2018 Highlights

On Friday, May 11, 2018, more than 300 guests convened at the Hilton Portland Downtown for a day of inspiration and reflection on key issues affecting all women such as diversity, equity and inclusion, social justice concerns of racism, human trafficking and the #MeToo movement, as well as topics on personal empowerment and professional development.

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2018 Attendee Testimonials

“A friend invited me last year. I decided to come back this year because it was empowering to be around so many amazing women.”

Jodi - 2018 and 2019 Attendee
“This was such a welcoming environment and I feel empowered to seek an opportunity to be of service to my community.”

Michelle M. - 2018 Attendee
"The Rose City Women's Summit was just the thing I needed to reignite my fire for the work I do. I left the Summit with new ideas and goals for myself. I have found new ways to push myself every day to keep the movement going. I am already looking forward to next year!"

Vicki C. - 2019 Speaker
"I sent my team to the Rose Summit as a leadership learning opportunity. The attendees came away feeling motivated and that they had learned a great deal. They are already asking about the 2019 Summit and looking forward to the day of empowerment and learning."

Alex J. - 2018 Table Sponsor
Director of Operations Support
“The energy created in that room was beyond my expectations and I’m proud that UBS was able to be a part of this exciting event!”

Jim Carideo - 2018 and 2019 Sponsor
Branch Manager
“The Rose Summit was such a wonderful experience. The speakers were inspiring and the topics were challenging and informative. I seriously felt like this was the jumpstart I needed for my own personal and professional growth. I can’t wait to come back next year!”

Tricia R. - 2018 Attendee
"We are showing the world women matter, we care and we can find solutions."

Kristin Kilshaw - 2019 Junior League of Portland President

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