09 November, 2021
3:00 pm
ZOOM Video Conferencing

Women, people of color, immigrants and people over 40 are becoming the fastest growing groups of entrepreneurs

Webinar for entrepreneurs seeking fresh insight and ideas for growth

The Covid pandemic has severely impacted entrepreneurship in America. Fewer new firms are being started and are increasingly concentrated in just a few major cities in the U.S. Yet, there is growth and a new model of entrepreneurship emerging.

Join New York Women in Business for our fourth Author Talk in a fireside chat with Elizabeth MacBride, journalist, founder of Times of Entrepreneurship and co-author of The New Builders: Face to Face with The Real Future of Business. Elizabeth will tell stories of the next generation of entrepreneurs — and argue for the future of American entrepreneurship.

She will be interviewed by Petia Abdur-Razzaaq, founder of the Stylista Group and a certified Google My Business trainer.

Listen to a panel of four successful women small business owners share how they found opportunity in this new landscape, overcame obstacles and helped drive growth in this economy.

Leave inspired and energized.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 via ZOOM

3:00-5:30pm

The webinar and post-conference networking are free. You must register to attend.

$10 donations are welcome but not required

About Elizabeth

An international business journalist, Elizabeth’s work has been featured in The Washington Post, BBC, MIT Tech Review, Quartz, and many other prominent publications. She founded Times of Entrepreneurship to share the stories of many often-overlooked entrepreneurs she has encountered in her reporting around the world. A writer, traveler and seventh-generation Washingtonian, she lives in Alexandria, Va., with her two daughters.

About the panel

These four panelists epitomize the future of business. Listen to their journeys to entrepreneurship and find inspiration and ideas you can use to increase your own chances for success.

Michele Berdinis, CEO, Beeline Legal ,pivoted and founded one of the first online legal practices to make it easier and more affordable for small businesses to secure and protect their trademarks.

Oneida Franco, President of Franco Blueprint, cashed in her 401K to found a firm helping small businesses streamline their accounting processes.  She also co-founded Casa Dos Chicas Café which imports single origin coffee from Latin America and a foundation that supports education and sustainability in the Dominican Republic.

Melissa Mitchner, CEO of The Bark Shoppe, identified the growing pet industry trends nine years ago. She launched a dog grooming business in Harlem and never looked back.

Rowena Scherer, CEO, Explore2Eat, left a successful Wall Street career and founded a business that makes activity kits to help families explore the food and cultures of the world by cooking together.

Want even more? Free Post-Webinar Networking (4:30-5:30pm)

Join Rebecca Maxwell of Perception-Insights for a stimulating interactive session with peers. Meet in small virtual rooms and make new connections to expand your network. Get a chance to chat, connect and build relationships that will help you and your business.

Register for this webinar, workshops and networking

The webinar and post-conference networking are free. You must register to attend.

$10 donations are welcome but not required

You will get the link to the webinar and networking event in your confirmation email after you register. You will get links to the workshops you sign up for closer to the event.

This event is jointly sponsored by New York Women in Business and SCORE.

For even more networking, consider signing up for our monthly networking sessions.

Conversations & Connections, sponsored by NAWBO and WeNYC, offers network building in an informal environment, among like-minded professional women and with the focus firmly on building relationships, not firing business cards at each other! This will be about getting to know each other as people not just business owners.

CLICK HERE to learn more.

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