June Leadership Opportunities

(Photo c/o Leadership Wilmington)

Looking to sharpen your skills? Make connections? Each month, WILMA will highlight upcoming business-related events in the area to help you track down ways to get involved as part of the Women to Watch Leadership Initiative.


All month: Applications for the 2016 class of LEADERSHIP WILMINGTON (shown above), a program of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Foundation, are due June 30. Community issues and leadership skills are some of the focuses for participants in the ten-month program. If selected for the program, tuition is $1,500, and the nonrefundable application fee is $25. Application and info: wilmingtonchamber.org. Applications for the separate LEADERSHIP NORTH CAROLINA program also are due June 30 and available at leadershipnc.org.

June 3: NPR’s award-winning journalist and ABC News’ chief political analyst COKIE ROBERTS (left) visits to speak at WHQR’s fundraising luncheon. Info: whqr.org

June 6 and 7: UNCW Swain Center holds a GMAT REVIEW course to help those applying to graduate school. Course is $295. Info: uncw.edu/profdev

June 9: The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism’s monthly WOMEN CONNECT meeting takes place at noon at The Sawmill Restaurant in Hampstead. The group meets there the second Tuesday of each month. Info: topsailchamber.org

June 10: WILMINGTON AREA HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION holds its annual meeting 11:30 a.m. at the Courtyard Wilmington Downtown/Historic District. Info: wilmingtonaha.com

June 17: The PORT CITY YOUNG PROFESSIONALS networking group gets together 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside. Info: portcityyoungprofessionals.com (Photo right c/o Diana Rose Photography)

June 24: WILMINGTON DOWNTOWN INC. holds its annual meeting and elects new board members. Info: wilmingtondowntown.com

June 25: CFCC’s Small Business Center hosts a free seminar 6-8 p.m. on “BUYING/SELLING A BUSINESS”. Info: cfcc.edu/sbc

To include your group’s event, email info to W2W@WILMAOnTheWeb.com.