Thursday, October 25, 2012

Calling Women Veterans

Presented by Business & Professional Women of  Pennsylvania and Seton Hill University's E-Magnify. 

November 9, 2012 (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m)
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe

Below is an overview of the sessions and presenters for this special event. Learn more about the presenters here and see the full agenda here.

Registration is now open.
  • Morning Speaker: Mary Moorhouse, Director, Special Projects, BPW Foundation
  • Morning Breakout Sessions
    • "Presenting Your Best Foot Forward" (presented by Renee Starek, Director, CareerWorks, Seton Hill University; and Gina Jones, Instructor, Coordinator, Career Services and Internship Center, Penn State University, Fayette
    • "Arming Up for Entrepreneurship" (presented by Debra L. Mason, Education and Training Manager, Seton Hill University E-Magnify)
  • Luncheon and Keynote Speaker: Ana Recio Harvey, Assistant Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Women's Business Ownership
  • Panel Session: "Clear and Present Strategies" (A panel of women veteran business owners will speak about their experience in business. Panelists include Katherine Daskivich, Lisa Beard, and LCDR Regina Koetters, USNR.)
Women veterans are natural entrepreneurs who possess the training, experience, and leadership skills to start businesses that will create U.S. jobs. Attend "Women Veterans Marching Forward: Call to Entrepreneurship" to explore entrepreneurship as a next step, to secure available business resources and tools, and to meet other women veterans who are business owners.

Registration fee: $50.00
Student registration: $35.00 (valid ID required)

Register online.

This event is sponsored in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Huntington, Prudential, First Commonwealth, and Pittsburgh Business Times.

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