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Women’s Week by Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

March 4-8

Women’s Week, presented by Dawn Foods, is a weeklong celebration of the women in our community, highlighting some of the leaders that are trailblazing paths in industries such as motor sports, global enterprise, and policing.

This week includes daily videos featuring female leaders in Jackson, several exciting events, and a “Wall of Fame” to showcase women who deserve attention for the great work they do in our community every day.

Women’s Week Agenda

MONDAY, MARCH 4th: Featuring Women in Global Enterprise sponsored by Dawn Foods

9am: View an inspirational message from Jennifer Cloherty, Chief Financial Officer (Dawn Foods) on Facebook.
11:30-1pm: Economic Luncheon featuring the President of ATHENA International as well as our local ATHENA and NIKE Award Winners at Gene Davis & Sons from 11:30am-1pm. The Economic Luncheon is sponsored by TRUE Community Credit Union.

TUESDAY, MARCH 5th: Featuring Women in Law Enforcement sponsored by City of Jackson

9am: View an inspirational message from Sammy Jones, Patrol Officer (City of Jackson Police Department) on Facebook.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6th: Featuring Women in Motor Sports sponsored by Michigan International Speedway (MIS)

9am: View an inspirational message from Claudia Wooten, Sr. Manager of Partnership Services (MIS) on Facebook.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7th: Featuring Women Who Run Capital Campaigns made possible by Jackson YMCA

9am: View an inspirational message from Shawna Tello, Chief Executive Officer (Jackson YMCA) on Facebook.

FRIDAY, MARCH 8TH: Featuring Women in Local Government

9am: View an inspirational message from Shalanda Hunt, City Councilor (Ward 5, City of Jackson) on Facebook.
7:30-9am: Women’s Week Panel Discussion featuring Elena Taylor | VP of National Accounts (Dawn Foods), Sammy Jones | Patrol Officer (City of Jackson Police Dept.), Jennifer Hutchinson| Sr. Director of Event Operations (Michigan International Speedway), Shawna Tello | Chief Executive Officer (Jackson YMCA), and Shalanda Hunt | City Council (Ward 5, City of Jackson)

Women’s Week is made possible by: