Skip to Content
Animated attendees in the crowd at the event

Women Entrepreneurship Week 2014

Our 2014 WEW celebration garnered high praise from attendees, generated substantial media coverage and received high visibility on social media. New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and dozens of women business leaders spoke at our daylong conference. See full coverage of the event, including links to photo galleries and media coverage.

Photo of Kim Guadagno and Mimi Feliciano
Feliciano Center founder Mimi Feliciano and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno at the WEW conference (Shelley Kusnetz)

For three days in October 2014, Montclair State was the site for two evening events and a daylong conference of high-energy inspiration and practical tips for entrepreneurial people, including students. The audience included people looking to grow a business or start a new venture, plus executives who want to be more entrepreneurial in their companies. Speakers included: Mikki Taylor, Tracye McDaniel, Michelle Lee, Caren Franzini, Marjorie Perry, Sally Glick, Golden Seeds’ Joan Zief, Catalyst’s Ilene H. Lang, NASDAQ OMX’s Ellyn McColgan, venture capitalist and former Time Inc. exec Fran Hauser, plus executives at companies ranging from startups to giants like Prudential and Horizon BCBSNJ. There were also related events held at NJIT, Saint Peter’s University and Fairleigh Dickinson University. The annual Women Entrepreneurship Week is organized by the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at Montclair State University.