Upcoming Events:


Headshot Happy Hour

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

4:30 - 7:30pm

Monroe's Restaurant

Join the Women’s Council, for a night of networking featuring on-site professional photographer, Natalie Sinisgalli of Natalie Sinisgalli Photography, ready to take your new headshot! Choose the best of several poses and receive a hi-res digital photo. Whether it’s time to update your image or just have a second headshot available for LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or other professional network profile, this event is all about helping YOU drive your professional image!   

This is our kick-off for the 2019 Women's Council membership year. The cost is just $35 for Women's Council members, and $50 for nonmembers--an incredible deal!  If you want to join us just for networking, you may purchase a "No Headshot/Networking Only" ticket for $15. All tickets include complimentary hors d'oeuvres and one drink (wine or beer). Additional beverages and food available for purchase.

Given the nature of this event, please RSVP early. Buy a ticket during the 15-minute time block of your choice to secure your spot. Space is limited for each block!

Please contact Michele Hefferon (michele.hefferon@GreaterRochesterChamber.com) with any questions.

Fashion Week of Rochester Boutique Crawl

Thursday, October 4, 2018

5:00 - 9:00pm

Join the Women's Council to get your wardrobe Fall-ready or start your holiday shopping early as we team up with Fashion Week of Rochester. More details to come, stay tuned!


Building Your Briefcase: ATHENA Leadership Roundtable

November 2018

Powerful women, powerful stories! Join us for an up close and personal chat with some of Rochester's most successful women in business at this year's ATHENA Leadership Roundtable. More information coming soon.


2019 ATHENA Awards Dinner

Thursday, January 24, 2019

5:00 - 8:30pm

Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and the Women's Council, cordially invite you to attend the 2019 ATHENA Awards Dinner.

The ATHENA Award® honors professional women leaders who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishments, devote time to their community, and forge paths of leadership for other women.

The ATHENA Young Professional Award® recognizes rising professional women leaders between 30 - 45 years of age who exhibit similar traits.

The ATHENA Organizational Award®  The ATHENA Organizational Award® will be presented to a woman-owned organization who creates a culture that encourages women employees to achieve their full leadership potential; gives back to the larger community of women and girls by providing and/or supporting leadership development opportunities and initiatives; and supports and develops women's leadership initiatives on a global scale.