Women's Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Two free, public events at Montclair State for WEW

Montclair State will celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week with events Oct. 18 and 19 that are free and open to the public. On the evening of Oct. 18, an all-star panel of women will discuss power and leadership at "Power Play: What Makes Women Great Leaders." During the day on Oct. 19, our WEW Conference will be packed with content for women entrepreneurs and corporate execs. The keynote speaker, Jen Slaw, will juggle while explaining why women are master jugglers in their professional and personal lives. Learn more about these events

Six continents to hold Women Entrepreneurship Week events in 2016

Universities and nonprofits on every continent except Antartica have committed to holding Women Entrepreneurship Week events in 2016, making the third annual WEW celebration an international movement. Entities in 11 countries plan to hold a WEW event sometime during the week of Oct. 15-22, 2016: Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, Greece, India, Nigeria, Spain, Thailand, United States and Vietnam. WEW events are also being held in several states (New York, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Texas and Florida) as well as at 16 New Jersey universities and a handful of nonprofits in the Garden State. See the full list. Read more about why overseas organizations want to get involved with WEW.

Want to be part of 2016 Women Entrepreneurship Week?

All you have to do is hold an event related to women entrepreneurs at your college/university or nonprofit during Oct. 15-22, 2016. There is no cost/fee to be involved. Each university or nonprofit has the flexibility to design its own event. A program can be a big public event or it can be a small gathering of students listening to a woman entrepreneur. The only requirements are that the event focus on women entrepreneurs, and be held sometime during Oct. 15-22, 2016. If your university or nonprofit schedules a WEW event, please contact sharon.waters@montclair.edu so your event can be added to this website.

2016 Sponsors

Women Entrepreneurship Week would not be possible without the generous support of the following sponsors.

Presenting Sponsor

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Diamond Sponsors

  • ADP-sponsor
  • Wells Fargo

Platinum Sponsors

  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Inverstors Bank
  • TD Bank RESIZE

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

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  • WithumATA sponsor‌‌

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Sharon Waters at sharon.waters@montclair.edu or 973-655-6803.

About the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship

Opened in 2013, the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship has a special mission to support and nurture women entrepreneurs. More than 50 percent of students in the Center’s courses have been women, and 80 percent of its advisory board members are women. To learn more about the Center and its programs, visit www.montclair.edu/entrepreneur.

Parking / Directions

The conference center is located on the 7th floor of University Hall on the Montclair State University campus. Public parking is available in the Red Hawk Deck for a small fee. Directions to campus. Map for the parking deck and conference center.