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Iris Simmons – Venture Leadership

“The Venture Leadership program is a tool that provides knowledge, access to resources and a priceless opportunity to connect to other like minded professionals and entrepreneurs. If you put in the time and work, you will find this to be an amazing investment in YOU that will guarantee a return”.

Iris Simmons ~ Owner, The Genesi Group and 2017 Venture Leadership Graduate

Venture Leadership

The  Venture Leadership program, unique to all leadership education programs offered in the Northeast Florida area, is presented in collaboration with the Jax Chamber Foundation Women’s Initiative, the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center and the Jax Chamber’s Entrepreneurial Growth Division.

Focused on the development of creative leadership skills in women business owners and female corporate employees of various sized ventures, it is a unique and powerful leadership experience.

Participants will learn:

• About their own personal drive and leadership traits
• How to motivate others as a leader
• Strategies to drive customer development
• How to create a winning culture as a leader
• About themselves as a leader, the value they offer and how to leverage that value

Participants will:

• Strengthen their confidence
• Expand their mindset
• Awaken their entrepreneurial spirit
• Experience a higher sense of value

Ideal participants are women business owners, corporate women and emerging female leaders.

Cost: $300 per person.  Length: Six sessions over 12 weeks

To learn more or register for the next session contact Ashlea Justice, 904.366.6623


The JAX Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1978 and serves Northeast Florida in funding workforce development, leadership and entrepreneurial education programs in support of long-term regional prosperity.


JAX Chamber Foundation
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Jacksonville FL 32202
(904) 366-6633



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