• 2023 Women of Industry Award Nominations OPEN!

    Honoring Exceptional Women in Business in Marin County.

    Since 2013 the San Rafael Chamber and the Women of Industry committee have annually recognized a businesswoman demonstrating excellence in her field while significantly impacting the community and beyond. 

    This year we are honoring 2 women - a for profit business woman (Leader Award) and a not for profit business woman (Community Benefit Leader). 

    Nominations are due Friday, September 22 at 5pm!  

    Nomination forms linked below 

    Honorees will be announced at the 2023 Women of Industry Marketplace and Luncheon, Wednesday, October 25, 2023 


  • Past Women of Industry Honorees

    • 2013 The late Joan Capurro, Bank of Marin
    • 2014 The late Ann Brebner, California Film Institute
    • 2015 Patty Garbarino, Marin Sanitary Service
    • 2016 Melissa Prandi, PRANDI Property Management
    • 2017 Pat Kendall, Kaiser Permanente
    • 2018 Stephanie Plante, CPi Developers & Mary Kay Sweeney, Homeward Bound
    • 2019 Cynthia Murray, North Bay Leadership Council
    • 2021 Helen Russell, Equator Coffees
    • 2022 Kim Fink, Sun First Solar & Leslie Ruhland, Accuchex Payroll & Workforce Management 
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  • Honorees, (left) Stephanie Plante, Pat Kendall, Leslie Ruhland & Kim Fink.  


  • Sponsorship Opportunities

    If you would like to learn more about how you can sponsor the Women of Industry Awards, please contact lpiper@srchamber.com.