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1:1 Consultations with Bankers

February 20, 2020 10:41 pm Published by

Bankers and industry experts from member companies of the WBENC Financial Services Advisory Board will be on hand to review your funding options, provide suggestions, and answer questions about your funding plans and future needs. Presented by Bank of America, Capital One and Wells Fargo & Co.

Funding Alternatives for Women-Owned Businesses

February 20, 2020 10:39 pm Published by

While women-owned businesses only receive 4.4 percent of total small business funding, the State of Women-Owned Businesses Report from American Express has shown that lenders everywhere are seeing the significant impact of women-owned businesses on the economy and society. The good news is that many organizations are working to make it easier for women-owned businesses to obtain traditional and non-traditional financing options. Join a conversation with financial experts to learn about your funding alternatives. Join Panelists from Capital One, Wells Fargo & Co., the Small Business Administration, and Linda Hamilton, CPA, LLC, Certified Public Accountants & Strategic Advisors.

A Balancing Act: Leveraging Diversity to Impact Profitability

February 20, 2020 10:08 pm Published by

Corporate procurement organizations are often tasked with reducing product costs through supplier consolidation and global contract negotiations that leverage supplier scale. Join this session to hear from industry experts about how to effectively promote WBEs while executing your company’s profitability strategies.

Your Authentic Self

February 20, 2020 10:05 pm Published by

It can be a challenge to live as your true self in a world that often oversimplifies identity. Are you a woman? Latinx? LGBT? All three? How do you balance identities that sometimes conflict? Understanding intersectionality—the place where interconnected social categorizations like race, gender, disability and religion overlap—in ourselves and others makes us better colleagues, allies and business partners. Our panelists will share their stories of intersectionality, identity and living an authentic life, paving the way for you to take your identities and those of others into consideration in both your business and personal lives. Presented by: Bristol-Myers Squibb and EY

A Balancing Act: Leveraging Diversity to Impact Profitability

February 11, 2020 1:32 am Published by

Corporate procurement organizations are often tasked with reducing product costs through supplier consolidation and global contract negotiations that leverage supplier scale. Join this session to hear from industry experts about how to effectively promote WBEs while executing your company’s profitability strategies.

Leadership 2020: Focus on What Counts!

February 11, 2020 1:26 am Published by

Leadership “to-do” lists are growing longer by the day, packed full of goals, initiatives, challenges, focus areas, and projects. With constant change and competing priorities, juggling multiple demands limited time and resources can be daunting for most leaders. This Coach activation will provide you the opportunity to evaluate key leadership focus areas through two lenses and determine actionable steps to ensure forward motion.

Brand Builder Office Hours

February 11, 2020 1:19 am Published by

Get your brand, marketing, website and digital marketing questions answered by our expert speakers and experienced WBEs.

Inclusive Leadership: Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Thrives

February 11, 2020 1:04 am Published by

In a world where the talent pool and client base are becoming increasingly more diverse, it’s more important than ever for leaders to truly understand how to support inclusion. In this session, based on her new book How to Be an Inclusive Leader, Jennifer Brown will help you build your inclusion acumen, recognize the elements of effective leadership on inclusion, and identify and utilize your diversity story as a tool to inspire and motivate your workforce.

Leadership 2020: Where’s Your Focus?

February 11, 2020 1:02 am Published by

Impactful leaders must intentionally balance complex dynamics and tensions. A leader’s ability to effectively lead, both tactically and strategically, while simultaneous focusing on self-leadership, leading others, and leading organizations, is critical. In this session, learn how to evaluate your innate leadership style, understand stylistic implications on yourself and others, and build meaningful leadership awareness.