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2021 Women's Luncheon at the Carolina Inn

Friday, November 12, 2021 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) (EST)


Join the Women of the Chamber in celebrating and giving thanks at our Friendsgiving Luncheon at the Carolina Inn with keynote speaker Ellen Hayon of Bell Leadership

Ellen will share with us an overview of Bell Leadership’s 7 Domains of Happiness based on Dr. Gerald D. Bell’s research studying happy and successful people. You’ll be introduced to a framework to make 2022 your best year yet. Come prepared to engage with your fellow women in business, reflect on your past year, and kickstart your plan for a happier life.

We are currently sold out for this event. If you would like to join the waitlist, please email McKenzie at

***For this and all in-person Chamber events, vaccination is required***

The Chamber's 2021 Women's Event Series is presented by The Women of State Farm:
Pam Herndon and Ola Stinnett 

Our Friendsgiving Luncheon Sponsors Include:
Coastal Credit Union, Medical Day Spa of Chapel Hill, and Jes Averhart

And Thank You to our Chamber Major Investors.

Learn more about women's networking with The Chamber.

Ellen Hayon: Executive Facilitator & Learning Solutions Manager

- MBA in Strategy and Consulting from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School

- Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of San Diego

As a program facilitator and leadership consultant, Ellen puts people at ease with her warmth and genuine curiosity. She believes in experiencing joy while solving complex problems together and has an ability to surface others’ diverse perspectives and ideas to drive toward collective action.

With a background in organizational development, Ellen started her career as an eighth grade math teacher with the education nonprofit Teach For America. Since then, she has coupled her passion for people with creating operational efficiencies across an array of industries from manufacturing, technology, education, and healthcare. Her prior experience includes talent management, curriculum design and career coaching.

In her free time, you’ll find Ellen spending time with family – likely playing a board game or two, chasing her toddler or on a nearby hike in North Carolina


$35 For Chamber members 

$50 For non-members

The Carolina Inn

Friday, November 12, 2021 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) (EST)

Networking from 11:30 - Noon

Event Program & Keynote with meal served from Noon - 1 p.m.

Dessert & Depart from 1 - 1:30 p.m.

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