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"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair." - Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, the First African American woman elected to Congress.
The WE Speak event series offers the unique opportunity to go beyond the bios of our region's most successful women leaders. Hear personal experiences, advice and lessons learned from leaders as well as the chance to network with other business women in Cincinnati.
On June 19, join us for lunch and an empowering discussion with Council Member Tamaya Dennard, Council Member Amy Murray and Hamilton County Commissioner Denise Driehaus.
Council Member Tamaya Dennard
Cincinnati City Council Member Tamaya Dennard was sworn into office January 2, 2018. Tamaya’s innovative thinking around engagement led her to a successful career as a political strategist and eventually to public office. Tamaya is passionate about people, inclusion and social justice with a focus on assisting underserved communities. In addition to serving on city council, Tamaya is an innovation specialist with the non-profit social innovation design firm, Design Impact.
Council Member Amy Murray
Cincinnati City Council Member Amy Murray is honored to be serving her second term on council since being elected in 2013. She has held several leadership roles during her time on council including Chair of the Economic Growth Committee, and Vice Chair of Law and Public Safety. Prior to entering public service, Amy built a career in global business development with Procter & Gamble. Her expertise in the field led to the creation of a consulting firm dedicated to helping American and Japanese companies partner for growth. Her extensive knowledge of the private sector and her commitment to hard work on behalf of her constituents have constantly guided her during her time as a public servant.
Hamilton County Commissioner Denise Driehaus
On January 5, 2018, Commissioner Denise Driehaus became only the second woman to serve on the county board. Prior to her service as a Commissioner, Denise served 4 terms as the Representative of the 31st Ohio House District. Before entering public service full time, she owned and managed two small businesses. She understands many of the hurdles facing small businesses and economic development. As a legislator, Denise brought a collaborative and bipartisan approach to pass laws relating to Education, Job Creation, and the Opioid Crisis. Denise brings the same energy, passion and diligence to the County Commission.