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Women Entrepreneurship Week Conference

October 19, 2016, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location University Hall - Conference Center
SponsorFeliciano Center for EntrepreneurshipCostFree and open to the publicPosted InFeliciano Center for Entrepreneurship
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Packed with content for entrepreneurs (wherever they are on the spectrum of starting or growing a business), this conference is also useful for C-suite executives who want to hear the latest on juggling it all, taking risks, and finding tips for success. Don't miss this exciting conference, which is the signature event of Women Entrepreneurship Week.

Men are welcome and encouraged to attend this event.

Event is free and open to the public. Food will be served.


8:00-9:00 a.m. Networking and continental breakfast

9:00-9:30 a.m. Welcome remarks by Vice Dean Kimberly Hollister; Mimi Feliciano speaks

9:30-10:30 a.m. Panel: “Taking Risks” 
Debbie Dyson – corporate VP of Client Experience, ADP 
Jessica Gaffney – ceo and founder, Wavework 
Sunita Holzer – EVP and chief human resources officer, Realogy 
Laura Overdeck – founder and president, Bedtime Math Foundation 
Moderator: Michele Ansbacher, VP (retired), Prudential Financial

10:30-11:30 a.m. Panel: “Moving the Needle: WPO Members Share Tips for Success" 
Susan Frech – CEO, Social Media Link 
Celeste Gudas – president, 24 Seven Inc. 
Jayne Millard – CEO, Turtle & Hughes Inc. 
Moderator: Marsha Firestone – founder and president, Women Presidents’ Organization 

11:30-12:00 p.m. Networking break

12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch - Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno speaks

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote address - Jen Slaw, juggler “Women: The Master Jugglers! How to Build a Fulfilling and Balanced Life”

Read speaker bios.

Register for this free event.

This FREE event is part of the third annual Women Entrepreneurship Week, a celebration throughout New Jersey, and around the world, Oct. 15-22, 2016. WEW was created by the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship.

Another WEW event at Montclair State is "Power Play: What Makes Women Great Leaders" on Oct. 18. For a list of WEW events happening throughout New Jersey, and around the world, click here.

Join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram:  
#WEW2016 and @FelicianoCenter 

Presenting Sponsor: American Express

Diamond Sponsors: ADP and Wells Fargo

See full list of WEW sponsors.

Directions and parking info: Park in the Red Hawk Deck on campus, exit the deck on Level 5 and proceed straight up the walkway (soccer field will be on your left). At the new Feliciano School of Business building, go up the outdoor staircase. University Hall will be straight ahead once you reach the top of the steps. Campus map with directions. (Please note the map in that link is old--the tennis courts shown on the map is where the Feliciano School of Business building now stands.)