August 19 - 23 • 2024

Fem-preneurs: Bold Narratives and What it Takes to Make Your Break.

Get out of your comfort zone to get into your dreams!
  • Hosted by Summerland Education
  • In-Person: High Noon Saloon: 701 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703
  • Free


Thursday, Aug. 24th, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Session Details: A Story Panel and Social Hour

This session includes an interactive and engaging six person panel about successful entrepreneurship.

The purpose of this session is to encourage, support and champion entrepreneurship by sharing stories of business startups from people who have done it. The title is not meant to exclude anyone and all interested are highly encouraged to come to this fun and entertaining event!  

Session Agenda: 

10:00 to 10:15 - Registration, Coffee and Pastries

10:15 to 11:00 - Panel, Diana Pastrana, Founder of DEFYNE is the moderator. 

5 Panelists:

  • Jazmynn Appleton, Manager of Entrepreneurial Opportunities, Progress Center for Black Women 
  • Candy Phelps, Founder of Bizzy Bizzy
  • MJ Reiners, President of Summerland Education
  • Leah Roe, Founder of The Perk
  • Victoria Thayer, Founder of Novii CPA

11:15 to Noon - Social Hour: Music, Mimosas and Fun!

Some of the panel themes will address: 

  • The common struggles, overcoming fear and self doubt of starting out
  • Getting out of our comfort zone - what skills did we have to learn, what self changes did we have to make
  • The unique struggles each faced
  • Why we did it and what drove us
  • What would we recommend to others from inspiration to support

  • Social
  • Workshop
  • Food
  • Social Good
  • Tech / Software
  • General


Registration for this event is closed.