Three-Day Virtual Event Schedule

Our 2020 event has gone virtual, yet will still feature more networking, more connection, more interactivity, more learning, and more takeaways!

We scheduled three event days at different times across four weeks so that as a busy business owner, you don’t have to worry about abandoning your business to upskill and connect with others.

This event is designed for female entrepreneurs, by female entrepreneurs and mentors.

Get ready to tackle your biggest challenges.

Get Together Over Coffee on

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Our first event day we will start the day together. The theme is Support, experienced by an interactive session with Katie McDonald that will help us thrive, guidance from Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea in tools available to us to help us succeed, and closing out with an opportunity to meet, connect, and build relationships together.

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8:30am – 8:55am

How to Survive and Thrive

By Katie McDonald

Self Care Strategist, CEO of bnourished, Keynote Speaker

Katie McDonald, CEO of bnourished & Keynoter, is a Self Care Strategist who disrupts habits and challenges the archaic notion that self care is selfish. An authoritative speaker and recognized thought leader, Katie provides tangible and tested tools for transformation, especially for women who are taking care of business at the expense of taking care of themselves.

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8:55am – 9:10am

Exercise: Leveraging Self-Awareness As A Superpower

By Katie McDonald

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9:10am – 9:30am

Breakout Networking

Moderated in small, private groups through Zoom

Networking can and must continue, even in a virtual world

You’re joining us to talk, not only listen. Our events provide actionable insight and education, but true connection is more important than ever. In breakout rooms, you will join a select few other female entrepreneurs to meet and build relationships from.

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9:30am – 10:00am

Charting the Course for Small Business in Rhode Island

By Nellie Gorbea

Secretary of State of Rhode Island

For Nellie, it was a milestone in her career to launch an online Business Portal for the State of Rhode Island’s entrepreneurs that would make it easier to start and manage a business in the state. But her mission doesn’t end there. Join Nellie as she discusses current challenges and opportunities ahead for our local business owners.

Get Together Over Lunch on

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Our second event day is timed for a power lunch. The theme is Inspire, and ever more important that becomes each day. A panel discussion drives our afternoon with select female entrepreneurs sharing stories of struggles and breakthroughs, as well as taking time to have honest discussions. We again will close with time dedicated to new connections.

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12:00pm – 12:30pm

Panel: Authentic Conversations with Movers & Shakers

Moderated by Diane Wilbur, Founder and CEO of Soft Skills Training Group
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12:30pm – 1:00pm

Panel-Audience Q&A Session

Get involved. Ask questions. Start discussion.
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1:00pm – 1:30pm

Breakout Networking

Moderated in small, private groups through Zoom

Networking can and must continue, even in a virtual world

You’re joining us to talk, not only listen. Our events provide actionable insight and education, but true connection is more important than ever. In breakout rooms, you will join a select few other female entrepreneurs to meet and build relationships from.

Get Together Over Wine & Cheese on

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Our third and final day together is a happy hour. The theme is Succeed, where you can “choose your own journey” by moving through huddle groups that fit your needs most. Each huddle will have experts on-demand to answer your questions and help you make meaningful decisions to start, finance, and grow your business.

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4:30pm – 6:00pm

Breakout Huddle 1: Start Your Business

Resource partners, support vehicles, and open advisory
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4:30pm – 6:00pm

Breakout Huddle 2: Finance Your Business

Funding partners, proper preparation, and next steps
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4:30pm – 6:00pm

Breakout Huddle 3: Grow Your Business through Marketing

Marketing tips, experts available, and resources to help you grow
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4:30pm – 6:00pm

Breakout Huddle 4: Grow Your Business through Networking

Meeting new people, making connections count, and effective use of your time

Note: All event days will be recorded and provided exclusively to paid registrants after the sessions complete.

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Last year's event sold out. This year we went virtual, and that means we can connect even more entrepreneurs together!

It's our mission to make this the must-attend event of the year for aspiring, new and veteran female business owners.

We not only encourage you to not miss out, we encourage you to be part of it. In turbulent times, we must inspire each other.

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