Becky Blalock, bestselling author, trailblazer to the C-suite and one of Inc. magazine's 17 Inspiring Women to Watch in 2017, will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 Women in Business Signature Event. Becky will share her journey and inspire women as they navigate their career. She will offer practical ideas and tips for achieving greater success. Join the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 pm and Dare to be…A Woman in Business!
Becky Blalock has over 30 years of executive management and corporate experience. Her unique perspective and insights help her provide others advice and proven concepts on how to gain confidence, step outside their comfort zone, and ultimately DARE to achieve greater success in the workplace and reach the highest tier of leadership.
As the former Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Southern Company, she directed IT strategy and operations across the nine subsidiaries of Southern Company. Recognized as a thought leader in several industries, she's received numerous honors, including CIO Lifetime Achievement Award and the Legacy Award from Women in Technology. Also an active advocate for women and children, Becky was recognized as Power Woman of the Year by Atlanta Woman magazine and received the Shining Star Award from the Atlanta Women's Foundation.
Currently the Managing Partner at Advisory Capital, her bestselling book DARE: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for Women in Charge was published in 2013.
The Women in Business Signature Event will be held at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center. Tickets are $55 for Chamber members and $65 for prospective-members. Advanced registration is required at AugustaMetroChamber.com. For more information, please contact Sabrina Balthrop, Director of Events, at Sabrina.Balthrop@augustametrochamber.com or by calling 706.821.1300.
Women in Business is an Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce program offering women and men the opportunity to network effectively with the goal of enhancing personal and professional development through monthly luncheons and other events. The Signature Event, held each fall, is one of the largest, high profile events in Augusta featuring nationally renowned speakers exemplifying role models that are high heels in high places. The 2017 Signature Sponsors are ADP, John Deere, Ocozzio and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, with Media Sponsors News 12 NBC 26 and The Augusta Chronicle.