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Upcoming Event

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs Summit

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | 5-7:30 p.m. | School of Business, Beatty Center, Wells Fargo Auditorium | 5 Liberty St.

cweThis fall, the Center for Entrepreneurship will host its second-annual Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs Summit. The event was organized in an effort to inspire entrepreneurs and raise awareness of the potential for innovation and economic expansion for women and by women. 

The summit — which is sponsored by Coastal Wealth Management — will commence with a brief networking reception, followed by an all-female student-entrepreneur pitching competition. The winner of the competition will receive $1,000.

The event will conclude with an all-female panel discussion*, where participants will share their professional journeys and the common struggles they see facing present and future female entrepreneurs. Panelists include Melissa Barker, founder of Women Entrepreneurs of Charleston and Mel Bar Mar; Jennifer Garr, senior vice president and executive director of strategy and planning at Ogilvy & Mather; Molly Fienning, co-founder of Babiators; and Rosemary O’Neill, president and co-founder of Social Strata. 

* Speakers for the Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs Summit are subject to change

Tickets will go on sale at the end of September. All proceeds for this event will go toward pitching competition prizes and scholarships for women in entrepreneurship at the School of Business.

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