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15th Annual Women In Leadership Luncheon

Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11:30am-2:00pm

Town and Country San Diego – Hotel & Convention Center

The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 15th Annual Women In Leadership Luncheon (WILL) Awards! The event will be held at the Town and Country Hotel in Mission Valley on Friday, September 22nd from 11:30am – 2:00pm.

This year Jenny Amaraneni, Founder and CEO of SOLO Eyewear, will headline the program. She is known for her commitment to helping others and her passion for making a difference in the world, which she fulfills by working to restore vision for people in need. Lee Ann Kim, award-winning former 10News anchor, will bring her trademark grace and wit to the podium as Mistress of Ceremonies. The luncheon promises to be inspirational and motivational!

Notable women throughout the region will be recognized at the event and the most outstanding nominees will be selected as the 2017 WILL awardees. Previous awardees include Gaslamp Quarter entrepreneur Ingrid Croce; District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis; prominent San Diego businesswoman, Patti Roscoe; CEO of Girl Scouts San Diego, Jo Dee Jacob; and San Diego’s former First Lady, Rana Sampson. It will be an event to remember, recognizing new awardees who have made a lasting impact in our community.

Nominees are San Diego County residents that have demonstrated exemplary character, integrity and outstanding leadership, not only in their field, but in their community. All nominees will be recognized at the luncheon.

2017 WILL Nomination Form

Congratulations to the 2016 WILL Awardees!

  • Alison Cummings
  • Marlee Ehrenfeld
  • Theresa Kemper
  • Jill Meyers
  • Dana Rivers
  • Catt Fields White
  • Sherry Yarbrough

See All Past Will Recipients

Tickets: $75 per person – RSVP HERE!

  • Tables of (10) are available for $750
  • Please click on WILL SPONSOR LEVELS below for more information about Table Sponsorships

Sponsorships Available for the 2017 Women in Leadership Luncheon!


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Opal Sponsors


We are also seeking donations for our Opportunity Drawing!

Find the Donation Pledge Form here

Thank you for your Support!

Questions? Contact Event Director, Rosemary Reed: / 619-440-6161

The Annual Women In Leadership Luncheon takes place every fall and celebrates women from all over San Diego County.  Join the Chamber and celebrate women in our community!