Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business


Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business

Thursday, August 17, 2023 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Denver Center for Performing Arts
Seawell Ballroom

The Gala is currently sold out, but you can still celebrate with us at the After Party!
Please email to be added to the Gala waitlist.

The 11th Annual CWCC Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business Gala is the Colorado Women’s Chamber’s premier signature event.

Recognizing 25 of the most powerful women in our community and one legacy winner, the Top 25 Gala brings together influential individuals and companies to celebrate women who are leaders within their organizations and communities and who are paving the way for other women leaders.

Winners are nominated by their peers and selected by a committee comprised of past award winners and other CWCC Community members.

Top 25 winners exhibit the following leadership qualities:
▪ Passion for the success and promotion of women in business
▪ Deep engagement in supporting underserved women and children in the community
▪ A proven and recognized track record of success
▪ True and dedicated perseverance
▪ Business vision

Congratulations to the 2023 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business!

Ale Spray

Barbara Brooks

Celestina Jimenez
RK Mechanical

Denise De Nardi
NativeRoots Dispensary

Dr. Leslye Steptoe

Dr. Rebecca “Becca” Decker

Emilie Aries
Bossed Up

Erin Pulling
Food Bank of the Rockies

Helen Qiang Raleigh
Red Meadow Advisors

Janine Vanderburg
Encore Road Map

Karen Middleton
Cobalt Advocates

Dr. Kathleen VanVoorhis
Community Investment Alliance

Kathryn Harris
Activate Work

Keller Hayes
HOYA Foundation

Kelley Duke
Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe PC

Kelli Clifton Ogunsanya
Delta Dental of Colorado

Lola Strong
The Other Side Academy

Marisol Solarte-Erlacher
Marisol Solarte-Erlacher

Mashenka Lundberg

Natalie Levy
She's Independent

Nicole Riehl
Colorado EPIC

Robin Chalecki
Emily Griffith Foundation

Sonya Ulibarri
Latino Community Foundation of Colorado

Teresa Porter
ISYS Technologies

Wanda James
Simply Pure

Gala Information

Join us to honor the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business!

Thursday, August 17, 2023
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Seawell Ballroom @ the Denver Performing Arts Center


  • 500+ ATTENDEES
    Top-level executives, community leaders, and decision-makers.
    Sponsorship supports the CWCC mission to address diversity, equity, and the advancement of women in business.
    Sponsors can connect with the most powerful women and influential companies in the community.
    Connect with the entire CWCC Community over drinks and dinner.
    Celebrate the recipients! Who will have the loudest cheering section?
    This event addition was so popular, we're bringing it back! Prepare for more celebrations, dancing, and late-night snacks at a SECRET downtown location. Come after the gala or just join us for the after-party. GET TICKETS HERE!