SOLD OUT: 100 Wise Women event to feature Carolyn Tandy

Update: This event is SOLD OUT.

Louisville, Kentucky (August 2, 2018) – Together with presenting sponsor Chase, the Leadership Louisville Center and Today’s Woman magazine host 100 Wise Women to bring successful women leaders – Wise Women – together with emerging women leaders to share perspectives on themes presented by distinguished keynote speakers.

Carolyn Tandy (LL ’12, BF ’08), Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Texas Roadhouse

The final 2018 event on November 27 will feature Carolyn Tandy, diversity director for Texas Roadhouse. Joining Texas Roadhouse last summer, Carolyn oversees diversity and inclusion programs. She formerly served as District Director for U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth since his election in 2006. She is a seasoned political strategist, having managed projects all over the country for such notables as President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, the Congressional Black Caucus and the late Rosa Parks.

This event is SOLD OUT. It will be held from 8-10 a.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave.; the cost is $35. 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 1,150 women attended the events in 2017, representing about 350 companies from industries including major employers, small businesses, professional service firms, universities, government agencies and nonprofit organizations of all kinds. Every event has sold to capacity since the series started in 2007. 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, 138 women have received scholarships totaling more than $128,000.

100 Wise Women is held in partnership with the Leadership Louisville Center and Today’s Woman magazine.  The Presenting sponsor is ChaseThe event is also supported by Gold sponsors ARGI Financial Group and Ford Motor Company; Silver sponsors Delta Dental of Kentucky and EY; and Bronze sponsors Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Citizens Union Bank, Highnote, Hosparus, Humana Inc., MCM CPAs & Advisors, Texas Roadhouse and WellCare. Additional support is provided by Julie Pogue Properties and University of Louisville Athletics.

About the Leadership Louisville Center

Created in 1979, the Leadership Louisville Center is the region’s most valuable resource for leadership development and civic engagement.  Its mission is to grow and connect a diverse network of leaders who serve as catalysts for a world-class community through dynamic programming and strong community connections.  Over 7,000 community leaders have graduated from the Center’s programs that include Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville, Bingham Fellows, and Encore Louisville.  The Leadership Green Room was launched in 2015 and serves as the training and talent development arm of the Center, expanding the resources available to the region’s business community and employee base.  In 2011, the Leadership Louisville Center was recognized as one of the top seven community leadership programs in the U.S. in a benchmark study by the Center for Creative Leadership, the “gold standard” global provider of executive leadership education and research.  Learn more at

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