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Quad Cities Women Connect

Engaging companies to collaborate on advancing women’s leadership and development in the Quad Cities region.

Mission Statement

Quad Cities Women Connect is a community of organizational leaders dedicated to improving women’s leadership competencies by engaging women in the Quad Cities region through sharing best practices, connecting people and providing professional development opportunities.

QCWC Member Company Expectations

  • Member companies will appoint a primary and alternate person to participate in QCWC meetings.
  • Meetings are held monthly either in person or via conference call.
  • Member companies are expected to be represented by at least one of their members who will attend 80% of the monthly meetings.
  • The primary member will vote on behalf of the member company when votes are required. The alternate member has proxy if the primary member is not in attendance at the QCWC meeting. 
  • If a company is not represented at a QCWC meeting, as long as a simple majority is present, the group may vote without the absent company’s representation. All votes are documented in meeting minutes. 
  • Member companies will contribute $3,000 annually which provides 10 seats at no additional cost to cover paid admission to three (3) professional development events offered by QCWC throughout the calendar year.
  • QCWC will provide its members one (1) no-cost event annually for member company employees only. 
  • QCWC members (primary and alternates) will be actively engaged in meetings, special projects and/or one or more of the subcommittees that plan and execute QCWC events. 
  • Members are encouraged to consider how to leverage member company’s resources (i.e. speakers, meeting space, IT, printing, marketing) to the benefit of QCWC.



Arconic, Inc.

Bank of America


Eaton, Mission Systems Division

Enterprise Holdings

Estes Construction

Girl Scouts of Eastern IA & Western IL


Kent Pet Group


McCarthy-Bush Corporation

Mel Foster Co.

The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine

Quad City Bank & Trust

RBC Wealth Management 

Rock Valley Physical Therapy 

Royal Neighbors of America



Union Tank Car Co.

University of Iowa Health Care

Von Maur

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