Women in Business is the Chamber’s largest committee and aims to educate, cultivate, inspire and empower women through networking and professional development.
Each month we host a luncheon to help local businesswomen and men with professional growth, personal development and networking. Luncheons consist of speakers or roundtable discussions and networking. Each luncheons spotlights 2-3 of our local nonprofit members.
Women Empowered Conference:
Held each fall, the Women Empowered Conference celebrates excellence, improves quality of life and empowers women. This conference is a day full of personal development and discovery, professional growth and learning , networking and empowerment.
ATHENA Awards Luncheon:
This event celebrates the Ogden area ATHENA Leadership Award Recipient. This award is presented to an Ogden area woman who has attained professional excellence, community service and actively assists women in their achievement of professional excellence and leadership skills.
Professional Development Grants & Scholarships:
The purpose of the WIB Professional Development Grant is to provide financial support to Women in Business members to attend professional training events and conferences which will enhance their professional career.
Women in Business provides scholarships to female students at Weber State University and Ogden-Weber Technical College who demonstrate a commitment to community service, a desire to learn and have a financial need.
Newsletter/ Social Media:
Members receive a monthly newsletter with all of our events, networking articles, etc.
Members have access to the Facebook and Instagram pages where they can connect personally and professionally with other members.
You must be a member of the Ogden-Weber Chamber of Commerce to become a member of the Women in Business Committee. Annual dues are $65 (partner members may cover the cost of membership). Committee dues help cover monthly luncheon overhead, speaker gifts and lunches, monthly newsletter, etc.
ATHENA LEADERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS
2023 ATHENA Award Recipient:
Sara Toliver, CDME, is President/CEO of Visit Ogden. A graduate of Ogden High School, she went on to receive both her BS and MBA degrees from Utah State University before opening three retail stores on Historic 25th Street in downtown Ogden. Her participation in the ensuing redevelopment of this historic district led to Sara’s increased involvement in and passion for the Ogden community. This passion continues to drive her in her day-to-day activities to make the greater Ogden area an amazing visitor destination and wonderful place to live.