In business, your network is your superpower.

Joining and contributing in women’s networks is one way to make you an instant insider, in whatever it is you want to do.

“While it’s important for women to be actively seeking connections in a variety of arenas, amongst both men and women, it is noteworthy that in the U.S. women’s networks are increasingly prevalent and powerful,” says Erika Sauer, Director of Amcham Finland Inc.

“They may also address themes more specific for women, and are a way to partner with people whom you can call peers, friends and partners – people you can rely upon.”

“Amcham Finland is committed to helping everyone succeed on the U.S. market. I encourage women to use existing platforms for business professionals to build the connections needed for the success of your company and yourself as an individual.”

The Empowering Women in Business Breakfast focused on financial independence and women-owned businesses. Organized in coordination with Signature Bank and Combs & Company, it was the perfect opportunity for Amcham members and other connections to engage in an inspiring discussion and grow their networks.

Susan L. Combs, president and owner of insurance brokerage Combs & Company, started her own business at the age of 26. Developing a growing company, she has learned that time is a non-renewable resource.

“If you don’t value your time, no one will. Manage your time and include your work, your volunteering and your home teams in the management. Time is scarce; in networking, focus on the people who can give you something and whom you can give something in return. And be the first one to give!”

Amcham would like to thank Signature Bank and Combs & Company for their help in organizing such a successful and insightful morning.