Welcome Women Business Owners

WBO is recognized as the premier women's entrepreneurial organization in North Florida, increasing recognition of women business owners and their successes and encouraging ownership by women in business. Our Mission is to inspire women business owners to grow through networking, education, and support.
 
August Dinner Meeting
Date 
August 24, 2020
Dinner Registration De
adline is 8/19/2020
Time 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Networking Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner and Program
Location
Bonefish Grill - Mandarin
10950 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223
July Dinner Menu


Classic Caesar Salad
 

Atlantic Salmon with mango salsa

OR

Vegetarian Bowl - fresh vegetables, Jasmine rice, 

mango salsa, Thai Chili Sauce 

Dessert - TBD

 

Program for the Evening:  Succeeding as a Woman Business Owner During Challenging Times

 Keynote Speaker Aundra Wallace, President JaxUSA,  (in person), JAXUSA Partnership

   
Aundra Wallace is president of the JAXUSA Partnership, the private, nonprofit reginal economic development arm of JAX Chamber overseeing efforts of the seven counties of Northeast Florida.
JAXUSA's mission is to be a catalyst for economic growth and maximize the region's unique resources to aggressively recruit jobs and capital investment. Aundra has served as CEO of the Downtown Investment Authority where he made significant impacts to the economy and vibrancy of downtown.  He brings a passion for bettering our community and a vision for taking Jacksonville to the next level.  Aundra will be sharing JaxUSA’s strategies to Elevate Jacksonville, and how the Vice President of Elevate Jacksonville will play in integral part of the JaxUSA vision.  

Keynote Speaker Angela Timberlake, Vice President, Elevate Women (via Zoom), JAXUSA Partnership

 

Angela Timberlake joins JAXUSA Partnership as Vice President, Elevate Women – a new leadership role designed to address identified gender gaps in Northeast Florida leadership. In her new role, Timberlake will develop and lead strategies to increase the number and percentage of women in C-suite roles, on corporate boards and in political office in Northeast Florida.

The new position was announced in December, part of an initiative between the Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Coalition and JAX Chamber. The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida secured funding from individual and corporate donors to fund the position for its first three years.

 Angela will share the opportunities and vision for elevating women entrepreneurs.



If you cannot attend in person due to COVID-19, we have added our new Zoom virtual meeting attendance!  We even have a special gift opportunity for those of you who attend in this way so you don't get left out of the door prize drawing.
Register For the Dinner Meeting Now!
Deadline For Registration is August 19, 2020