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Women's Entrepreneurship Day 2017 Philadelphia

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 | 1:00 PM-7:00 PM

You’re invited to attend the first ever Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Conference in Philadelphia!

Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) International organization is a movement to empower, celebrate and support women in business worldwide! The Philadelphia event will be held at Moore College of Art and Design from 8 a.m. – 2p.m on November 17.

This year’s theme is Grit: Secret Recipes of Successful Women Entrepreneurs will tackle some of the most commonly known but also unique issues faced by women starting and running their own business. Attendees will leave motivated and inspired with the ability to immediately apply the strategies, tactics and best practices of other women locally and across the globe.

Early bird tickets are $55 with promo code: WED2017 through this Friday, November 3!


Time: 8:00-2:00pm
Location: Moore College of Art & Design

8:00 – 9:00 – Check In/Registration/Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 – Welcome Remarks: Host – Cecelia Fitzgibbons, President of Moore College
9:10 – 9:30 – WED Remarks: Elissa Bloom and Introduction Video
9:30 – 10:00 – Keynote: Rakia Reynolds with Q+A
10:00 – 11:00 – Panel + Q&A (3 entrepreneurs at different stages of business discuss how they have turned failure into success)
Early stage launch business – Jen Crompton
Mid stage 2-5 years in business – Yasmine Mustafa
Mature stage 5+ years in business – Fran Griesing
Moderator: Diane Mastrull
11:00 – 11:30 – Sheila Hess, City Representative – Remarks and Proclamation
11:30 – 12:15 – Speed Networking Session led by Jennifer Lynn Robinson
12:15 – 1:30 – Lunch and Roundtable discussions led by entrepreneurial experts/table leaders presented by Marla McDermott 1:30 – 1:50 – Marjorie Margolies will be discussing the Impact of Women’s Entrepreneurship on a Global Scale 1:50 – 2:00 – Closing remarks: Elissa Bloom – Recap of day’s events, next steps on how to stay involved and connected with WED.