Shero's #CRgavelchallenge 

November 16th (please note the update of date vs the newsletter release), we would love to get a group of SHEROs together to meet at the Cedar Rapids Public Library and hit the streets for the #CRGavelChallenge! The #CRGavelChallenge is a movement to help support businesses displaced during flood preparations and recovery. 

Come to the library at 4 or meet up with us along the way, stay as long or as little at you like!! 

The following restaurants and bars are on board to host you and other SHEROs while you network, mingle and support the local businesses that make up our favorite neighborhoods:

Bricks (2 for 1 offer)

Need Pizza
Pub 217
La Cantina
The Pig and Porter
Parlor City

Cobble Hill opens at 4:30


If you're favorite is missing from the list, feel free to email or message me and I'll get in touch with them!


2016 The Shero experience

Location: Cedar Rapids Downtown Library, Auditorium A & B


THE DAY WILL BE FROM 9:30AM UNTIL 3:00PM, Optional social hour after



Ashley Hinson

Keynote - Gale Mote, personal growth leader
Dr Stephanie Gray, founder of Integrative Health and Hormone Clinic
Hannah Anderson DC, co-founder of Well Labs, chiropractor at Back in Line Chiropractic & PC
Heather McDonald, Commodities Manager at Van Meter Inc, self proclaimed normal person
Wahneta Dimmer, Hands in Harmony


Dance Club Cardio - Ashley Grabe & Alicia Anderson

Meditation - Betsy Rose, and Jackie Fetter, Honest Floating

Burlesque - Cat Cantrill, owner Vitality Fitness & Dance Studio

Yoga - Andrea Parks, owner of Toula Yoga and Ally Thompson

Singing Bowls - Maria Dummermuth,



9:30-10:00am Check-on

10:00-10:05 Opening 

10:05-10:20 Dr Stephanie Gray

10:20-10:35 Dr Hannah Anderson

10:35-10:50 Dynamic Movement

10:50-11:00 mingle, bathroom

11:00-11:45 Activity 1

11:45-12:00 mingle, bathroom

12:00-1:00 Keynote- Gale Mote

1:00-1:10 mingle, bathroom

1:10-1:55 Activity 2

1:55-2:05 mingle, bathroom

2:05-2:20 Heather McDonald

2:20-2:35 Wahneta Dimmer

2:35-2:45 Move down to Greene Square park

2:45-3:00 Group Activity

3:00-4:00 Optional group cocktails at local establishment, we will provide a list of options

2016 Celebrating You!

The Shero Experience is a day-long event focused on women’s leadership, career successes, personal development, and wellness.  The difference between this event and other professional development conferences is the focus on health and wellness. Experience yoga, Dance Club Cardio, burlesque, singing bowls and meditation. We love to start the day with a motivational opener, then follow up by getting our body moving!

This year presents exciting updates, event spaces and truly celebrating you!

So now that you’re convinced to clear your schedule for November 17th, you are going to need to register. Don’t just register yourself, talk to your best gal pal, inspirational co-workers, motivated board members and tell them that they are a Shero in your life, and you want them to be there as well! This is one event you won’t want to miss! Early Bird pricing ends on August 30th, 2016.

Watch for more updates about the 2016 line-up and schedule! 

2016 Sponsors