WWLA Luncheon — April 2

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Date(s) - April 2, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

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The Wichita Boathouse


Connect with fellow female business owners and leaders during our WWLA (WIBA Women’s Leadership Alliance) Luncheon. Listen to a panel on diversity featuring Christina Long, CML Collective, Coleen Tabor, Emprise Bank and Claudia Yaujar-Amaro, AB&C Bilingual Resources.

Christina Long is an entrepreneur and community-builder who is passionate about diversity, inclusion and economic development through entrepreneurship.

Long is a Wichita native, WSU graduate and owner of CML Collective, LLC, a graphic design and communication services firm. She is also the Founding President/CEO of Create Campaign, Inc., a tax-exempt nonprofit she established to help urban entrepreneurs in Kansas to launch, innovate and excel.  Long serves on the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors and executive team of Wichita Urban Professionals, among other organizations. Her numerous honors include: receiving the Chamber’s Exceptional Young Leader Award, earning a Wichita Business Journal Leaders in Diversity Award and being named the Kansas Minority Business Advocate of the Year by the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Office of Minority and Women Business Development. Long is married to Jonathan and the couple has three brilliant children.

Coleen Tabor is executive vice president of human resources at Emprise Bank. With over 400 employees across the state of Kansas, Emprise has deep roots and a rich history that goes back more than a century.

Coleen joined Emprise in 2018. She leads the People team, which is responsible for innovative approaches to promoting a vibrant culture at the bank. From recruiting, to onboarding and training, to compensation and benefits, through inclusion, development, and performance, the People team is focused on the entire employee experience – all in the context of Emprise’s mission of Empowering People to Thrive.

Claudia Yaujar-Amaro is a certified teacher in Mexico by SEP, she has experience on customer service. She is now very active in the community and wants to become the bridge between people who are not connected because of language or cultural differences. She has experience engaging parents in their children’s education and to the community. Her Story is in 2 books, “Los Otros Dreamers” by Jill Anderson and Nin Solis, and “Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation’s fight for their American Dream” by Eileen Truax. She has traveled to several Universities in the United States to share about the gaps within communities focusing on the immigrant’s situation and separation of families. She is very passionate about her community and is ready to be the connection, by translating, interpreting or helping different communities to come together.


Member: $15
Non-Member: $20
Cost at Door: Additional $5


Prize Sponsors: Gardner Design and Xclusive Events & Services


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  1. E-mail judy@wiba.org along with credit card or payment arrangements.
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