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Our Vision

Guam will be an island community whose economy is driven and influenced by the equal participation of women in business.

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Guam Women's Chamber of Commerce

Empowering Women, Shaping Futures

From fostering networking excellence to advocating for legislative impact, GWCC is more than an organization; it's a powerful movement for women in business, united in the pursuit of individual and collective success. 

Objectives

To facilitate networking opportunities and partnerships

To increase awareness of the importance of women on the island’s economic, social and cultural platform

To provide mentorship for business start-ups

To influence legislative policies on issues facing women in business and the workplace

To advocate for competitive wages and benefits for women

To empower and advance women leadership

To enhance professional development and growth

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Board Members

Executive Director

Officers

Erin Loder

Executive Director

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Erin Loder has over 3 years of non-profit executive director experience in driving organizational impact and  growth, and over 10 years of event planning, marketing, and leadership experience. From establishing and evolving strategies, and advancing and finding innovation in any area possible, Erin blends her passion of economic drive, community impact, and sound business experience to push the GWCC forward.

"I am extremely grateful to work with the GWCC board, committee chairs, and our members. We want women to be seen and heard in business, to feel empowered, strong, and capable of doing whatever their next career goals may be! "

We will build on the work of the pioneers who came before us and continue to inspire a new generation to lead our economy into the future. As we move forward with the vision of an island community driven and influenced by the equal participation of women in business. 

When not on the job, you can find Erin hiking, scuba diving, and boxing. 

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Samantha Taitano

President

Maelonie Tamondong

Vice President & Membership Co-Chair

Maria Leon Guerrero

Treasurer

Regine Biscoe Lee

Secretary & Government Chair

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Jae James

Membership Advisor

Marie Calvo Monge

Professional Development Chair

Clare Delgado

Professional Development Co-Chair

Michaela Pangilinan-Gogue’

Membership Chair

Michelle Crisostomo

WBC Chair

Dena Rendon

Fundraising Chair & WBC Co-Chair

Jamie Shimizu Cook

Fundraising Co-Chair

Amber Dydasco

Fanachu Famalao'an Chair

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Board Members

Executive Director

Officers

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Trisha Mae Marquez

Marketing Manager

Kseniia Quinata

Media Videographer

Hannah Wynn

Web Designer & Digital Marketing

A walk down memory lane

NEXT

  • Denise Mendiola
  • Doyon Ahn Morato
  • Lorraine Okada
  • Mary Okada, Ed. D.
  • Antoinette Sanford
  • Vanessa Williams, Esq.

Fanachu Famalåo’an: Coming Home

2021

2020

2014

2017

2013

GWCC was founded

Our founders:
  • Anita Borja Enriquez, D.B.A
  • Monica Guzman
  • Siska Hutapea, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, MRICS, R/W-AC, MRE
  • Lourdes Leon Guerrero
  • Jacqueline Marati
Fanachu Famalåo’an: Inspiring Innovation

First Leadership Retreat & Annual Golf Tournament

Hightide Women’s Summit

A walk down memory lane

To Be Continued...

GWCC 10-year Anniversary

2023

2022

2023

2021

Women’s Business Center (WBC) grand opening

Fanachu Famalåo’an: Her & Now

Fanachu Famalåo’an: Women Rising

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Elevate Your Impact

Empower Change, Lead, and Influence

Be a driving force in shaping the future of women in business. Join a GWCC committee to influence policies, foster partnerships, and empower change.

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Fundraising

Fanachu Famalåo’an

Women’s Business Center

Government

Membership & Sponsorship

Professional Development

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membership & sponsorship committee

For the Community Lovers

The Membership & Sponsorship Committee is responsible for recruiting new members and ensuring that existing members are fully engaged and benefiting from all the Chamber has to offer. The Committee organizes our quarterly membership meetings, and also analyzes our programs and benefits to keep us focused on our mission and maximizing the value to our members.

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Professional Development

FOR THE LIFELONG LEARNERS

The Professional Development Committee takes the pulse of what our members need to advance both personally and professionally. They draw upon the talent that exists in our community to curate a menu of workshops, trainings, and programs that help our members along the road to success.

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Government

For the Trailblazers

The Government Committee takes the lead in addressing legislative policies and government regulations that impact women in all aspects of their social and economic well being. They make recommendations to the Board and general membership with respect to lobbying public officials, providing legislative testimony, participating in roundtable discussions, and creating spaces for dialogue and debate.

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Fanachu Famalåo’an

FOR THE MEGA-EVENT PLANNERS

Get ready for the electrifying energy of Fanachu Famalåo’an, the extraordinary leadership summit produced by the Guam Women’s Chamber of Commerce dedicated to empowering women and celebrating diversity in our community! Whether you’re interested in helping with content, vendors, sponsors, or marketing, here’s your chance to be a part of the powerhouse team that makes magic happen!

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Women's Business Center

FOR THE WORKSPACE DESIGN GEEKS

The Women’s Business Center (WBC) is our headquarters and the heart of our organization. This Committee works hard to ensure that the WBC is a vibrant community hub where members can connect, work, host events, and access a variety of resources to support them at any stage of their journey.

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For the Fun(d) Lovers

The Fundraising Committee collaborates to generate creative and diverse fundraising initiatives throughout the year. From executing our signature events such as the Annual Golf Par-Tee and Sips by the Shore, to experimenting with new concepts to engage the community while attracting funds, the Fundraising Committee is critical to the financial sustainability of the Chamber.

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FOR THE CREATIVES

The Marketing Committee works closely with all the committees to plan our calendar of events and push timely messaging on our website, email, and social media channels. This Committee is the guardian of the GWCC brand, ensuring that our voice and visual identity consistently reinforces our organization’s vision and purpose.

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