Bloomberg Business Program

The San Antonio Women’s Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to present the 2021 Bloomberg Business Program. This program has completed its 9th year since its inception began 10 years ago by Dr. Yvonne Katz, Superintendent (ret.), and Dr. David Vequist, professor at UIW.

2019 Boomberg business class Grad Group
Ft. Sam ISD Board Member and Other Guest
2017 June transformational leadership development Women's Chamber of Commerce

What to Expect

This six-part series is conducted by doctoral and professional level facilitators discussing timely topics found in the Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, offered at a discount to SAWCC members. If you are not a member, review our membership levels by clicking on our membership or corporate membership tabs to receive a discount and additional member benefits.

Major business topics will be pursued with the goal of focusing on leadership and personal/professional development. Business acumen, strategies and trends will be discussed using real life examples from the periodical, as well as from issues being faced by participants. Participants are expected to attend all sessions; read Bloomberg Weekly magazine articles, in addition to any other homework assignments, prior to each session; and, be prepared to discuss during the session.

Networking with others and participating in a safe environment, sharing workplace situations and professional dreams are additional benefits of the program.  Participants will also receive first-hand knowledge from expert speakers from the San Antonio business community.  Expert speakers from our 2020 sessions were as follows:

Sarah Becher, Integrated Systems Design Engineer – AV Calibrations
Dr. Yvonne Katz, Chair – Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees
Dr. Tom Cleary, Vice Chancellor- IT Assessment – Alamo Colleges District
Sara Helmy – Founder – Tribu Creative Marketing
Betty Burke – Consultant – City Council/Commissions
Sheryl Sculley – Senior Consultant – Former City Manager

Check back with us to see the list of our upcoming speakers for the 2021 program.

SAWCC educational program in a UIW auditorium

2021 Session Dates

All will be held on Tuesdays, and, are as follows:

April 27 ,


May 25,

June 29,

July 20,

August 24, 2021

September 28, 2021 (GRADUATION) 

Registration deadline is April 18th!

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Program Details

Networking and lunch begin at 10:45 am.
The six sessions will begin at 11:00 am and commence at 1:30 pm.
Cost for the entire series is $225 for members and $275 for non-members, and must
be paid by the first session on April 21st.
This year, our accommodations are being provided by the DoubleTree
by Hilton Hotel Downtown SA, 502 W César E Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78207.

A pre-program survey must be completed before the first session. The link will be
included in the confirmation email that is received after you complete registration.


A graduation certificate will be given to those who complete the program. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded through the University of the Incarnate Word at the conclusion of the program, for those that qualify.


Participants will be provided a light lunch, which is included in the enrollment fees. Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch. This will not reduce the fee, and participants will be asked to select a lunch option during monthly registration in order assist reducing waste

NOTE: Those interested in the program, and are employed through one of our Corporate Members, should inquire about eligibility through their in-house corporate contact or contact the SAWCC office at 210-299-2636 for additional information.