Women & Minorities in Entrepreneurship Conference

An interactive seminar on breaking down barriers and succeeding in the world of entrepreneurship

Spring 2018 Conference Info

Date: Feb. 23, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Minnegan Room 

Free and open to everyone!


10:30 Registration and networking
11:15 Welcome Remarks
11:30 a.m. Rapid Fire Pitches
12 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Jeannine Shao Collins, Founder, Girl Starter
1:00 p.m. Panel: Being a Woman/Minority Entrepreneur
1:30 p.m. Break
1:40 p.m. Breakout Session A
2:10 p.m. Breakout Session B
2:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
3:30-5 p.m. Happy Hour at Atwaters, Belvedere Square


Breakout Session Topics

Pitch Practice
Finding the Right Partners
Developing Ideas
Access to Capital
Am I an Entrepreneur?

Panels & Speakers

Jeannine Shao Collins, Founder, Girl Starter
Veronica Cool, Cool & Associates
Mac Conwell, TEDCO
LaKisha Greenwade, Glam Tech
Kyle O'Connor, The Startup Nest
Tammira Lucas, The Business Doctor/Moms As Entrepreneurs
Smitha Gopal, CEO, Rendia