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RI’s Essential Resource for Female Small Business Owners

RI’s Essential Resource for Female Small Business Owners

When SCORE Rhode Island launched its first Women’s Small Business Summit in 2019, its goal was to bring RI’s copious small business resources together with the female business owners who needed them. As we gear up for the event’s second year, Co-Chair Rochelle Blease shares her thoughts on why you should get involved—and how you can get more out of any business event you go to.

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What Women in Business Bring to the Table

What Women in Business Bring to the Table

Whether you’re a female business owner or someone who serves that group of entrepreneurs, you’re part of an extraordinary ecosystem with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. In this article, SCORE RI Co-Chair Rochelle Blease shares her perspective on women in business—where they bring unique strengths, and what they need help with the most.

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Keys to Success for Small Business Owners

Keys to Success for Small Business Owners

It goes without saying that small business owners and entrepreneurs are a unique lot. Very few people can, or will, launch their own business—and many will struggle or fail. So what does it take to not just survive, but thrive? We asked Rochelle Blease, Co-Chair of SCORE Rhode Island and CEO of Breakthrough Growth, for some insights.

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For Women in Business: How Katie McDonald Slays Dragons

For Women in Business: How Katie McDonald Slays Dragons

What did it take for Katie McDonald, CEO of bnourished® and sought-after keynote speaker, to go from burned-out to booming? Hard work and commitment—not just to herself, but to all the other Type A’s who didn’t know how to B. Read on to hear Katie’s unique perspective on the challenges for women in business, and how she brought herself back from the brink.

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Get On-Demand Access

The 2020 Summit went virtual, allowing us to more easily record the programming and adapt it to a useful form to revisit, or access if you missed the actual days!

It was our mission to make this the must-attend event of the year for aspiring, new and veteran female business owners. Based on attendee feedback, we did well!

It's not too late. You don't have to miss out. The recording access gives you the vital content you'd receive during the events, and the private community gives you the connection to a private network of peers.

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