Join Us on October 18 for 'Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in a Global Economy'

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu

 

 EMPOWERING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY 

 

BERKELEY COLLEGE WILL HOST A PANEL OF WOMEN BUSINESS LEADERS
DURING WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

 

Women Panel BerkeleyIn honor of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, Berkeley College is sponsoring a special event that includes a panel discussion with prominent women leaders in New York City who are driving economic development and job growth. Two panels will discuss topics including diversity in entrepreneurship, tips for building a successful business model and jump-starting women-owned businesses. 

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in a Global Economy

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
8:30 a.m. – Registration, Breakfast and Networking
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Program 

Berkeley College
12 East 41st Street, Lower Level
New York, NY 

To Register: This event is open to business owners, community leaders, students and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to network and gain valuable information and resources to advance their business aspirations.The event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

@Berkeley College #WEW2016

Keynote Speaker 

  • Kellie LeDet, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration 

Panelists

  • Maria Barraza, Director, theBROOKLYNfashionincubator at Berkeley College and Owner, BARRAZAstyle
  • Joanna Gagis, Host, Life & Living, FiOS1 and NJTV
  • Angela Harrington, Berkeley College Assistant Vice President, Communications and External Relations
  • Jill Kaplan, Vice President and Publisher, Crain’s New York Business
  • Phumelele Kunene, President/Designer, BlackPhumelele Designs and Berkeley College student
  • Monika Mantilla, President/CEO, Altura Capital and Managing Partner, Small Business Community Capital
  • Vera Moore, President/CEO, Vera Moore Cosmetics
  • Tendai NDoro, Regional Director, New Jersey Small Business Development Center, Rutgers University – Newark/Rutgers Business School and CEO/Founder, SLIPPA (Strategy Leadership Institute in Private & Public Affairs)
  • Claudia Saez-Fromm, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, TOWN Residential
  • Rachel Van Tosh, Deputy Commissioner, Business Services Division, New York City Department of Small Business Services
  • Elizabeth Velez, President, Velez Organization
  • Jessica Walker, President, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
  • Elana Zolfo, EdD, Dean, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business 

 

 

Media Contact:

Press inquiries can be directed to Kelly Depsee, Associate Director, Communications and External Relations, atKME@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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