• Woman-Owned Wednesday | Hosted by Olive Oil Divine

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    Name: Woman-Owned Wednesday | Hosted by Olive Oil Divine
    Date: September 27, 2017
    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    WOW Women of Worth Tri-Cities Tennessee Less than 1/3 of the world’s businesses are owned by women.There is a tidal wave of female entrepreneurship rising, but women face incredible inequality accessing loans and capital. More than 60% of new US businesses launched since 2002 are owned by women, yet less than 3% of venture capital was invested in female founded companies, during that same period. [Sources:State of Women Owned Businesses Report, 2013; Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital, 2014] WOW is about supporting female entrepreneurs and business owners and aspiring women business owners. KOSBE has created an environment for women to get together regularly, to connect with mentors and mentees, share resources and best practices, continue to learn, be creative and have fun. Light refreshments will be served. There is a $10/person donation requested for this event, with proceeds benefiting the KOSBE Women of Worth project. Bring your BFF!! We welcome women business owners and female entrepreneurs from across the Tri-Cities (including the region comprising the cities of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol and the surrounding smaller towns and communities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia). If you have questions, email abhave@kingsportchamber.org. KOSBE has established a Facebook support group for participants:WOW Women of Worth Tri-Cities Tennessee. A related online directory of women-owned businesses is in motion.
    Olive Oil Divine Shoppes at Peerless Centre | 2517 North Roan Street Johnson City, TN 37601
    Date/Time Information:
    September 27th 5:30 pm
    Contact Information:
    Aditi Bhave
    $10 per person
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