The top names in female entrepreneurship will present at this two-day UNR College of Business event March 9-10, directly following International Women’s Day.
The Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship and The College of Business at The University of Nevada, Reno are hosting the 2nd annual International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium – March 9th & 10th, 2020 at the Joe Crowley Student Union on the university campus.
The Symposium is organized to encourage the building of relationships among attendees through open communication, education and collaboration, and is targeted towards entrepreneurs and entities supporting entrepreneurs.
This 2-day event includes over 40 local, national and international speakers, featuring:
Kara Goldin, founder & CEO of Hint, Inc. has received numerous accolades, including being named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Northern California, one of In Style’s 2019 Badass 50, one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business and one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.
Laura Jackson, Conductor, Reno Phil. brings an ensemble of musicians to the Symposium to share her leadership insights with the business community in this dynamic and interactive workshop exploring management and communication issues common to every business.
Carolyne Ekyarisiima is a Mandela Washington Fellow, Obama Foundation collaborator, social entrepreneur, computer scientist and the founder of Apps and Girls, empowering girls in Africa to learn to code.
Siri Chilazi is a Harvard Research fellow who will share her research on Gender Equality in Venture Capital. Siri’s work is frequently featured in media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, New York Times and BBC.
Molly Troupe, Master Distiller, Freeland Spirits. In 2018 Molly was featured on Forbes 30 Under 30 for Food and Beverage and she is currently the youngest female Master Distiller in the United States.
The Symposium also includes breakout session panels on Social Entrepreneurship, Climate & the Environment, Food & Beverage, Male-Dominated Industries, Health & Wellness, Entrepreneurship in the Arts, and Doing Business Globally, featuring dozens of remarkable speakers from local, national and international companies.
For more information and to register, visit https://www.unr.edu/business/iwes. Capacity is limited. Registration fee includes breakfast, snacks and lunch. Discounted tickets are available for business founders, government, academics, non-profits and students.