REGISTER NOW: 100 Wise Women event on Nov. 9th to feature Angie Evans as keynote speaker

100 Wise Women event on November 9th to feature keynote speaker Angie Evans, the Vice President, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for PPL Corporation

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Together with presenting sponsor Chase, the Leadership Louisville Center hosts 100 Wise Women events to bring successful women leaders – Wise Women – together with emerging women leaders to make space for strength and leadership to be acknowledged and celebrated. The events make it possible for women to build a network that will grow their confidence, courage, and connections.

The November 9th event will feature Angie McDonald Evans (BF ’14, IL ’06, LL ’03), who is the Vice President, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for PPL Corporation, the parent company of LG&E and KU Energy. For over twenty-five years, Angie M. Evans has held leadership positions in both the public and private sectors and has graduated from three Leadership Louisville Center programs. her career experience includes roles in corporate responsibility and community affairs, community leadership, planned giving, eight years in the financial industry, and beginning her career in the public sector as special assistant to Louisville’s Mayor. She holds a degree in law and is an active board member for Centre College, Actors Theatre, American Printing House for the Blind, Bates Community Development Corporation, Community Foundation of Louisville, James Graham Brown Foundation and Women Influencing Louisville.

Angie is known for and has been recognized for actively advocating for the women and girls in the community. Attendees will get to know her story and take away ‘wise words’ to influence their leadership journey. Like all 100 Wise Women events, attendees will foster deep, meaningful connections that go beyond your typical “networking.”

Registration is now open for the November 9th event at This event will be held from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave., on the campus of Masonic Homes of Kentucky. Tickets are $50, with savings available for nonprofits and members of the Leadership Louisville Center. Proceeds from the event benefit the Joan Riehm Women’s Leadership Fund. For more information, contact the Leadership Louisville Center at (502) 561-0458 or email

About 100 Wise Women

Designed to increase the base of Louisville’s qualified, connected women leaders, over 1,000 women attended the events in 2021, representing over 290 companies from industries including major employers, small businesses, professional service firms, universities, government agencies and nonprofit organizations of all kinds. Every in-person event has sold to capacity since the series started in 2007 and virtual events received rave reviews. Proceeds from 100 Wise Women go to the Joan Riehm Women’s Leadership Fund, created to allow women to participate in Leadership Louisville Center programs.  Since the scholarship fund was created in 2007, over 175 women have received scholarships totaling more than $156,000.

100 Wise Women is organized by the Leadership Louisville Center.  The Presenting sponsor is JPMorgan Chase.

Gold sponsors are Ford Motor Company and Thorntons LLC. Silver sponsors are EY, Farm Credit Mid-America, Heaven Hill Brands, and Humana. Bronze sponsors are Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, DBL Law, Delta Dental, Highnote, Jack Henry & Associates, Junior League of Louisville, MCM CPAs & Advisors, Texas Roadhouse, and UofL Health.

Today’s Woman Magazine is founding partner of the event series.


The Leadership Louisville Center is the region’s most valuable resource for leadership development and civic engagement. With a purpose to inspire and equip leaders to be better and do better, it has graduated over 15,000 through its programs since 1979. The Center is recognized as a national best practice and is known for its dynamic programming and strong community connections. Programming includes five social impact leadership programs (Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville, Bingham Fellows and Encore Louisville), cohort programs for women and employee resource group leaders, leadership skills training courses presented through partner brand LeadingBetter™, and events designed to connect leaders and motivate positive change. Learn more at

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