Reservoir Career Women is a professional women's networking group for ladies in Rankin County and the surrounding Jackson-metro area that want to help build their business - all while building equally supportive relationships.

From realty and travel to banking and construction, we offer fun female fellowship in a positive and encouraging environment for a variety of industries. We also encourage women who are actively looking for employment to attend - we regularly have recruiters and hiring managers stop by!

Meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month, between 11:30 am and 1 pm at Table 100. Admission is $15  and reservations in advance are REQUIRED. Each luncheon includes two speakers: a member spotlight speaker, and our main keynote speaker - and you might even win a door prize! To learn more about our speaker slots, see more below.

For more information about our meetings, to sign up for our email eblasts, or to request to be a speaker, email us at



Not only are our monthly meetings a great networking event, they also serve as a great way to market you and your business! For every meeting, we have two speaking opportunities available: Spotlight Speaker and Keynote Speaker. Their different roles and requirements are outlined below.

Spotlight Speakers

Consider this speaking opportunity your extended "elevator pitch" - it allows you to inform a group of prospective clients about what makes your business so great and why they should do business with you. Spotlight Speaker requirements include:

-5 minutes to market your business
-Spotlight Speakers will provide a door prize for a drawing. Past door prizes have included gift cards, gift baskets, candy-filled Yeti Cups, wine, and swag bags filled with company-related promo items.
-Props, flyers, and promo items are encouraged, but any leftover items will need to be recollected after the meeting ends.
-During your presentation, please state your name, business, what your business does, how it will benefit members, and any upcoming events or promotions.

Keynote Speakers

Reservoir career women is looking for women who can share their knowledge on topics that benefit, encourage, educate, or entertain. These topics can relate to business, professional, or personal topics. Keynote Speaker requirements include:

-Not to exceed 20 minutes.
-Not required to provide a door prize; it is strictly optional.
-The keynote speaker's lunch is comped for the meeting.
-Props, flyers, and promo items are encouraged, but any leftover items will need to be recollected after the meeting ends.
-Keynote speakers will need to provide a quick bio so that they can be introduced before presenting.
-Since this is a longer speaking time, Keynote Speakers should have a well-planned topic to cover. The topic should be informative, but not a sales pitch for her company. Slideshow or media options are available via an HDMI cable and wide-screen TV on premises.

Speaking slots fill up fast, so get on our calendar today! Please email us at for more information.




Arlette Hulsey Thompson, of Madison, MS, is now in her 15th year as the office manager of Mississippi Magazine. Arlette maintains our group's text alerts and helps to coordinate special events or projects. In her spare time, she is the President of the Salvation Army's Women's Auxiliary.

If you would like to sign up for our reminder/text system, please email us at



Not only is Kim our trusty secretary and accountant, she also owns her own accounting business, King Accounting Services, AND a flourishing nail color company: Kim's Killer Nails, an independent rep for ColorStreet. Find contact info for both of her businesses in our Directory section below.


These cards are quicklinks for all of our paid members; click on their card to be taken to their site or email them! Cards are arranged in alphabetical order by company name. Want your card to show up here? Email us today to get the process started.