Announcing our 2017 WIBLI Award finalists

By: Corinne Lumens Posted: 03/20/2017

Winners will be announced at our WIBLI Awards Ceremony, April 6

The Seattle Metro Chamber’s second annual Women in Business & Leadership Initiative (WIBLI) Awards will honor organizations and individuals who are making significant impact towards advancing gender equity in our region's workplaces and communities. We received nominations across a wide variety of industries and career levels and are thrilled to announce the finalists of our three awards categories:

WIBLI Business of the Year Finalists
Artemis Connection
The First Tee of Greater Seattle

WIBLI Female Leader of the Year Finalists
Anna Steffeney, LeaveLogic
Darcy Johnson, Fulcrum Capital
Kirsten Curry, Leading Retirement Solutions

WIBLI Rising Star Finalists
Marilee Jolin, South Seattle Emerald
Osiris Navarro, Madres Kitchen
Tran Huynh, Wells Fargo

Finalists were selected by our judging panel of corporate, non-profit, and civic leaders. We will announce the winners of each category at our WIBLI Awards Ceremony, April 6 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Westin Seattle.

Additionally, we are pleased to share that our keynote speaker will be the Mayor of Tacoma, Marilyn Strickland.

We invite you to join us for this event to celebrate excellent advancements towards gender equity in our region, and to connect with other supporters and advocates as we announce our first annual WIBLI Award winners.

Individual tickets start at $50 and tables of 10 at $450. For more information and to register, visit our WIBLI Awards event page.

The WIBLI Awards are presented by:

bank of america

About our Women in Leadership & Business Initiative program

Women in Business and Leadership Initiative events and programs inspire, educate, and connect Seattle-area women at all levels of their careers. Through our events--and our partnership with the 100% Talent Initiative--we aim to empower Seattle-area professionals to create significant change for themselves, their workplaces and their communities around gender equity issues, including closing our region’s gender wage gap. Get more information on our program page.