Katty Kay, a best-selling author and anchor of BBC World News America, was the keynote speaker at the annual Impact Dinner for the Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute, a nonprofit group that has worked to develop and encourage more women leaders since 1996.
Kay spoke to sold-out audience of more than 700 women at the Chattanooga Convention Center in February and urged women to work to overcome the confidence gap between the sexes she has highlighted in three New York Times best-selling books on women in business and leadership roles.
Chattanooga Design Studio features talk on Art of Street Design
Victor Dover, an urban planner for the Florida-based Dover, Kohl & Partners who helped design plans for Chattanooga's Southside two decades ago, told more than 100 participants in the February Chattanooga Design Studio lecture about plans for the Alstom site on the west side of downtown.
Dover said the 112-acre site acquired last year by Chattanooga developers Jimmy White and Hiren Desai is "Chattanooga's next great neighborhood" and cold be the city's first car-optional community.
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