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Chair’s Corner: State of the Network

Chair’s Corner: State of the Network

By Michele Curry, Commerce Bank, Women's Network Chair 2020 was certainly a hard year for all of us, and we’ve all witnessed the incredible impact the pandemic has had on our local businesses. Our members and members of the Chamber have had to make hard decisions...

Member Profile: Fran Muench

Member Profile: Fran Muench

Hi everyone, I’m Fran Muench, Financial Coordinator at First Presbyterian Church. I grew up in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights. After attending a huge high school, I wanted the small college experience. Attending William Woods University was perfect. Along...

Chair’s Corner: State of the Network

Chair’s Corner: Build Your Future

By Michele Curry, Commerce Bank, Women's Network Chair Have you ever been in a meeting and had thoughts that were opposing or different than the group but didn’t speak up as to not rock the boat? Or have you been on a project that received critical feedback that...



Marketing & Communications Committee Meeting

The Marketing & Communications Committee promotes Women’s Network activities and events through a variety of digital and traditional media channels. The committee prepares brochures,...

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Roses for Mentors 2021

Celebrate ATHENA International Awards week by honoring a mentor in your life! Roses for Mentors are the perfect way to say thank you and show...

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Monthly Program Committee Meeting

The Monthly Program Committee develops informative and dynamic monthly luncheon programming with an emphasis on business and leadership development. All programs meet the mission...

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“Women’s Network has connected me in the community in ways I never thought possible; it is the single best decision I have made in my path as a leader.”

-Michele Batye

 “Being on Steering for the first time has been empowering for my professional development as a leader.”

-Dr. Janice Dawson Threat

“My favorite part of Women’s Network is connecting and meeting new people and the Changing the Odds Committee.”

-Nadia Ryakhmyatullov

“My favorite part of Women’s Network is all the connections I’ve made by getting involved with committees.”

-Michele Curry

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