Upcoming events

    • Tue, March 16, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Tue, August 17, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • Virtual
    Register

    Key’s to Financial Wellness Series

    Presented by KeyBank, NAWBO Columbus Business Champion

    Join NAWBO Columbus and KeyBank for an all-encompassing program, providing you and your employees with a dedicated team to deliver educational tools, products, and benefits to improve Financial Wellness. We will meet monthly and work together during this 6 month program to bring solutions, tools, and resources to help you achieve your business and financial goals, as well as those of your employees. 

    Employer Benefits include:

    • Improving employee engagement and business performance. 
    • Showing you’re invested not only in an employee’s overall health, but their future 
    • Helping to attract and retain the best talent -Financial Wellness is the top benefit employees seek that they don’t have today!

    “Creating financial security or financial wellness program results in motivated employees, the ability to hire and maintain top talents, and creating a happy and satisfying work environment.”- Kate Kurzawska, What is Financial Wellness and Why is it important for Your Business?

    Join us for 1 session or all!

    Dates & topics include:

    • April 20th at 9am- Spending and Saving Wisely
    • May 18th at 9am- Saving and Investing, Why saving is important, setting goals, how to be prepared for emergencies, investing, college, retirement, how to start saving
    • June 15th at 9am-  Understanding your Credit Score and Options- What is it, how to find it, calculate it, rebuilt it, maximize it, how can Key help
    • July 20th at 9am-  Home Ownership
    • August 17th at 9am-  Managing Your Debt- Options to get out of debt, strategies for managing debt, ways to consolidate debt

    About our Speakers:


    Christy Gale is an Account Manager, and joined KeyBank in January 2017.  She brings more than 30 years of banking experience, and currently supports Business Banking and Middle Market Commercial clients in the Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton areas in delivering financial literacy and wellness solutions through Key Bank’s Key@Work program. 



    Terrence Ferguson is a Key@Work Relationship Manager and joined KeyBank in May 2020.  Terrence supports our Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton Retail teams in sustaining & expanding K@W in area businesses. Before joining Key last year, Terrence spent three years at Macy’s Corporate leading domestic & offshore Customer Service & Credit Operations teams.  Terrence graduated with an undergraduate degree in Marketing & Human Resources from Xavier University.



      • Tue, August 03, 2021
      • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
      • Virtual


      Virtual Lunch & Learn

      Wellness 101® A Great Place to Start

      JOIN NAWBO NATIONAL FOR WEEKLY LUNCH & LEARN VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING

      This fun and powerful lecture provides the basic strategies that exist in a natural and functional medicine approach. What biochemical individuality means and how each person is unique!

      • How prevention is the key to better health and the latest options available to identify important key markers through advanced laboratory testing
      • How the root cause of a health concern can be identified and then addressed through better lifestyle choices
      • How to start with the least invasive, most cost-effective strategy first
      • What outside factors like toxins, processed foods and stress can impact your health 

      REGISTER HERE


      Presented by: Gloria Treister

      Gloria Treister, HHP, a powerful advocate for wellness, has worked in health and wellness for over 30 years, recognizing early on that it is better to be proactive with one’s health, rather than reactive.

      Gloria owned Treister Physical Therapy for 17 years promoting wellness from the start.She sold to a publicly traded company in 1997 working there for 6 years.In 2003, she founded Wellness Evolution and has been empowering people and companies ever since developing unique strategies.

      Virtual Programming to Connect and Support You

      We need each other more than ever to stay connected, support one another and rise up from this challenging time. NAWBO National is thrilled to offer a regular schedule of virtual programming each week, so please join us and tell all your entrepreneurial women friends so they can benefit and get to know NAWBO!

      For a complete list of NAWBO Virtual Programming go to: https://www.nawbo.org/events/virtual-programming

      • Wed, August 04, 2021
      • 5:00 PM (EDT)
      • Zoom

      Community Connects

      Community Connects 

      Every Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET 

      Join us on Zoom to meet other women business owners across the nation! We’ll connect, share best practices and support one another in an interactive format. This is a safe space to share since the calls are not recorded. Please introduce yourself as you participate.

      (We welcome non-member guests to attend up to two times and then ask that you decide if NAWBO is the right community for you. We will have a 10-minute huddle after each Community Connects to answer any questions you may have about NAWBO membership.)

      REGISTER HERE 

      • Wed, August 11, 2021
      • 5:00 PM (EDT)
      • Zoom

      Community Connects

      Community Connects 

      Every Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET 

      Join us on Zoom to meet other women business owners across the nation! We’ll connect, share best practices and support one another in an interactive format. This is a safe space to share since the calls are not recorded. Please introduce yourself as you participate.

      (We welcome non-member guests to attend up to two times and then ask that you decide if NAWBO is the right community for you. We will have a 10-minute huddle after each Community Connects to answer any questions you may have about NAWBO membership.)

      REGISTER HERE 

      • Tue, August 17, 2021
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
      • Virtual


      Virtual Lunch & Learn

      Online What?

      JOIN NAWBO NATIONAL FOR WEEKLY LUNCH & LEARN VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING

      Learn all the tricks we use to grow 7-8 figure businesses online using paid traffic, email marketing, content, and more. This is an interactive training, so come with your biggest challenges to growing online so we can tackle them live.

      REGISTER HERE


      Presented by: Caroline Castille

      Caroline is a hustler, adventurer, and visionary. She’s chosen her career path out of the fun and most challenging passions— the things that she loves. Dance, finance, data, fashion, and entrepreneurship. She currently is scaling her ads agency, Clickable Impact, and her dance footwear business bSteps Dancewear, which she started junior year of college at UCF. Clickable Impact has grown from 2 to 20 employees in the past 2 years. 

      Virtual Programming to Connect and Support You

      We need each other more than ever to stay connected, support one another and rise up from this challenging time. NAWBO National is thrilled to offer a regular schedule of virtual programming each week, so please join us and tell all your entrepreneurial women friends so they can benefit and get to know NAWBO!

      For a complete list of NAWBO Virtual Programming go to: https://www.nawbo.org/events/virtual-programming

      • Wed, August 18, 2021
      • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
      • Zoom
      Register


      Our Member Orientation is an opportunity for all members and Business Champions to meet other NAWBO members as well as our board members and NAWBO Columbus Staff. During the meeting you will learn how to best utilize your membership and how to take advantage of all of the value and benefits that NAWBO Columbus provides.

      Additionally, you will be introduced to the board of directors, learn how to navigate the website and sign up for programs and events, and discuss how you can get involved in a committee!

      Once registered, the zoom link will be sent with your confirmation email.




      • Wed, August 18, 2021
      • 5:00 PM (EDT)
      • Zoom

      Community Connects

      Community Connects 

      Every Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET 

      Join us on Zoom to meet other women business owners across the nation! We’ll connect, share best practices and support one another in an interactive format. This is a safe space to share since the calls are not recorded. Please introduce yourself as you participate.

      (We welcome non-member guests to attend up to two times and then ask that you decide if NAWBO is the right community for you. We will have a 10-minute huddle after each Community Connects to answer any questions you may have about NAWBO membership.)

      REGISTER HERE 

      • Thu, August 19, 2021
      • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
      • Amelita Mirolo Barn 4395 Carriage Hill Ln Upper Arlington, OH 43220
      • 60
      Register

      August Annual Meeting

      Grab your pearls and join NAWBO Columbus in person for our August Annual Meeting: Purpose & Pearls! Join us to celebrate our successes and impact as a chapter. Meet the 2021-22 Board of Directors, hear from members and partners and look forward at what's to come for NAWBO Columbus.

      We will share chapter updates on programming, our advocacy work, progress on our 2 year Diversity Equity & Inclusion strategic plan and more!

      Don't miss this casual luncheon with boxed lunches from Freedom A la Cart, a women owned business and social enterprise providing survivors with equitable opportunities for employment. We look forward to connecting & networking with you!

      For more on the significance of our Purpose & Peals theme watch the video below!


      Speakers Include:

      • 2021-22 NAWBO Columbus President, Sheri Chaney Jones
      • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Vice President, Babiya Polk
      • Public Policy Vice President, K. Zulene Adams
      • NAWBO Columbus Development Director, Yvonne Cherell

      Registration details:

      • Registration is limited to 100
      • Registration opens for Members & Corporate Partners on July 8, 2021
      • Registration opens to guests on July 19, 2021
      • Registration closes on Monday August 16, 2021 or when capacity is reached.
      • Thu, August 19, 2021
      • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
      • Virtual
      Register


      NAWBO Networking Hour

      It's time to reconnect!

      Don't miss this monthly opportunity to see the people you miss and meet new contacts. Share updates on you and your business and grow your network! 

      You said you missed networking and connecting with the NAWBO Columbus Community and we listened! Join us for an hour of connections. There is no agenda so stop in when you can and stay as long as you are able. 

      • Fri, August 20, 2021
      • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
      • Zoom
      Register


      NAWBO COFFEE CLUB

      -Members & Business Champions Only-

      Start your morning off right with NAWBO, coffee and connections. NAWBO members join us for an hour focused on lead generation and “perking up” your book of business. 

      There is no fee, registration is required. The Zoom meeting link will be shared with a registration confirmation email.

      There are benefits to membership! This event is for Members & Partners Only. Interested in joining NAWBO go to NAWBO.org or contact Arien at arien@nawbocolumbusohio.com.



      • Wed, August 25, 2021
      • 5:00 PM (EDT)
      • Zoom

      Community Connects

      Community Connects 

      Every Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET 

      Join us on Zoom to meet other women business owners across the nation! We’ll connect, share best practices and support one another in an interactive format. This is a safe space to share since the calls are not recorded. Please introduce yourself as you participate.

      (We welcome non-member guests to attend up to two times and then ask that you decide if NAWBO is the right community for you. We will have a 10-minute huddle after each Community Connects to answer any questions you may have about NAWBO membership.)

      REGISTER HERE 

      • Tue, August 31, 2021
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
      • Virtual


      Virtual Lunch & Learn

      How to Automate and Outsource Your Business

      JOIN NAWBO NATIONAL FOR WEEKLY LUNCH & LEARN VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING

      Brooke will share her experience from setting up systems and automations for businesses of various sizes to help them gain back their time and grow.

      REGISTER HERE

      Presented by: Brooke Markevicius

      Brooke Markevicius is a founder, CEO, technologist, and mother. Her big tech career was challenged when she became a mother realizing the two worlds did not play well together. She ventured off on her own and started her own tech company with a foundation in the work flexibility that caregivers need: Allobee.

      The innovative platform seamlessly handles the logistics of hiring and managing projects to completion, while its algorithm connects business owners to a vetted, underutilized workers.

      Virtual Programming to Connect and Support You

      We need each other more than ever to stay connected, support one another and rise up from this challenging time. NAWBO National is thrilled to offer a regular schedule of virtual programming each week, so please join us and tell all your entrepreneurial women friends so they can benefit and get to know NAWBO!

      For a complete list of NAWBO Virtual Programming go to: https://www.nawbo.org/events/virtual-programming

      • Wed, September 15, 2021
      • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
      • Zoom
      Register


      Our Member Orientation is an opportunity for all members and Business Champions to meet other NAWBO members as well as our board members and NAWBO Columbus Staff. During the meeting you will learn how to best utilize your membership and how to take advantage of all of the value and benefits that NAWBO Columbus provides.

      Additionally, you will be introduced to the board of directors, learn how to navigate the website and sign up for programs and events, and discuss how you can get involved in a committee!

      Once registered, the zoom link will be sent with your confirmation email.




      • Thu, September 16, 2021
      • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
      • Virtual
      Register


      NAWBO Networking Hour

      It's time to reconnect!

      Don't miss this monthly opportunity to see the people you miss and meet new contacts. Share updates on you and your business and grow your network! 

      You said you missed networking and connecting with the NAWBO Columbus Community and we listened! Join us for an hour of connections. There is no agenda so stop in when you can and stay as long as you are able. 

      • Sun, October 17, 2021
      • (EDT)
      • Tue, October 19, 2021
      • (EDT)
      • Virtual & In Person Options


      POWER YOUR DREAM

      Every entrepreneurial journey starts with a dream. To create something new, better or more meaningful. To be your own boss and leader. To enjoy a more flexible lifestyle. To leave a legacy for the next generation. To give back to a community. To change the world in positive ways. Whatever your dream as a woman business owner, NAWBO is here to power it by delivering a uniquely fun and impactful experience infused with connectivity, inspiration, learning, resources and more.

      This year’s National Women’s Business Conference hosted by NAWBO will be delivered as a hybrid experience—bringing together hundreds of women business owners from around the world virtually as well as a limited number (currently 100 max. based on health and safety guidelines) for an in-person “Watch Party” in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

      For more details and to register go to:  https://www.nawbo.org/events-channel/national-womens-business-conference-2021