Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business


Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business

Thursday, August 22, 2024 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Denver Center for Performing Arts
Seawell Ballroom

Tickets for the 2024 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business are now ON SALE!

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.

Winners are nominated by their peers and selected by a committee of past Top 25 award winners and other CWCC community members. See the 2024 winners below!

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

Gala Information

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

Thursday, August 22, 2024
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Seawell Ballroom @ the Denver Performing Arts Center


  • 700+ 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.
    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, that we're bringing it back! Prepare for more celebrations, dancing, and late-night snacks at a NEW, secret downtown location. Come after the gala or just join us for the after-party.

Tickets for the 2024 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business are now ON SALE!

2024 Top 25 Legacy Award Winner

Dawn P. Bookhardt, esq
Lawyer, philanthropist, activist
Butler Snow LLP

2024 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business

Amy Parsons

Colorado State University

April Denmon
The Denmon Group

April Giles
Fitzsimons Innovation Community

Ceyl Prinster
Colorado Enterprise Fund

Charlie Billingsley
Museum For Black Girls

Debbie Herrera
Colorado Housing & Finance Authority

Dr. Flo Raitano
Denver Regional Council of Governments

Gayle Pottle
AdventHealth Rocky Mountain Region Foundation

Heather Tritten
Colorado Children’s Campaign

Heather White
Vectra Bank Colorado

Jamie Torres
Denver City Council, District 3

Julia Taylor
GeekPack, Inc.

Kate Bailey

Lola Woloch
Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Maureen McDonald

Maxine Harris
Maxx Impact Group

Meghann Conter
The Dames

Nancy Walsh
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Penny May
Denver International Airport

Renee Ferrufino
The Women’s Foundation of Colorado

Senator Rhonda Fields
Colorado State Legislature

Shannon Jones

Shelly Marquez
Mercy Housing Mountain Plains Region

Stephanie Knight
Colorado Inclusive Economy

Wendy Lea
Energize Colorado + TechHubNow!

CWCC Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business Class of 2023