The Women’s Fund of Southwest Iowa presents the
IMPACT for Women Summit
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 | 8:00am - 3:00pm
Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs

The Women’s Fund of Southwest Iowa, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Western Iowa, is the catalyst for lasting, positive change relative to the challenges facing women in southwest Iowa. The Fund Steering Committee is hosting this event to raise awareness and benefit women in the following counties in Iowa: Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, and Shelby.

keynote speakers

Born with tenacity and an entrepreneurial spirit, Rebecca believes that we are all more than the bad...(read more)

Meet Tamara Brunow- Kowal, a highly driven female entrepreneur, and inventor with over 23 years of C...(read more)

Lakelyn Eichenberger, Ph.D., serves as a gerontologist and caregiving advocate for Honor and Home In...(read more)

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Six-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Motivational Speaker, and Founder of the Jacki...(read more)

Nikki Oswald is a small-town Nebraska girl living in a wild world. After graduating from Wayne State...(read more)

summit schedule

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
VIP Meet & Greet (Invitation Only)
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Guest Check-In
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Morning Keynote: Rebecca Bender
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Morning Breakout / Networking
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Lakelyn Hogan Eichenberger, Ph.D., Honor and Home Instead
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Tamara Brunow, Brunow Contracting
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Lunch | Mid-Day Break
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Women’s Fund Grant Awardees Presented by Donna Dostal, President and CEO of Community Foundation for Western Iowa
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Afternoon Keynote: Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Summit Sponsors