A community for women to reach their full potential.

For over 40 years, Central Exchange has worked to support women and believes that all women should have the opportunity to reach their full potential. When ambitious women receive more opportunity for growth, it ultimately benefits everyone – employers, colleagues, family and the community –  and leads to a more equal world.

A community for women
to reach their full potential.

For over 40 years, Central Exchange has worked to support women and believes that all women should have the opportunity to reach their full potential. When ambitious women receive more opportunity for growth, it ultimately benefits everyone – employers, colleagues, family and the community –  and leads to a more equal world.

Become a member or partner.

As a membership organization, our members and business partners are in all stages of their career: from those just entering the work force, to those in leadership roles, to those transitioning into retirement. Many of Kansas City’s strongest and most influential women leaders began their journey of professional and personal advancement at Central Exchange.

CX Member Benefits
CX Partner Benefits

Become a member or partner.

As a membership organization, our members and business partners are in all stages of their career: from those just entering the work force, to those in leadership roles, to those transitioning into retirement. Many of Kansas City’s strongest and most influential women leaders began their journey of professional and personal advancement at Central Exchange.

CX Member Benefits
CX Partner Benefits

Build relationships
and uncover strengths.

Experience high quality programming and build your network with opportunities for engagement when you become a CX Member or Partner. You will connect and feel inspired with a diverse group of women, all while expanding your professional and personal skill sets.

Upcoming Programs
Lean In Network

2022 Midwest Leadership Summit attendees during a breakout session. Photo Credit: Ryan Bruce.

2022 Midwest Leadership Summit attendees during a breakout session. Photo Credit: Ryan Bruce.

Build relationships and uncover strengths.

Experience high quality programming and build your network with opportunities for engagement when you become a CX Member or Partner. You will connect and feel inspired with a diverse group of women, all while expanding your professional and personal skill sets.

Upcoming Programs
Lean In Network

Thought leaders, Robin Sterneck and Denise Mills, demonstrating how cohorts are now in-person and virtual.

Grow as a leader.

Experience an engaging year-long program of unparalleled growth and leadership development. Led by two regional thought leaders with active-learning, monthly sessions, you will graduate Emerging Leaders with the skills and tools to take your career to the next level.

Learn More About Emerging Leaders

Thought leaders, Robin Sterneck and Denise Mills, demonstrating how cohorts are now in-person and virtual.

Grow as a leader.

Experience an engaging year-long program of unparalleled growth and leadership development. Led by two regional thought leaders with active-learning, monthly sessions, you will graduate Emerging Leaders with the skills and tools to take your career to the next level.

Learn More About Emerging Leaders

Feel the inspiration.

We’re all about equipping you to be your best self – personally and professionally. That’s why we host two signature events each and every year: The Midwest Leadership Summit in April and the STEMMy Awards in October.

The Summit gathers leaders from around Kansas City and the United States for an all-day event full of development, connection and inspiration. The STEMMys celebrate the accomplishments of women in Kansas City who are setting trends and breaking barriers in their STEMM fields.

Learn More About The Summit
Learn More About The STEMMys

2021 WiSTEMM Educator STEMMy Award Winner, Tanya Smith. Photo Credit: Ryan Bruce.

2021 WiSTEMM Educator STEMMy Award Winner, Tanya Smith. Photo Credit: Ryan Bruce.

Feel the inspiration.

We’re all about equipping you to be your best self – personally and professionally. That’s why we host two signature events each and every year: The Midwest Leadership Summit in April and the STEMMy Awards in October.

The Summit gathers leaders from around Kansas City and the United States for an all-day event full of development, connection and inspiration. The STEMMys celebrate the accomplishments of women in Kansas City who are setting trends and breaking barriers in their STEMM fields.

Learn More About The Summit
Learn More About The STEMMys

One of Hallmark’s sponsored tables at the 2022 Midwest Leadership Summit. Photo Credit: Ryan Bruce.

Learn More About Partnerships

Meet CX’s Presenting Partners.

Premium Partners

Changemaker Partners

Visionary Partners

CX Champions

North American Savings Bank (NASB)

TreviPay

CX Role Models

AdventHealth

HNTB

KC Area Development Council

Oracle Cerner

ProActive Solutions

UMKC Bloch School of Management

CX Advocates

City of Olathe

McCownGordon Construction

KC Chamber of Commerce

CX Partners

PHI Medical Office Solutions

Spotlight AR

One of Hallmark’s sponsored tables at the 2022 Midwest Leadership Summit. Photo Credit: Ryan Bruce.

Learn More About Partnerships

Meet CX’s Presenting Partners.

Premium Partners

Changemaker Partners

Visionary Partners

CX Champions

North American Savings Bank (NASB)

TreviPay

CX Role Models

AdventHealth

HNTB

KC Area Development Council

Oracle Cerner

ProActive Solutions

UMKC Bloch School of Management

CX Advocates

City of Olathe

McCownGordon Construction

KC Chamber of Commerce

CX Partners

PHI Medical Office Solutions

Spotlight AR

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