Spotlight On: Our BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13 Media Partners
By Erin Groh on March 18, 2013
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BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13 is all about helping you take your big idea to the next level. That's why we offer extensive networking periods within the conference, rich programming with practical takeaways, and invaluable one-on-one mentoring sessions with some of the top women in tech and business. And we also have some top resources to help you to continue to develop your ideas, including our stellar line-up of media partners for this event. Hear, in their own words, how each of our partners are doing something unique for women who want to start something:
Astia is a global not-for-profit organization built on a community of men and women dedicated to the success of women-led, high-growth ventures and to the eradication of the need for the organization within the decade. The Astia method is designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs who understand the value of extraordinary relationships and believe in giving back. Designed for high-growth companies at all stages, the Astia offering is implemented by more than 3,000 volunteer members of the Astia Advisor Network that includes more than 300 former and current CEOs and 300 investors. Learn more at Astia.org
Join digitalundivided on March 21st at 7pm for their monthly GROW Bay Area meetup, hosted by Google! The event will feature a panel discussion with black women tech superstars who have successfully made the transition from corporate life to high-growth startups. Panelists include Stacy Bworn-Philpot, COO of TaskRabbit, Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls Code, and Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Co-Founder and COO of Digital Brand Architects, with Moderator Kathryn Finney, Founder of digitalundivided. Register now!
Invent Your Future
Invent Your Future is a social enterprise specializing in the retention, development and acceleration of women leaders. Our interactive events and services include corporate speaker programs, webinars, conferences and an online listening lounge. Don’t miss the 7th annual Invent Your Future Silicon Valley Conference -- the Bay Area’s premier educational event for businesswomen and entrepreneurs. Our program features nationally-recognized keynote speakers, best-selling authors, thought leaders and business experts offering seminars, tools and techniques to accelerate your career. Learn more and register here!
Moved by her strong desire to see women achieve success through the founding of companies, Deborah Jackson left a long career in investment banking to found PlumAlley.co, a luxury e-commerce site curating extraordinary products from female founded companies.Each week, Plum Alley features a new woman entrepreneur and showcases how her intellect, vision and determination manifests itself in her company and product. We believe that the growth of women’s entrepreneurship is a key component to joband wealth creation, and is vital to the overall health of our economy. By celebratingfemale founders and sharing their stories, Plum Alley creates visibility for these women, heightens their success, and inspires more women to found their own companies. Sign up for exclusive offerings at www.PlumAlley.co.Deborah is also a Founder of the Women Innovate Mobile Accelerator and is launching in mid 2013, a new initiative called DuxDux. Please sign up at www.duxdux.com for more information.
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