Meet Jill Goodrich, the visionary Founder, President & CEO of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce. A dedicated leader, Jill has been instrumental in driving the organization’s mission of advancing women in entrepreneurship, leadership, and the workplace.

Jill Goodrich

Jill Goodrich is the Founder, President & CEO of the Women's Chamber of Commerce, a member-driven organization promoting the advancement of women in entrepreneurship, leadership and the workplace. Additionally, Jill founded the Women's Chamber Foundation to provide free educational tools, scholarships and resources.
Since forming the Women's Chamber, Jill has forged local, national and international partnerships. In 2017, Jill hosted Atlanta's inaugural International Women's Day Summit and launched the city's inaugural 'National Conversation on Board Diversity' in Atlanta. She also established partnerships with the AAUW to host Atlanta's first series of free salary negotiation workshops to help close the wage gender gap. Additionally, Jill established strategic partnerships to spur economic development for woman-owned businesses and launched the #BuyHers Marketplace, a platform for women to source products and services from women-owned and women-led organizations globally.
A graduate of Michigan State University with a B.A. in Finance, Jill holds dual American and Dutch citizenship. She is a recipient of Brenau University’s Master of Innovation Entrepreneurship Award and Women’s Empowerment Ministry Community Service Award. A frequent guest speaker and judge for pitch competitions, Jill serves on the Economic Empowerment Advisory Board for the Atlanta International Rescue Committee and as a Board Director for HireLiving.

Formation of the Women's Chamber

Jill’s passion for empowering women led her to establish the Women’s Chamber of Commerce, a dynamic, member-driven organization. Committed to fostering success, Jill also founded the Women’s Chamber Foundation, dedicated to providing free educational tools, scholarships, and valuable resources.

Local, National, and International Impact

Jill’s leadership extends far beyond local borders. She has cultivated impactful partnerships at the local, national, and international levels. Notably, in 2017, Jill hosted Atlanta’s inaugural International Women’s Day Summit, marking a significant milestone in the organization’s journey.

Initiatives for Gender Equality

Recognizing the importance of gender equality, Jill spearheaded initiatives such as the ‘National Conversation on Board Diversity’ and collaborated with AAUW to host Atlanta’s first series of free salary negotiation workshops. These efforts contribute to closing the wage gender gap and creating a more equitable professional landscape.

Economic Development and Global Connectivity

Jill’s strategic vision extends to economic development for woman-owned businesses. She established crucial partnerships to support these endeavors and launched the #BuyHers Marketplace. This innovative platform connects women globally, creating a space for sourcing products and services from women-owned and women-led organizations.

Accolades and Community Involvement

A distinguished alumna of Michigan State University, Jill holds a B.A. in Finance and boasts dual American and Dutch citizenship. Her achievements include receiving Brenau University’s Master of Innovation Entrepreneurship Award and the Women’s Empowerment Ministry Community Service Award. Jill actively contributes to the community, serving on the Economic Empowerment Advisory Board for the Atlanta International Rescue Committee and as a Board Director for HireLiving.