Becoming certified as a women-owned business has offered a reliable path to sustainability and growth for myriad women. Our five-person panel will provide an inside look at the steps successful women entrepreneurs have taken toward long term sustainability for their businesses. We’ll discuss the impulse to certify, how to navigate the certification process, the impact it’s made on our panelists lives, in addition to how they own it on the daily.
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Silicon Valley Forum’s Women in Tech Festival celebrates women in tech, STEM, and business careers who work to inspire, engage, and empower other women.Since the inaugural event in 2015, the Women in Tech Festival has encouraged women – and men who support the advancement of women – to join together for two full days of inspiring talks, startup pitches, thought-provoking discussions, and educational workshops.
Are you running a “kitchen table” business, just getting by, or running out of cash? If you want more, this may be the event for you.Connect and learn from an exciting panel of women who have overcome these and other challenges to break through the $1 million mark—all moderated by a woman who has not only done it but made it her mission to help others do the same.
Are you interested in learning more about government certification programs that can help you win more clients and contracts? This FREE workshop will explain provisions of the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program and the HUBZone Program.
You're on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. But, how effective are your posts and is your message really getting through?
Social media can be the most powerful form of marketing and market research the world has ever seen. Join New York Women in Business and hear Anna Gonzalez, our keynote speaker, share secrets about how it can help you and your business grow.
Peggy is one of WE NYC's WE Connect Mentors, a program created by New York City's Small Business Services. The program connects successful women in business who volunteer their time to coach other entrepreneurs on everything from branding to negotiating contracts to raising capital. Every week, Mentors are available for free coaching sessions at Business Solution Centers across the five boroughs of NYC.
Becoming certified as a Women-Owned Business can offer a reliable path to sustainability and growth, by providing access to contracts from government agencies and corporations across the U.S, who have a mission (and a mandate) to increase diversity and expand opportunities for women-owned businesses.
This workshop will teach you the basics of certification, how to tap into the vast network of corporate & government contracts set aside for women business owners, and more.
As part of National Women's Small Business Month, the SBA is partnering with Facebook, YouTube and Animoto for a special event showcasing how small businesses can stand out from the crowd with video marketing.
Learn how to find and keep your ideal clients by mastering clear and engaging communication. Explore the client communication spectrum, from identifying, starting and cultivating new client relationships and articulating the value of your own, or others' creative work, to confidently mastering win-win conversations.
A two-day Bootcamp where entrepreneurs learn the best methodologies for building web and mobile projects, how to communicate with and manage your development team effectively, and most importantly how to see the red flags & catch mistakes earlier, minimizing the damage of costly mistakes and saving you time and money.
Learn how to make your brand story resonate, connect and become unforgettable, from an Emmy-award winning TV journalist and Founders/Presidents of PR, digital marketing, communications and design agencies. Join us and learn, network and make high-value connections with other women entrepreneurs like you! THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT - CONTACT US IF YOU WANT TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST
Join Joanne Friedland Roberts, Co-Founder of WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT, at this Mentor session in Harlem for women entrepreneurs. Joanne is one of WE NYC's WE Connect Mentors - successful women who volunteer their time to coach other entrepreneurs on everything from branding to negotiating contracts to raising capital. Every week, Mentors are available for free coaching sessions at NYC Business Solution Centers across the five boroughs.
Join WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT Co-Founder, Joanne Roberts, at this event hosted by Women Entrepreneurs New York City (WE NYC). "Is Gig a Go for Women Entrepreneurs" will provide you with expert advice from women entrepreneurs making major moves within the Gig Economy!
Every business owner needs a clear vision of their mission, goals & objectives. Define what sets you apart, so you can clearly map out where you are and where you're headed.
Join us as for a demo of our latest new feature, the WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT Marketplace, by & for women entrepreneurs. Our new Marketplace is designed to let our Members directly promote & sell their products, services, & offers, & find the products & services they want & need themselves.
Are you redefining and reinventing what’s next in your life or business? This session will help you uncover and define your objectives and set goals to meet them.
WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT invites you connect and network with local entrepreneurs, artists, writers, consultants, teachers and small business owners, for an evening of conversations on work and life in New York City at EmpressOne.
Calling all writers! Yes, you with the good intentions and empty notebooks. Join author, teacher & expert writing coach, Melissa Fu, for a one hour creative writing session of her popular creative writing workshop, Spilling the Ink.
Launch and Grow Your Ventures, is a 4-part series focusing on new ways to redefine what’s next in your business and bring your vision to fruition.
The series, led by Joanne Friedland Roberts, Co-Founder, WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT and Jane Modoono, Ed. D., Leadership Consultant and Coach, will take place in partnership with Mandala Yoga Center for the Healing Arts in Amagansett, New York.
Perfect Earth Project Founder, and WHAT NEXT WHAT NEXT member, Edwina von Gal, is hosting PRFCT Earth Day in association with the Accabonac Protection Committee. The event features talks & demonstrations that highlight the health & environmental benefits of the toxin-free approach to landscaping, lawn games for children & an art show celebrating Earth Day featuring local artists and artisans.
Join WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT member Charity Joy Robinson, to Celebrate Mother Earth and the Full Moon in this Gathering for all East End Goddesses. Are you willing to let go of everything extraneous and receive more of what you desire? If so, join the fun at Main Beach and wear something comfortable.
Join Ashton at WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT on Monday March 14th at 5:30 PM ET for an hour of Age Pride! Our conversation, celebrating the publication of This Chair Rocks, will change the way you think about age, exploring what an age-friendly world will look like.
Get ready for an interactive session to break your bad tech habits with a personal tech reboot! Learn how to foster & sustain better technology use habits & how to advocate for a healthier workplace. Gain more from technology with fewer intrusions on your work, attention, & wellbeing.
Meet and connect with other women in our collaborative network of women entrepreneurs, consultants, writers, artists and other independent professionals, exploring WHAT's NOW & WHAT's NEXT in your life.
Do you have travel regrets? Travel mistakes can be costly—not just monetarily, but in terms of the lost time and the fact that you may not have the opportunities again. At this event, travel expert Susan Farewell provides the pragmatic advice we need to realize our travel dreams.
Join Sue Ann Gleason, nourishment guide, writer, and teacher, for a six-week journey into creating a legacy project that brings you closer to your roots, honoring the stories that may otherwise be forgotten. This will be a beautiful marriage of food, love, and legacy.