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EmpowHER - A Day For Women

EmpowHER - A Day For Women

Friday, March 4, 2022 (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (EST)


EmpowHER - A Day For Women

The EmpowHER event began in 2019 to celebrate International Women's Day and to empower women leaders in business. The event is held annually on the first Friday in March.

Information about our speakers:

Charlynda Scales, Veteran. Entrepreneur. Mom. Motivator, Founder & CEO of Mutt's Sauce LLC and OH Taste LLC, Director of OH Taste (501c3) and Creator of The Empower Collection

Charlynda is a sought-after speaker and coach for small businesses and women empowerment. She is a TEDx alumnus. Her gift is cultivating influential people by meeting them where they are in life and in business.  She is an Air Force veteran and currently serves as a Reservist at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. 

Charlynda and the story of Mutt's Sauce has been featured in Yahoo! Finance, NPR,, QVC, Men's Journal, CBS News, NBCUniversal, Black Enterprise Magazine, and In 2020, Charlynda was also featured in FUBU Founder and Shark Tank investor Daymond John's bestselling book, POWERSHIFT.


She is a Clemson University graduate, with a degree in Aerospace Science and Business Management. She also holds an MBA in Strategic Leadership. She started the company Mutt’s Sauce, LLC while she was still serving on active duty in the military. She is a graduate of the following distinguished courses:

Tuck School of Executive Leadership at Dartmouth

The Empower Program, by Dayton Chamber of Commerce

The Course for Presidents, by Aileron


Charlynda currently sits on the board of Bunker Labs, Veterans for Political Innovation, and Dayton Convention and Visitors Bureau. Charlynda is a Gold Award Winner and has a Lifetime Membership to Girl Scouts of the USA.

Her son, David, is, in her opinion, her finest achievement.

"How to Bounce Back from Rock Bottom" - Have you felt like you've been at Rock Bottom at some point in your life? Charlynda will be going through ways you can bounce right back to the top.

Jodi JacksonCertified Public Speaker. Business Owner. Mom., Owner of Comprehensive Life Strategies, and Business Development Director for Haven Behavioral Hospital.

Jodi has been a facilitator for over 25 years.  She is a certified public speaker, business coach, and behavioral analyst. 

She is the Vice President of The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for Montgomery County, an Ohio Mental Health Advocate, the recipient of this year's NAMI-MC Outstanding Leadership Award, contributing writer to the mental health publication, Spotlight, the Business Development Director for Haven Behavioral Hospital, Owner of Comprehensive Life Strategies, and a proud wife, mother, and grandmother. 

"The Power of the Struggle" - How are you using the challenges in life & business to add to your Power? Jodi will be walking through ways you; can take daily challenges and add them to your Power as People, as Women, and as Influencers.

Additional Sessions with:

Susie Stein, Owner of Up and Running Dayton & Troy & Dr. Garett Buell, Doctor of Chiropractic at Airrosti

Troy Chamber Members - $40
Future Chamber Members - $50
Table Sponsor - $400
Supporting Sponsor - $125
Lunch Sponsor - $750
Presenting Sponsor - $1,000

Any cancellation after February 24th, 2022 will still be invoiced. 
Friday, March 4, 2022 (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (EST)
Friday, March 4th, 2022
11am to 11:30am - Networking & Check-In
11:30am to 12:15pm - Lunch Buffet
12:30pm to 4pm - Speakers
Women's Leadership
Chamber Of Commerce
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