Join the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce for our Business Before Hours with Commissioner Fried on Thursday, October 28. Nikki Fried, Florida?s 12th Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, is a lifelong Floridian, attorney and passionate activist. Born and raised in Miami, Commissioner Fried graduated from the University of Florida, where she received her bachelor?s, master?s and juris doctor degrees. While at the University of Florida, she served as student body president ? the first woman to hold the position in nearly two decades. As an attorney, she was head of the Felony Division at the Alachua County Public Defender?s Office and worked in private practice in South Florida, defending homeowners against foreclosure during the 2007-2008 housing crisis. Prior to being elected, Fried worked at law firms as a government consultant, advocating on behalf of clients before the Florida Legislature. In 2017, she formed her own firm to advocate in Tallahassee for at-risk children, the Broward County School Board, and for the expansion of patient access to medical marijuana. Throughout her career she has served with numerous organizations including the Young Lawyers Board of Governors, Chair of the Broward Days Board of Directors, Legal Needs of Children Bar Committee, LeRoy Collins Institute, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, University of Florida Governmental Relations Advisory Committee, University of Florida Board of Trustees, Florida?s Children First, and others. Fried is a member of Florida Blue Key, the oldest and most prestigious leadership honorary in the state of Florida Masks are required to be worn at all time. Masks will not be provided. In person attendance at events carries with it the inherent risk of contracting the Covid-19 virus. The Chamber encourages the implementation of CDC guidelines but cannot ensure that infections will not occur. By attending the event you agree to assume all risks with regard the potential for contracting the Covid-19 virus, whether CDC guidelines are in effect at the event or not. Thanks to our Health and Safety Sponsor AeroClean, the space will have Purgo machines, which help prevent the transmission of infections with medical-grade air sanitization by eliminating 99.99% of harmful airborne pathogens.
The Women in Business Council will host its annual Woman of the Year Luncheon on Friday, October 29th at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.. Join us in celebrating 2021 Woman of the Year nominees and recipient alike and recognizing their outstanding leadership and commitment to the Palm Beach North region. Men are welcome to attend.
Welcome to our newest event, presented by the Women In Business Council. This is a virtual podcast-style interview with women who have made it, in a male dominated industry. Guests will be CEOs and/or executives from various industries all over the US. The entire event will be one hour, from 4:30 ? 5:30 p.m. The first 30-minutes will be the guest telling her story on FB Live while the second 30 minutes will be an intimate discussion with up to 20 women ''offline'' in Zoom.