Women. Working. Together.

The Women’s Council of Central Ohio, or WCCO, emerged to capitalize on the natural strengths of women, and their organizations, to collaborate.

Our mission is to connect women’s organizations in Central Ohio leveraging these organizations’ power with their members, fostering awareness and understanding and sharing resources and events.

WCCO is not just another women’s group.

It is women’s organizations working together.

Join WCCO

If you represent an organization in Central Ohio that is focused on women, you are eligible to join The Women’s Council of Central Ohio. 

Limited time only!  Get 6 months free.  

Monthly Meetings

Representatives from each member group meet monthly to personally connect and share strategy.  They develop strong cross-organizational relationships and collaboration, empowering each organization to achieve focus and strength.

Special Interest Groups

One of the goals of WCCO is to make each member organization stronger.  Our SIGs are small ad hoc or ongoing groups that meet regularly to explore and develop specific topics like trending issues, leadership development, or legislative advocacy.

Executive Advisory Panel

WCCO is guided by our Executive Advisory Panel comprised of a cross section of our member organizations.  This panel is dedicated to developing strategies for women to come together and make a difference in our world through our member organizations.

News and Updates

Event Tonight!! Don't miss it!

Leadership and Lattes! A Women's Leadership Series, hosted by the Junior League of Columbus!
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Women's Council of Central Ohio added an event. ...

NAWBO Columbus Monthly Meeting

February 2, 2017, 11:15am - February 2, 2017, 12:15pm

Building Your Business: Entrepreneurial Growth, Operational Challenges & How to Manage it All! Jill Frey took over her family’s business, Cummins Facility Services, and grew it from 15 employees in one state to over 350 employees with operations in 16 states. How did she do it? What challenges did she face? What did she learn on the journey? Join Jill as she shares her wisdom, insight and advice to grow your business, and how to manage the challenges that come along the way. Entertaining and energetic, Jill will take attendees through an interactive presentation that will feature audience participation. Don’t miss what will surely be a WOW! Monthly Meeting.

TOMORROW!!

Please join us for the Dames Bond End of Year Networking Social!

You don't have to be a member of Dames Bond to attend!!

You'll enjoy appetizers, beverages and be eligible for door prizes! In lieu of an event fee, during 2016 Dames Bond will be collecting non-perishable food items to benefit the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.

Thu Dec 29 2016, 6:00pm EST
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ONE WEEK from today! Please join us for the Dames Bond End of Year Networking Social!

You don't have to be a member of Dames Bond to attend!!

You'll enjoy appetizers, beverages and be eligible for door prizes! In lieu of an event fee, during 2016 Dames Bond will be collecting non-perishable food items to benefit the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.

Thu Dec 29 2016, 6:00pm EST
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The Conway Center for Family Business, Central Ohio’s premier family business resource for the challenges and issues unique to family-owned businesses, celebrated its 18th Annual Family Business Awards & Expo November 7 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton!

Fourteen companies and individuals were chosen as finalists, in addition to 21 milestone achievement honorees! This year’s winners were:

1. EasyIT – Community Engagement Award
2. Accel, Inc. – Re-Invention Award
3. Heiberger Paving – Succession Planning & Implementation Award
4. Scott Rider, Rider + Reinke Financial Group – Support of Family Business Award (Picture: Scott on left; pictured with Chris Reinke)
5. Chris Bouzounis, Founder, Artina Promotional Products – Lifetime Achievement Award (Picture: Chris with Conway Executive Director, Dick Emens)
6. Highlights for Children – Family Business of the Year

Since its founding in 1998, the not-for-profit Conway Center and its service providers have helped hundreds of large and small family businesses to grow and transition to the next generation!

Congratulations to all of the winners! Great work!
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