#JoinTheFight for Education and enjoy a Free Chattanooga Lookouts game!

Support United Way's Emerging Leaders, the Hamilton County Teacher's Supply Depot, and the Chattanooga Lookouts at their annual school supply drive on July 13th. All donations will support the Teachers Depot. 

Admission to the baseball game will be free with the donation of one or more school supplies. Emerging Leaders will hang out on the third base line in the Beer Garden. So come ready to cheer, hang with peers, and maybe drink a beer.


When: Thursday, July 13th; The gates open at 6pm and the game starts at 7:15. 
Where: AT&T Stadium  (201 Power Alley, Chattanooga, TN 37402)



June Networking Coffee at the Frothy Monkey Highlight

Thank you to everyone who showed up for the first Emerging Leaders June networking coffee. The event was a success. It was a great opportunity to network, and engage with professionals in the scenic city. Feel free to check out our Facebook page to see a recap of the event and to stay updated on upcoming news and events!
Emerging Leader of the Month

Ashlee Owens

What is Your Occupation?
Director of Programs at The Company Lab, a nonprofit devoted to supporting entrepreneurs and growing Chattanooga's entrepreneurial ecosystem.  

How did you get involved with Emerging Leaders?
I was first introduced to the United Way through EL's Board Chair, Tyler Yount, whom she met through local civic engagements. 

What are you involved with around town?
I serve on United Way's Emerging Leaders Advisory board and Events Subcommittee. I also serve on the committee for the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk," hosted by the American Cancer Society as well as hold a corporate board seat for an intelligence software platform.

What are your Hobbies?
I love to cook, see live music and get my hands dirty in my vegetable garden. I am very excited to be a part of Chattanooga's next generation of leadership givers. 
423.753.0300 | JustinWhitaker@uwchatt.org | UnitedWayCha.org/EL