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3rd Annual Women in Leadership Luncheon, sponsored by BATES etc. Travel!
Tuesday, March 28 -- 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
This group is by and for women looking for opportunities to build relationships, empower and support one another as they grow in positions of leadership in family, community, and business.
While geared toward women, the event is open to all and will be held at the Cleburne Conference Center. Seating is limited for this event, so register early!
Chamber Members: $35
Reserved Corporate Table for 8: $300
Gold Sponsor: $750 (Only one still available)
- Receives recognition on signage at event; also included in digital slideshow
- Opportunity to donate promotional items/gifts to be included in each of the gift bags provided to luncheon guests (Please call Chamber office to discuss items)
- One reserved table for 8
Digital Spotlight: $50 (picture/ad/logo provided by sponsor)
- Recognition in slideshow highlighting women-owned and women-managed businesses; rotates on big screen throughout luncheon
Gift Sponsor: 200 gift items (provided by sponsor)
- Opportunity to donate promotional items/gifts to be included in each of the gift bags provided to luncheon guests (Please call Chamber office to discuss items before ordering)
- One individual ticket included
VEGETARIAN & GLUTEN-FREE MEAL OPTIONS AVAILABLE BY RESERVATION ONLY - PLEASE INDICATE DIETARY NEEDS (VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN FREE) AS YOU REGISTER.
Leading with Courage
Fulfilling your purpose often requires facing the unknown, taking a step of faith, and making brave decisions. Hear about one leader's personal journey and the lessons she learned as she navigated transitions in her career and faced extraordinary challenges, including leading a small business and start-up through the pandemic.
Sheeba Philip has led purpose-driven brands at startup, mid-size, and Fortune 50 companies, spanning numerous industries and non-profit sectors. Sheeba is passionate about building businesses that can create good in the community and the world. She was featured on InStyle Magazine’s 2021 List of “50 Women Making The World A Better Place”.
As a senior executive in the food & beverage industry, Sheeba led the World’s #1 Cookie, Oreo across 100 countries, helping moms and kids connect around the world. Sheeba also served as an executive member of the turnaround team for JCPenney. She led JCPenney’s marketing, helping modernize one of America’s most iconic retail brands. Sheeba also led the global marketing and communications efforts for International Justice Mission (IJM), the largest anti-human trafficking NGO in the world. Sheeba was recently the CEO of Akola, a luxury jewelry brand and retail start-up that provides living wage employment to marginalized women in Eastern Africa. She shepherded the business in the US and Uganda during the height of the pandemic, helping keep 200 women in Uganda employed. Under her leadership, Akola was named a top sustainable jewelry brand by Vogue in 2020.
Sheeba currently serves as a strategic advisor to CEOs and founders of purpose-driven brands, organizations, and early stage ventures across private and public sectors. Her advisory practice focuses on growth strategy, business reinvention, and brand marketing.
Sheeba’s leadership and work have been recognized by outlets such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, NY Times, BuzzFeed, People, and Vogue. She serves as a non-profit board member and mentor for entrepreneurs. She regularly speaks on transformative leadership and brand building. She holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.