WomanUP Breakfast and Awards Program
WomanUP Breakfast and Awards Program
Posted on 10/24/2017

The Buncombe County Schools Foundation and the Asheville Chamber's WomanUP program will focus on supporting and inspiring our community's businesswomen on November 28.


This year, the Chamber and BCSF will present Christine Mann Darden, retired NASA engineer and analyst and one of NASA's "human computers" as portrayed in the recent book Hidden Figures. She will be interviewed by Dr. Darin Waters, assistant professor of history at UNC Asheville.


Our keynote speaker, Troylyn Ball, is the founder and owner of Asheville Distilling Company and the maker of award-winning Troy & Sons Whiskey. She will share her story of overcoming personal and financial hardship and finding success through a strong dose of entrepreneurial spirit and perseverance.

Join us at Crowne Plaza Resort's Expo Center on Tuesday, November 28, 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 am.
 Breakfast will be provided by Celine & Co. "On Broadway."
 Breakfast & networking will take place at 8:00 a.m. with the program beginning at 8:30 am.  Awards for woman leaders in Asheville will be presented.


  • Woman Nonprofit Leader of the Year Award, presented by TD Bank
  • Woman Executive of the Year Award, presented by Mission Health
  • Women Entrepreneurs, Best in Business Award, presented by Webb Investments, Inc.

Click HERE to get your tickets and learn more!

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