Chamber News

Columbus Chamber Women’s Collective: Empowering Women in the Workforce

March 12th, 2024

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of The Women’s Collective, a new initiative aimed at advancing women in the workforce.

The Women’s Collective is a dynamic and empowering community of women united by a common purpose – to celebrate women in the workforce and support them at every stage of their careers. This vibrant group seeks to inform, connect, champion, and advocate for women in the Columbus Region.

“We are incredibly excited about the launch of The Women’s Collective, as it will serve as a central hub for empowering women in our Columbus Region business community,” expressed Don DePerro, President and CEO of the Columbus Chamber. “Through this initiative, our goal is to offer women resources and opportunities to excel in the workforce and attain their professional aspirations.”

The Women’s Collective offers a diverse range of resources and opportunities for women of all backgrounds. From networking events and professional development workshops to mentorship programs and advocacy initiatives, The Women’s Collective is committed to supporting women in their career journeys.

“We believe that when women succeed, our entire community thrives,” said Lorie Holt, Vice President of Member Services for the Columbus Chamber. “We invite women from all walks of life to join us in this important mission of empowerment and advancement.”

The Women’s Collective is open to women of all professions and industries. To learn more about The Women’s Collective and how to get involved, visit

About The Columbus Chamber of Commerce: The Columbus Chamber of Commerce is a mission-driven nonprofit organization that serves more than 2,300 organizations. Founded in 1884, the Columbus Chamber is dedicated to fostering prosperity and growth in the Columbus Region Business Community through connections, resources, and advocacy. Serving as the epicenter of the Columbus Region’s business community, the Columbus Chamber provides an interconnected ecosystem where businesses collaborate to eliminate barriers to prosperity, creating a vibrant environment for enterprises throughout the Columbus Region. Together, we make our region an exceptional business destination. Learn more:

About The Women’s Collective: The Women’s Collective is an initiative of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce dedicated to advancing women in the workforce. Through networking events, professional development workshops, mentorship programs, and advocacy initiatives, The Women’s Collective seeks to empower women and support their career growth. Learn more