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Women Entrepreneurship Week

WEW at Montclair State features daylong conference, food entrepreneurs

At Montclair State, be inspired and hear practical advice as female founders take the stage to share how they did it while launching a startup. Montclair State will celebrate WEW 2019 with two inspiring events:

Oct. 21, 6-8:30 p.m.
“Finding Success as Food Entrepreneurs”
University Hall Conference Center, 7th floor
Find out what it takes to succeed as a food entrepreneur as female founders share tips about making it in the food industry. More info.

Oct. 23, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
“Women Entrepreneurship Week Conference”
University Hall Conference Center, 7th floor
Be inspired and hear practical advice as female founders deliver short TED-style talks about how they launched and grew their ventures, and a panel of entrepreneurs discusses success in the tech space. The WEW Conference will culminate with Google’s #IamRemarkable workshop, which will be presented at a university for the first time. Men are welcome, and encouraged, to attend. For the first time, we are offering free child care to a limited number of attendees at the WEW Conference. More info.

200+ universities in 30 countries to celebrate WEW 2019

More than 200 universities and college in 30 countries and 43 states, plus D.C., in the U.S. will host WEW 2019 events on their respective campuses. It is easy to join the WEW global movement, and have your university or college host an event during the official Women Entrepreneurship Week dates. In 2019, the sixth annual Women Entrepreneurship Week will be held Oct. 19-26, 2019. Any college or university is welcome to participate in WEW. All you have to do is hold an event related to women during the designated week. There is no cost/fee to be involved. Each university or college 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 college would like to participate in WEW 2019 or needs more information, please contact sharon.waters@montclair.edu.

WEW happening around the world

Women Entrepreneurship Week is a global movement. This video shows some of the 2019 participants, located all around the world!

2019 Sponsors

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

Diamond Sponsors

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Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Media Sponsors

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

About us

Women Entrepreneurship Week was created in 2014 by the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at Montclair State University in New Jersey. The Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship has a special mission to support and nurture women entrepreneurs. The Center is supported by, and located in, the Feliciano School of Business. To learn more about the Feliciano Center and its programs, visit montclair.edu/entrepreneur.


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