About Us


A network for today's leaders, who want to create a new tomorrow

CWCC was founded in 1988 by a group of nine women to give women a voice in business, support women in business and provide resources to help them succeed. Women own 10.6 million businesses in the United States and employ 19.1 million workers - that's one in every seven employees. Women-owned businesses account for $2.5 trillion in sales. Colorado is ranked first in the country for economic success, and second in the country for most entrepreneurial.

Our Mission

To provide women with opportunities that better our community and economy, grow their businesses and careers, and achieve success in work and in life.​


Everyone is Welcome!

Women, trans individuals, non-binary folks, and men are encouraged to join and participate. Together we can build more inclusive spaces for women in work.

Our Values






Our Vision

To make Colorado the #1 state for advancing women in business!


CWCC Founded






Programs, events, and workshops annually


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Simone D. Ross President & CEO

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Andrea Miller Chair

Director of Environmental, Social, and Governance
Delta Dental of Colorado

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Leanna Clark Past Chair

CEO, Girl Scouts of Colorado 

Chantell Taylor

Chantell Taylor Vice Chair

Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs
UC Health

CWCC Staff


Leah Caputo Program Manager

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Yatzi Garcia Operations & Member Engagement Manager

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Kate Hazelbaker Business Development Manager


Meaghan Carabello Communications Consultant

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Donnah Phipps Events Consultant

What We Do

CWCC supports our members in developing the skills they need to reach professional success - however they define it. Explore the resources available to you:

  • Continuing Education

  • Resources

  • Peer Groups

  • Leadership Development

  • Mentorship Programs

  • Community Building

Let's Build Inclusive Spaces

  • Belong

  • Thrive

  • Give and get support

  • Build wealth and success

  • Promote equity in the workplace