Celebrating Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021 In Collaboration With:
Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021
George Brown College is once again proud to be an official collaboration partner to the Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021 global programming. We celebrate our Women Entrepreneurs every day and WEW gives us a special platform to inspire more to consider and take up entrepreneurship.
2021 is certainly a different kind of year and so all of our offerings this year will be brought to you online. We will be bringing meaningful content that will help women build their businesses and feel inspired. Below are this year’s events. Be sure to follow @startGBC on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to see a number of George Brown College alumni entrepreneurs share their journeys with you.
Please register for each of the events separately. A link to the online session will be emailed to you the day before the event.
In Discussion With
Monday, October 18, 2021 – 4 p.m.
Facilitator: Karen Barbalat, Katherine Feldman, Monah Water and Mutiat Olaniyan
Location: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (a link to the session will be emailed the day before the event)
Join us for an amazing session of experiences and knowledge sharing with our women entrepreneurs. It will be an open session to ask industry or business specific questions, share experiences as a woman entrepreneur, the barriers faced and the strategies and methods used to overcome hurdles. To sum up – a lively chat with wonderful people, where time flies!
You the Brand with Nesh Pillay
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 – 1:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Nesh Pillay, Press Pillay
Location: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (a link to the session will be emailed the day before the event).
Join us for a celebration of WEW with Nesh Pillay as she imparts tips on building – your personal brand!
Nesh Pillay is the founder of Press Pillay, a digital communications agency on a social mission. She is also currently the Newcomers Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Toronto Public Library. There, she works with new immigrants to bring their startup ideas to life.
Perfecting The Pivot at Montclair State University
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Bobbi Brown, Melissa Gorga & many more.
Location: Virtual Event
MSU will be celebrating our 8th annual Women Entrepreneurship Week, on campus and across the globe! Please join us that week as we highlight and honor amazing women entrepreneurs – there are so many ways to join!
Attend the MSU Women Entrepreneurship Week event on 10/20! We will be in discussion with some amazing female founders, innovators and entrepreneurs like: Bobbi Brown, Melissa Gorga, Rebekah Borucki and many more!
Mindfulness: Road to Self-Compassion and Self-Care
Thursday, October 21, 2021 – 1 p.m.
Lizelle is a mindfulness mentor who will be graciously joining us during WEW. In celebration of WEW she will share how mindfulness supports a practice of self-care and self-compassion. She will further shed light on how these are vital in discovering one’s soul purpose.
Check out more about Lizelle here: https://lizellemarpatucci.com/about
#WhyNotMe George Brown College Women Entrepreneurs Panel Discussion
Friday, October 22, 2021 – 12:00 p.m.
Come and listen to four amazing George Brown College women entrepreneurs as they share with you how their entrepreneurial journey has unfolded. Moreover, you will get guidance on what they wished they knew at the start of their stories.
Joining us will be:
Aisha Addo, founder and CEO of Power to Girls.
Laura Roppa, founder and CEO of Melor Inc.
Check out our WEW Social Media Campaign daily between Mon., Oct. 18, 2021 – Fri., Oct. 22, 2021 – @startGBC on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn