The Seattle Metro Chamber’s third 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 Rising Star Finalists
Ashlea Elliott, Lean-In Seattle
Kim Veale, Seattle Storm
Kate Freels, ZGF Architects
WIBLI Female Leader of the Year Finalists
Hon. Tana Senn, Washington State Representative
Trisha Tyler, Mercer
Pallavi Wahi, K & L Gates
WIBLI Business of the Year Finalists
The Swing Shift
Female Founders Alliance
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, July 18 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Westin Seattle.
Additionally, we are pleased to share that our keynote speaker will be Seattle Police Interim Chief Carmen Best.
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:
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, 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.