CBW+ Speaker Series | Creating Belonging and Empowering Voices: Strategies for Career Development & Community Enhancement

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM) (EDT)


You are invited to attend the April CBW+ Speaker Series presented by UPMC and Conrad Seigal!

Dr. Kimeka Campbell's talk, "Creating Belonging and Empowering Voices," reveals how building community and utilizing advocacy enhances career and societal growth. Through her work with YPOC and as a talk show host, she offers strategies for meaningful engagement and change, blending professional development with community betterment.

ALL ARE WELCOME! Chamber Business Women+ (CBW+) promotes the progression and advancement of professional women through the education and sharing of ideas and experiences. We invite everyone (of all gender identities) who supports this mission to join the events.

Meet the Speaker!

Dr. Kimeka Campbell
Healthcare Consultant Activist | Talk Show Host

Dr. Kimeka is a Rising Healthcare Leader, Talk Show Host, and Community Activist in Central PA. She is also a dynamic and responsive community leader in Harrisburg City. She’s been working behind the scenes to strengthen and amplify the positive reach and impact of Black voices in Harrisburg since 2015.Professionally, Dr. Kimeka currently serves as a Healthcare Operations Advisor for a large Hospital System in the US. Formerly, Dr. Kimeka served as the Director, Revenue Cycle—Billing & Utilization with Hamilton Health Center, a multicultural, multilingual, family-friendly, community health care center in Harrisburg, Pa providing Medical, Dental, and Behavioral primary health care services to individuals, regardless of their income status. In addition, she leads with her heart in the Harrisburg community. She is the Co-Founder of Young Professionals of Color--Greater Harrisburg with Basir Vincent, her husband. This organization creates community for the Black and Brown professional collective in the Greater Harrisburg, PA area, empowering professionals of color to identify what they need to thrive within the community. YPOC provides quarterly leadership workshops, social spaces to create community, networking opportunities for Black and Brown collectives, and social service projects like the Adopt a Classroom program that fundraises to provide teachers with grants. The YPOC has been serving the community for the last six years! Additionally, Dr. Campbell became a talk show host in February 2021! In collaboration with OpenStage the Black NewsBeat was born! The Black NewsBeat explores the life and community of Harrisburg and its expressions in the black and brown community. Showcasing the poetry, music and activism of the city, BNB shows the hidden gems of the capital region and how much sits just under the surface of the city. Dr. Campbell and a myriad of special guests talk about the civic, creative, and cultural pieces that shape Harrisburg and the people who live there.  

Thank you to our sponsors!

Exclusive CBW+ Champions

CBW+ Believers

CBW+ Ally

Patron Sponsors

  1. Allison McFadden
  2. Ana Meyers
  3. Barbara Cartwright
  4. Betsy Hamm
  5. Brenda Alton
  6. Coryann Catalano-Alexandre
  7. Emelia Makor
  8. Gillian Byerly
  9. Jeannetta Politis
  10. Karen Gunnison
  11. Krisa Mamet
  12. Linda Fedrizzi-Williams
  13. Lutricia Eberly
  14. Mary Murphy
  15. Mary Oliveira
  16. Miriam DeFehr
  17. Tina Nixon

Interested in sponsoring this year's CBW+ Speaker Series?

Please contact Heather Eyster, Senior Director of Investor & Member Engagement.  

 To view the sponsorship response form, please click here. 


Each year, CBW+ designates a Charity of Choice that aligns with CBW+’s mission to promote the advancement of women in business. The selected organization is recognized at each CBW event.

2024 Charity of Choice, Joshua Group

Mission Statement:

Our mission revolves around providing hope and support for at-risk Harrisburg youth. Through a commitment to educational and vocational opportunities, we seek to empower these young individuals to overcome adversities and carve out a promising path for themselves.


Looking ahead, our vision is centered on breaking the cycle of poverty through education. We aspire to create a community where every person, regardless of their background, has access to quality education. By doing so, we aim to dismantle the barriers of poverty, making lasting positive changes that resonate through generations.

Central Penn College
600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA 17093-0309 United States

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS: The event is held in the Conference Center at Central Penn College. The closest lot to the Conference Center is Lot K. For more detailed instructions on how to drive to Central Penn's campus, visit HERE.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2024 (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM) (EDT)
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