Women Entrepreneurship Week
Recap of WEW events at Montclair State
Nearly 450 people came to our daylong conference on Oct. 18 to hear from top women leaders in New Jersey in panel discussions and fireside chats. Read a recap of the conference, with photo gallery.
On Oct. 19, a panel of four women told how and why they became social entrepreneurs. Read a recap of the event, with photo gallery.
Universities and nonprofits all over the world explain why they wanted to participate in WEW in this story.
WEW happening around the world
Women Entrepreneurship Week 2017 is a global movement. This video shows some of the participants located all around the world!
Montclair State to celebrate WEW Oct. 18 and 19
Women Entrepreneurship Week 2017 will be celebrated in more than a dozen countries, and in several states in the U.S., and all over New Jersey. At Montclair State University, two events will be held that are free and open to the public. Learn more about WEW events at Montclair State.
Want to be part of 2017 Women Entrepreneurship Week?
Any college/university or nonprofit is welcome to participate in Women Entrepreneurship Week. All you have to do is hold an event related to women 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEW 2016 a success at Montclair State, around the world
Universities and nonprofits on every continent except Antarctica held Women Entrepreneurship Week events during the third week of October 2016, making the third annual WEW celebration an international movement. Entities in 12 foreign countries organized a WEW event: Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Greece, India, Nigeria, Rwanda, Spain, Thailand 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 an evening event and a daylong conference; both events were free and open to the public. The evening event featured an all-star panel of women discussing power and leadership at “Power Play: What Makes Women Great Leaders.” During the day, 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.
Women Entrepreneurship Week would not be possible without the generous support of the following sponsors.
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.