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Ladies Who Launch - Virtual Summit for Women Entrepreneurs

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Welcome to LWL Virtual Summit 2020!
State of the Union: 2020 and the women entrepreneur landscape. Summit kickoff with Ladies Who Launch founders Kelly and Sarah.
Sarah Friar Kelly McGonigle
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Building a community around your brand
This panel will cover inspirational stories on how women launched their brands and specifically how they built an authentic community around their products.
Jasmine Jones Rani Mavram Cassie Abel Sadie Kurzban
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Navigating as a Minority Founder
Minority women face additional obstacles launching and growing their business. Join us for a powerful discussion with incredible minority entrepreneurs.
Rhonesha Byng Bridgid Coulter Dr. Ava Eagle Brown Kalina Bryant
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Show Me the Money: Business and Financing Strategies for Founders
We will cover different financing strategies from a founder and VC perspective to help women entrepreneurs understand their financing and capital options.
Katie Palencsar julie  kikla Kaeya Majmundar
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Networking session Day 1
Networking - Day 1
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Entrepreneur + (All Access Ticket) Workshop: VC Workshop with Janice Taylor and e99 Ventures
Join LWL and e99 Ventures for a workshop session for female founders who are interested in learning more about how to raise money through Venture Capital.
Janice  Taylor
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Entrepreneur + (All Access Ticket) Workshop: How to 10X your business workshop
GrowthBoss will share their best practices on how to find product-market fit before you spend too much time or money on launching a business
julie  kikla Bona Rai Deirdre Tshien
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Recap and cocktail send off
Join us for a quick recap, before we send you off to make a cocktail / mocktail and final networking session
Sarah Friar
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Cocktail Making Class with Bar Shiru
21+ only! Join us for a fun cocktail / mocktail making class with Shirin Raza Gahr, founder of Bar Shiru
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Networking Time!
Final networking of Day 1! Goal to meet at least 3 people
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The myth of balance and how to get it all done
Finding balance can feel impossible as a woman entrepreneur. Terri will show you how to project manage your life so you can reach your goals
Terri Lomax Burden
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Faire: Launch your brand on the best curated retail marketplace
Join this session to learn how to take your retail business to the next level by joining online wholesale platform Faire.
Sara Ittelson
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Accounting - Everything you wanted to know but never asked
Emily Fletcher, operational accounting expert, will share the dirt on accounting jargon, best practices and tools and what you must know as a business owner
Emily Fletcher
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Canva: Defining and Building your Brand
Join Cat van der Werff from the Canva Brand Studio team as she shares what we mean when we talk about branding, and how to deliver on your brand promise
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305 Fitness Dance Class
Launchers, we are going to the (virtual) club. Get ready to move, sweat and have fun with with 305 Fitness founder Sadie Kurzban
Sadie Kurzban
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Keynote Kickoff with Ladies Who Launch
Day two recap and kick off to our Keynote Sessions.
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Keynote Discussion with Shan-Lyn Ma, Founder of Zola
Keynote with Shan-Lyn Ma, Founder of Zola, who will share her experience navigating through a pandemic and her leadership advice for all women entrepreneurs.
Sarah Friar Shan-Lyn Ma
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Speed Networking Session
Speed networking for all women entrepreneurs | Innovation
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Small Business Roundtable
Join us with 3 other small business founders as we share how they have managed their business, teams and personal well being over the last year.
Irene Li La'Crassia Wilderness Max Tuchman
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Speed Networking Session
Speed networking for all women entrepreneurs | Perseverance
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Keynote Discussion with Katrina Lake, Founder of Stitch Fix
Keynote with Katrina Lake, Founder of Stitch Fix who will share her entrepreneurial journey and key lessons she’s learned over the last year
Sarah Friar
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Happy Hour Networking Send Off
Share a cheers to celebrate each other as we close out the LWL Virtual Summit


Rhonesha Byng

Founder, Her Agenda

Irene Li

Founder, Mei Mei

Bridgid Coulter

Founder, Blackbird House

Jasmine Jones

Founder, Cherry Blossom Intimates


Studio | Canva

Sara Ittelson

Head of Partnerships at Faire

Terri Lomax Burden

Asana's Customer Success Manager and globally recognized podcaster, speaker, and brand strategist.

Rani Mavram

Director of Community - Ladies Who Launch

Katie Palencsar

Investor and Venture Studio Lead at Anthemis

Dr. Ava Eagle Brown

Author, Speaker, Founder of The Mango Girl

Kaeya Majmundar

Founder, SwayPay

Emily Fletcher

Founder, E-Squared Partners

Bona Rai

Co-Founder of Make It Skincare

Sadie Kurzban

Founder and CEO of 305 Fitness

Janice Taylor

Max Tuchman

CEO and Co-Founder of Caribu

La'Crassia Wilderness

Founder, Butter Love by L.C

Kalina Bryant

Founder, UnapologeTECH

Shan-Lyn Ma

CEO and Co-Founder of Zola

Deirdre Tshien

Founder at Growth Boss

Cassie Abel

Founder of Wild Rye

julie kikla

Executive Director, Ladies Who Launch

Kelly McGonigle

Co-Founder of Ladies Who Launch

Sarah Friar

Co-Founder of Ladies Who Launch, CEO of Nextdoor

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Ladies Who Launch is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to celebrate and empower women entrepreneurs globally.

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