Junior League to Host Women’s Summit in January 2022

Women across Middle Tennessee were invited to attend Junior League of Nashville’s second annual Women’s Summit on Saturday, January 29, 2022.

The one-day virtual conference, featured an esteemed lineup of empowering speakers, supporting the Junior League of Nashville’s mission to create stronger communities by helping women reach their full potential as leaders.

“Our inaugural Summit in 2021 helped hundreds of women move forward during a challenging year, and we chose the theme of ‘Rise’ for 2022 to equip women to rise and lead with a renewed sense of purpose in the coming year,” said Junior League of Nashville President Jenny Barker. “I’m excited for everyone to experience the incredible program our planning committee has curated for this year’s Summit.”

This year’s keynote was Emily Chang, best-selling author of The Spare Room. Emily has more than 20 years of experience with renowned companies like Procter & Gamble, Apple and Starbucks. She has spoken at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, C2 in Montréal, and has delivered three TEDx talks. Her book, released in April 2021, is a guide to defining one’s social legacy to live a more intentional life and lead with authentic purpose.

The summit was held virtually, allowing guests from across the globe to participate. The day kicked off with a morning yoga session leading into a power-packed day of sessions and breakouts, along with an interactive lunch segment.

For the full agenda, list of speakers and tickets, visit jlnwomenssummit.com.


About the Junior League of Nashville

Founded in 1922, the Junior League of Nashville is one of the oldest, largest and most effective women’s volunteer organizations in our city. Today, it has grown to 1,500 members who are focused on volunteer leadership in Middle Tennessee.

Celebrating its centennial in 2022, the League has contributed millions of hours of direct volunteer service and dollars to the Nashville community. It has been instrumental in founding more than 20 nonprofits and programs, including Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville Children’s Theatre, Oasis Center, Renewal House, Children’s Services at the Nashville Public Library-Main and more.  Learn more about the Junior League’s history and current work at www.jlnashville.org.