On Feb. 20, the Women in Business Leadership Initiative (WIBLI) held its “Kickoff Symposium” at the Hyatt Olive. The event drew 150 women. It was was organized and hosted by Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.
Keynote speaker was Chinese American Scilla Andreen, an award-winning filmmaker and CEO of IndieFlix. Andreen addressed the issues of Seattle’s wage gap and shared her inspirational story of starting a membership-based streaming service that has become “one of the most meaningful global online platforms in the industry.” The program included a mother-daughter discussion with former Governor Chris Gregoire and Port Commissioner Courtney Gregoire.
The WIBLI Kickoff Symposium provides women opportunities to hear from and network with other female leaders. (end)