Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute

Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute exists to increase the leadership capabilities and influence of women. We work to elevate more women to decision-making spaces and accelerate women-owned small businesses.


Women are the nucleus for social and economic progress. When we strengthen women, companies and communities benefit. Our vision is to contribute to the growth and stability of the Greater Chattanooga business and civic community through the broad range of women’s talents and perspectives.

Our guiding values:

  • We beleive women leaders are a critical voice in the community. 
  • We believe women’s perspectives and discernment make a difference and improve all aspects of work and life. 
  • We believe it is important to help women develop their full potential.
  • We promote that women will be compensated equitably.
  • We honor diverse perspectives.
  • We value the company of women and encourage deeper, authentic connections among women.
  • Together, we empower, celebrate, elevate, and advocate for one another.

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Services Provided

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Office Space


  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator
Contact Information
Kim Shumpert
PO Box 4363
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 394-8173 Ext: 4233948173