Junior League of Washington to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Women’s Leadership Breakfast

SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan to Deliver Keynote Address at March 8 Event

Washington, DC – On Thursday, March 8, International Women’s Day, the Junior League of Washington (JLW) will hold its Women’s Leadership Breakfast. This event will unite current and emerging female leaders from the business, political, and nonprofit worlds to celebrate women’s accomplishments, acknowledge and dismantle obstacles, and map out a future where women not only thrive but lead the way.

SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan will deliver a keynote address before joining a panel of female leaders from Washington, DC. By convening this breakfast, JLW hopes to cultivate relationships among emerging women leaders and empower them as agents of action, justice, and change.

Junior League of Washington’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast

Keynote address by Melanie Whelan, CEO, SoulCycle
Moderated panel:
Clare Bresnahan, Executive Director, She Should Run
Wanda Steptoe, Executive Director, New Endeavors by Women
Melanie Whelan, CEO, SoulCycle
Moderator TBA

Thursday, March 8, 2018 (International Women’s Day)
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.

The Hamilton
600 14th Street NW
Washington, DC

Behind every strong female leader is a team of other strong women. As part of its mission to help women develop and fulfill their potential, JLW has been nurturing female civic leaders in the Washington, DC, area for 105 years. The Junior  League of Washington’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast will showcase and celebrate how women, can, have, and must support other women in the many roles they play – as leaders, peers, colleagues, friends, sisters, mothers, and volunteers.

Media interested in covering this event should email Marta Hernandez at communications@jlw.org by Sunday, March 4. Tickets may be purchased at www.jlw.org/womensleadershipbreakfast/.