Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala

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Name: Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala
Date: January 30, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM MST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Sponsored by KeyBank

Now in its 7th year recognizing over 175 women, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala celebrates and recognizes women who operate at the highest level of business performance and community leadership. This event recognizes the professional achievements and contributions to the Denver community by these women. The women are chosen by a selection committee that includes some of our past Top 25 honorees. Last year, the event sold out with over 650 people in attendance!  The event will start with a cocktail hour, followed by a sit down dinner and awards ceremony.
Dressy Cocktail Attire. Cash bar.

Interested in sponsoring the 2019 Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala?
Please reach out to Heather Howerton,, or call 303.458.0220

Top 25 Emcee: Simone Ross
Simone D. Ross is a Denver native who grew up in Denver.  After graduating from Denver East High School, Simone attended Colorado State University where she earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts and English, she later returned to Colorado State University to earn an MBA. Simone is passionate about building empowered, sustainable, and safe communities. This passion is demonstrated through her work with youth, with a special emphasis on young girls. This passion also fuels her work in healthcare administration, where she’s spent her career working to navigate the intricacies of the industry, while finding solutions to industry challenges. Simone is a champion of the enfranchisement of women locally and globally. She actively contributes to national women’s leadership forums, and serves as a thought partner, and change agent throughout the Denver/Metro community. Simone has received a variety of awards and recognition for her impact her on the community.

Previous Top 25 Winners

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2019 Top 25 Most Powerful Women:
Michele Ashby

Barbara Brohl
BJ Brohl Strategies

Debbie Brown

Peg Burnette, CPA
Denver Health and Hospital Authority

Dr. Janine Davidson
MSU Denver

Helen Drexler
Delta Dental of Colorado

Veronica Figoli
Denver Public Schools Foundation

Lori Fox
Taloma Partners

Suzanne Griffiths
Griffiths Law PC

Heidi Ganahl
CU Regent

Alice Jackson
Xcel Energy-Colorado  

Tasha Jones
Brookfield Properties

Heather Lafferty
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver

Kathy Nesbitt
University of Colorado

Beth Perez
DaVita, Inc.

Lorii Rabinowitz
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Katica Roy

Danielle Shoots
Comcast Cable Corporation

Melanie Ulle
Women in Kind

Meranda M. Vieyra
Denver Legal Marketing LLC

Kathleen Quinn Votaw

Beth Walker
Colorado State University

Heidi Williams
City of Thornton/Home Builders of Metro Denver
Betsy Wiersma
Wiersma Experience Marketing/CampExperience Network
Ellen Winkler

Hilton City Center
1701 California St.
Denver, CO
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday January 30th, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Contact Information:
Heather Howerton, Program and Marketing Manager
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