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 2022 Bloomberg Business Program. This program has completed its 10th year since its inception 11 years ago by Dr. Yvonne Katz, Executive Director, and Dr. David Vequist, professor at UIW.

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 HERE 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, using real life examples from the periodical, as well as issues being faced by participants.

Participants are expected to attend all sessions; read Bloomberg Business 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.  Below are the topics and invited Expert Speakers for the planned 2022 sessions:

April 12 – “Get to Know the Room” & expectation of the Bloomberg Business Program

May 17 -Leadership Styles Assessment; “How To understand What Drives You & Those Around You” Betty Burks, Consultant – BBurks Consulting, LLC

June 28 –Five Generations in the Work Place; “How to Understand & Appreciate the Differences”- Dr. Tom Cleary, Vice-Chancellor for Planning, Performance and Information Systems – Alamo Colleges District

July 26 -Women in the Workplace; “What has been your experience/success around:” Sexual Harassment Issues, Childcare, Work from Home, Pay/Progression, Mentoring, Networking – Kelli Cubeta, Attorney Cubeta Law Group/Mona Helmy, CEO Helmy Plastics

August 30 -Public Speaking, “How to Be Comfortable and Be Yourself” – Erika Prosper-Nirenberg, First Lady of S.A.; Director of Customer Insights, HEB.

September 27 – How to Craft Your Story and BB Graduation- Dale, Cathleen, and Taylor Lane, Editors SA Woman Magazine


2022 Program Graduation

Program Details

These sessions will be IN PERSON at the Alamo Colleges Headquarters located at 2222 N Alamo: April 12, June 28 and September 27.  The remaining sessions will be via Zoom.

Sessions begin at 11:00 am and end at 1 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 12th.

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.

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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 and request them.


Participants will be provided a light lunch, which is included in the enrollment fees. Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch when we meet in person at the Alamo Colleges Headquarters.

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 Program Administrator Debra Reece:

Covid protocols will be followed each month according to the location’s requirements.



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