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 (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 Panel
Miki Brooks of Fullbrooks Cafe
Kris Cornwell of Cornwell Jewelers
Kerry Pigman of Ed Map
Natalie Tevis of Airclaws

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: Register online HERE. Chamber Members who would rather receive an invoice and pay by check can register by e-mailing

Please contact Michelle Oestrike at for exciting Sponsorship Opportunities!

Step In: Premier Event Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor

Breakfast Sponsor

Lift Up: Morning & Afternoon Session Sponsor