Women in Business

The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln present Women in Business for the enrichment of business professionals.
Featured Speaker: Morgan Shaw Parker, Atlanta Dream WNBA

Morgan Shaw Parker is the president and COO of the WNBA team the Atlanta Dream. She has 25 years of experience in sport business across the WNBA, NFL, NCAA, Nike, Inc. and two sport agencies. She learned about the business side of sports as a marketing major at th University of Nebraska-Lincoln and intern for Nebraska Athletics.

Learn more about Morgan here




Coaching panel with RISE Lincoln

RISE Lincoln offers powerful coaching communities to empower and encourage women to uncover what inspires growth. Four of the Rise Lincoln certified coaches will share their insight on personal and professional growth at the event -- a discussion you won't want to miss! Learn more about the RISE coaching panel:  

Amy Kloefkorn

Amy Kloefkorn leads the College of Business fundraising team at the University of Nebraska Foundation, is a certified professional coach (CPC) through the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC), and a master practitioner of the Energy Leadership Index (ELI).

Amy helps empower you to create meaningful and intentional change in their lives by focusing on the impact of our energy and creating win-win opportunities at work, home, and in life. Amy believes in the power of accountability, transparency and abundance.


Courtney Lockridge

Life and business coach Courtney Lockridge, is an entrepreneur and cheerleader at heart- on a mission to help her clients do life beautifully one intentional decision at a time.

After launching her company NebraskaWeddingDay in 2002, Courtney quickly became aware of her desire to help people succeed. Having built and sold the company for profit after ten years she maintained her love for helping others find their passion and live a deeply satisfying life. With experience in sales, facilitating teams, speaking, and personal development she discovered her love for coaching and now operates her coaching practice where she focuses on 1:1 coaching, team workshops and group facilitation.

As a certified enneagram trainer, Courtney desires to help individuals and teams grow in deeper self-awareness and unity through high-energy, relatable, and practical group sessions customized to your company's needs.


Kris Peterson

Kris is a Leadership Coach, Team Culture, Sales, & Communication Trainer, and Speaker.  She is also an Executive Program Consultant with The Maxwell Leadership Team, and serves on the President’s Advisory Council.  As a coach, Kris believes in empowering people to realize their potential with confidence and influence. She began her coaching career in 2005, as a church coach, helping congregations and pastors to develop their ministries and missions.  In the process she realized she needed a better way to teach people how to be leaders.  Since then, she has used her training in The Maxwell Leadership Team to help people lead themselves and others more intentionally and discover true significance in their personal and professional lives.  


Sarah Collins

Sarah Collins is a certified Gallup Clifton Strengths coach and experienced facilitator + speaker.  Sarah is dedicated to helping everyone from managers to mothers understand how to utilize strengths to enhance their lives. Serving both local and global organizations, her unique approach helps teams intentionally learn about each other which saves organizations time, money, and energy. Leaders, managers, and young professionals find value in Sarah's enthusiastic and authentic approach that is backed by research, science, and proven strategies.