InnovateHERS are audacious innovators, industry disruptors, intentional connectors and courageous changemakers ready to challenge the status quo in the name of economic and cultural progress in our communities.

Our diverse membership transcends industry and background, coming from all walks of life. We are startup founders. Politicians. Teachers. Doctors. STEMinists. Academics. We run classrooms, launch companies, lead initiatives, serve on boards and manage teams. As we like to say, innovatehers are badass womxn doing kickass things – and we are all committed to enacting radical, positive change in Kansas City through innovative, equitable leadership.

InnovateHER serves our members with a lens to inclusivity, belonging and low barrier to entry in everything we do so as many leaders as possible can access the kind of community and support that helps womxn thrive.

The Six Pillars of InnovateHER KC

Who Do We Serve?

InnovateHER KC serves female, female-identifying and non-binary femme leaders in Kansas City and outlying areas. Our members represent a wide range of backgrounds, industries and sectors including: