2020 Agenda

2020 AGENDA

9th ANNUAL FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR SUMMIT

Oct. 28, 2020
8am-4:30pm

 

8:00-8:45 a.m. | Registration, Continental Breakfast and Sponsor Showcase and Visitation

8:45-9:00 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions

Sponsor Thank Yous: Renée DeLuca Dolan, President and Founder, Contempo Design + Communications

 9:00-10:00 a.m.  | Morning Keynote Speaker: Sales strategies to build your business with ease without working 24/7

Jennifer Gitomer, President and Founder, Sales in a New York Minute

10:00-10:30 a.m. | Networking and Sponsor Showcase Visitation

10:30-11:30 a.m.  | BREAK OUT SESSION I: Women’s Investment Bootcamp Preview – Want to invest in startups, learn how from one of the Nation’s top CIO’s and Angel Investor founder

Angela Lee, Professor of Practice and Chief Innovation Officer, Columbia Business School, Founder of 37 Angels

10:30-11:30 a.m.  | BREAK OUT SESSION II: A Compliance Session – Accounting, Human Resources & Legal Advice for Entrepreneurs – An interactive Workshop – baseline tools for compliance to help your business grow.

Facilitator: Barb Smith, Senior Vice President, Director Key4Women at KeyBank

Panelists:

    • A’Shira Nelson, CPA, Tax Manager and Money Coach, Apple Growth Partners
    • Corinne Saliba, HR Field Support Specialist, The Ahola Corporation
    • Christina E. Niro, Partner at Frantz Ward LLP

10:30-11:30 a.m.  | BREAK OUT SESSION III: Work-life Integration – Learn from others that have been there. How work-life integration is “an approach that creates more synergies between all areas that define ‘life’: work, home/family, community, personal well-being, and health.”

Facilitator: Deborah Spake, Dean, College of Business Administration at Kent State University

Panelists:

    • Anne Murphy Brown, Associate Professor, Legal Studies at Ursuline College and Author, “Legally Mom, Real Women’s Stories Balancing Motherhood and Law Practice”
    • Anne Richie, Venture Partner, JumpStart, Inc.
    • Tari S. Rivera, Founder and  President, Regency Construction Services, Inc.

11:30 -12:00 p.m. | Networking and Sponsor Showcase Visitation

12:00-1:00 p.m. | Lunch is served

1:00-1:15 p.m. | Networking and Sponsor Showcase Visitation

1:15-2:15 p.m.  | FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR SHOWCASE: Hear marketing and branding secrets from four female entrepreneurs that have helped them stand out among the crowd and listen to their unique entrepreneurial journeys.

Panelists:

    • Susie Frazier, Artist, Speaker, and Author, Designing for Wellness
    • Ariane Kirkpatrick, Owner and CEO, The AKA Team
    • Tami Schneider, Founder and Owner, Cleveland Yoga Studios
    • Dr. Batula Zaidi, CEO, Science First Partnerships

2:15-3:15 p.m. | Intentional Networking Session

Everyone Will Leave With A Lead

Facilitator: Patrice Blakemore, Executive Director Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in Partnership with Cuyahoga Community College

3:15-3:30 p.m.  | Networking and Sponsor Showcase Visitation, Bar Opens and Cocktails Will Be Served

3:30-4:15 p.m. | Afternoon Keynote: Do more good in your own cities

Madison Mikhail Bush , Founder and CEO, POINT App

4:15-4:30 p.m.  | Thank you’s, Raffle Prizes

*FES speakers and agenda are subject to change

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