Women’s Leadership Day Luncheon International Women's Day Leadership Luncheon (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. #IWD2023 #EmbraceEquity
Premier opportunity for women at all stages of their careers to convene and connect from the Perdido Key/Pensacola area. The event will include three speakers on topics relevant to women.
Women in the Work Place “What is next for the #metoo Movement, Pay Equity, and Parental Leave – Jennifer Richardson, Attorney at Law, Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon
Financial Health for Women, Erin Wilmer, Wilmer Financial Group
Breaking the Barriers– Keynote Speaker, Michelle Caldwell
Date: March 8th, 2023, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Doors will open at 11:15 a.m. for a meet and greet
Lunch will start at 11:30 with the program beginning at 11:45 a.m.
Michelle Caldwell is an outstanding community leader and a Veteran with a heart for serving others. She has a passion & vision for directing and making change. Her primary focus is Veterans, and she has developed countless programs to help and enrich their lives. It would be impossible to list Michelle’s contributions from a national, regional, and local perspective.
Founder of The Monument to Women Veterans
Certified First Aid Mental Health Counselor
Founded and developed the programming for the Center for Military Excellence (CSME).
Co-created the Independence Fund and developed the Escarosa Independence Fund.
Serves on the Board of The Coalition on the Homeless
Jennifer Richardsonis a Director with Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon where she practices employment law and assists employers with advice and counsel on human resources issues, implementing handbooks and policies, and defending charges of discrimination and lawsuits filed by current and former employees. She is a Past President of the statewide Florida Association for Women Lawyers and a board member of the Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer grew up on Big Lagoon and loves seeing the mindful development of the Perdido area.
Erin Wilmer is a retired Navy Chief with 24 years of Honorable Service. She is also a three-time recipient of the National Defense Wartime Service Medal for service during Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. After her retirement, she immediately started her financial career with Edward Jones Investments in 2012. After 10 years of dedicated service, she started her own firm, The Wilmer Financial Group Incorporated. Her office is located in the historic district of downtown Pensacola, FL. She is a strategic partner with The Wingate Group Incorporated where she oversees their Wealth Management Division.
Erin actively serves her community on several boards and organizations, Impact100 Global Veterans, Impact100 Pensacola, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce Board Member, and Committee Chair for Military Affairs. She spearheads The Annual Star Spangled Salute: A Tribute to Active and Retired military members and their dependents.