is Charting Your Course. The WomEn’s Leadership Forum was created for women to hone their leadership skills. This event will engage, educate, and empower professionals of all levels. The conference features female speakers and panelists, who share their stories, advice, and help to empower their peers.
INTRODUCING THE SPEAKERSKeynote InterviewCourtney GodfreyCourtney Godfrey is a local TV reporter in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While her job is fun and fulfilling, Courtney’s biggest accomplishments stem from her advocacy and charitable work. After suffering a life altering injury in 2017, Godfrey has used her platform as a local TV reporter to spread a message of hope and perseverance. In 2021, she took a huge leap of faith by pursuing a career in competitive snowboarding – landing her on the world stage. Her story of resilience will have you both laughing and crying, all while challenging you to shift your perspective.Power Forum
As part of the DCR Chamber Charitable Foundation’s initiatives, scholarships will be presented to excelling young women looking to chart their own professional course.
Check out the Marketplace where many vendors and businesses display tasty treats, apparel, accessories, services, beauty products, travel options, and more!
You can be an exhibitor in the Vendor Marketplace! Please click HERE to download an application. Applications must be received by February 18, 2022.
And don’t forget the Wine & Spirits Pull, where you can take home a bottle to enjoy later. This is a popular portion of the event to see what cork number you pick that corresponds to the wine and spirits on display.
This signature event raises funds for the DCR Chamber's Charitable Foundation, supporting our community initiatives, scholarship program, and non-profit partners.
Tentative Schedule of Events*
7:30 AM Registration/Marketplace
8:00 AM Opening Remarks
Annual Awards Presentation
Foundation Scholarship Presentation
9:15 AM Marketplace
9:45 AM Power Forum
11:00 AM Marketplace
11:30 AM Keynote Interview
12:30 PM Marketplace
1:00 PM Event Concludes
*subject to change
Check out all the great pictures from the 10th Annual event HERE.
Registration for the 2022 WomEn's Leadership Forum is now open!
Learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities HERE.
Contact Laura Roehl for sponsorship information.
Reserve your table in the Vendor Marketplace HERE.
NOW CLOSED: Nominations for the 2022 WomEn's Leadership Forum Scholarships are now open!
Young women in Dakota County, pursuing futures in high-demand careers that require certification or licensure are encouraged to apply. Please see the application for additional details. Applications must be received by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, January 26.
The awards recognize high professional performance standards and contributions of women in Dakota County.
Women to Watch Award
Champion of Women Award
Please submit your nomination by 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 24, 2022.