The Business Record's Women of Influence awards celebrate the work of women who have made a difference.

They've devoted their lives to doing things most wouldn't. They've spent countless hours on various boards and they've blazed a trail either personally or professionally for other women to follow.

Join us in congratulating this inspiring group of women, by attending the annual event on Aug. 9.??Full profiles on each of the honorees will bepublished in the July 27 edition of the Business Record.

Our 2018 honorees
Kim Bakey, HomeServices of Iowa
Linda Carter-Lewis, Civil Rights Activist/Community Volunteer
Carole Chambers, West Des Moines Chamber
Mary Coffin, Wells Fargo
Lana Jones Gould, Community Volunteer
Teri Wahlig, ChildServe
Wendy Wintersteen, Iowa State University

2018 UNI Business Woman Business Owner of the Year
Deniz Franke, Franke Miller Group

??2018 Meredith Emerging Woman of Influence
Mandi McReynolds, Principal Financial Group

Event information:
Date: Aug. 9
Time: 4-7 p.m.
Location: Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Register: Click here