The Moxie Awards recognizes women who are making it happen. This two-part program will begin with a keynote speaker and will conclude with the presentation of the Moxie Awards.


Your ticket includes:

  • In-person networking with top women leaders

  • A delicious brunch and a mimosa toast

  • A high-impact keynote speaker

  • An opportunity to give your fellow ladies a boost while cheering them on during awards ceremony

  • A break from the stress with a fun photobooth session with your gal pals


Sarah Hathorn

CEO, Hathorn Consulting Group


10 AM

Registration & Networking

10:30 AM

Enjoy a mimosa with your delicious brunch and have a big cheer.

11 AM

Hear our welcome from our Chamber CEO and a thank you to all our sponsors.

11:15 AM

Keynote Speaker, Sarah Hathorn – “MOXImizing The Future: The Five Traits that Great Leaders Will Exhibit”


Time for a 10-minute break! Get ready to celebrate our finalists and winners.

12:10 PM

Moxie Awards ceremony begins, time to celebrate our winners!

1 PM

Event ends. We hope you feel inspired!


Enlightened Employer Award

The Enlightened Employer award goes to a company that embodies a workplace culture of diversity and inclusion. This company is forward-thinking in its support for women employees while also encouraging gender diversity and equality.

2020 Winner: Joy Mitchell, CEO, Office Creations

2021 Winner: Georgia United Credit Union

Greater Good Award

The Greater Good Award recognizes a woman championing her community. Her innovative ideas reach all members of her region and make her community an ideal place to live, work, and play.

2020 Winner: Linnea Miller, Founder and Owner, Long Table, LLC

2021 Winner: Lorri Christopher, City of Peachtree Corners

Influence Award

This recognition goes to a true trailblazer. She is recognized as a leader who is paving the way for other women in a field that is traditionally male-dominated.

2020 Winner: Assistant Chief Gale Higginbotham, Gwinnett County Police Department

2021 Winner: Major Michelle Anglin, Gwinnett County Police Department

On the Rise Award

This young professional is a force to be reckoned with. She is innovative, community-focused, and goes beyond her call to action.

2020 Winner: Claire Gordon, Commercial Banker, BB&T Now Truist

2021 Winner: Maria Uribe, Junior Achievement of Georgia


Outstanding Organization Award

This award recognizes a successful women-owned or women-led business. It exhibits excellence and sets the standard high.

2020 Winner: Amanda Sutt, Creative Director & CEO, Rock, Paper, Scissors

2021 Winner: Leadership Gwinnett

Pay it Forward Award

This honor pays tribute to an individual who is generous with her time, talent, or resources. Our community is a better place because of her contributions and efforts to helping others.

2020 Winner: Melanie Conner, CEO, Rainbow Village

2021 Winner: Jill Edwards, United Community Bank


Moxie Award

This lady leader is an inspiration to many. She makes an extraordinary impact on her professional career and the values of her workplace.

2020 Winner: Dr. Jann L. Joseph, President of Georgia Gwinnett College

2021 Winner: Venessa Harrison, AT&T



Lecia Young, Programs & Events Manager

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