Join Virginia Tech on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., for Women Impact Virginia – a free, virtual, professional development series focused on engaging, connecting, and inspiring women who want to make an impact on their communities.
Hear stories of success and lessons learned from female leaders from across the commonwealth. Sessions will include four entrepreneurs’ startup stories, and self-selected breakouts will take a deeper dive into the entrepreneurial mindset through topics such as building a strong foundation, expanding your business, creating social impact, and developing an entrepreneurial mindset at work. A special Hokie Highlight panel discussion will showcase Virginia Tech’s partnerships and initiatives supporting entrepreneurship and innovation.
Hear from these empowering leaders:
Opening keynote speaker: Kimberly Wimbish of KMK Productions
Closing keynote speaker: Chandra Briggman of Activation Capital
>Fast Track Session: Startup Stories
Abbey and Hayley Hester of The VB Picnic Co.
Courtney Buzzell Riley of Proximo Marketing Strategies
Melody Short, Kelli Lemon, and Rasheeda Creighton of Jackson Ward Collective
Kat Pascal of FarmBurguesa
Foundation: Jess Edwards of Dan River Region Entrepreneur Ecosystem
Expansion: Dr. Mary Miller of Regional Accelerator and Mentoring Program
Social Impact: Nicole McGrew of Threadleaf
Intrapreneurship: Christie Funk of NASA
Sarah Wray of Reynolds Homestead and College Access Collaborative
Chiny Driscoll of MetiStream and APEX Center for Entrepreneurs board member
Kelli Jones of Tech Center Research Park
If you are interested in the work being led by women across Virginia, this free series is for you.
Visit the website to learn more or to register: www.cpe.vt.edu/impact/?utm_source=vt_oia_reynolds&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CMP150_DM896536.
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