Women's Entrepreneurship Week

Want to be part of 2017 Women Entrepreneurship Week?

All you have to do is hold an event related to women entrepreneurs at your college/university or nonprofit during the designated week, Oct. 14-21, 2017. 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 the designated week. If your university or nonprofit would like more information, please contact sharon.waters@montclair.edu.

WEW 2016 a success at Montclair State, around the world

Universities and nonprofits on every continent except Antartica held Women Entrepreneurship Week events during the third week of October 2016, making the third annual WEW celebration an international movement. Entities in 13 foreign countries organized a WEW event: Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Greece, India, Nigeria, Rwanda, Spain, Thailand, United States and Vietnam. WEW events are also being held in several states (New York, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Texas, Missouri, Tennessee and Florida) as well as at 20 New Jersey universities and nonprofits. See the full list. Montclair State celebrated Women Entrepreneurship Week with events Oct. 18 and 19 that were free and open to the public. On the evening of Oct. 18, an all-star panel of women discussed power and leadership at "Power Play: What Makes Women Great Leaders." During the day on Oct. 19, our WEW Conference was packed with content for women entrepreneurs and corporate execs, and the keynote speaker, Jen Slaw, juggled while explaining why women are master jugglers in their professional and personal lives. Video recap of our WEW Conference.

2017 Sponsors

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

Diamond Sponsor

  • Wells Fargo


Platinum Sponsors

  • HBCBSNJ 2017 Final Size
  • TD Bank RESIZE


Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

  • Connell Foley 166w
  • Eisner Amper logo
  • M&T Bank 166w
  • NJM logo 166w
  • Riker logo 166w‌‌
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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.