Join the movement to change business as usual.
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Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott Hotel
Engage in real talk about diversity, inclusion, and equity
Diversify your network
Become an agent of change
Learn how you can help more Women of Color Entrepreneurs succeed!
Women of Color Connecting
Summit & Celebration
Be the change. Make a difference.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Women of Color entrepreneurs who want to grow, scale and exit
Get curated, intentional introductions
Meet prospective clients and investors who are excited to meet you and want to develop a relationship
Connect to resources to strengthen the business core and foundation
Aspiring and Active Angel Investors
Expand your network
Cultivate a pipeline of diverse investors
Engage with diverse entrepreneurs as investment prospects
Diversity & Inclusion Advocates and Change Agents
Meet people who don't look like you
Share your insights and be part of the conversation to change business as usual for Women of Color entrepreneurs
Identify meaningful opportunities to volunteer your expertise
WOCCON 2020 Agenda
Subject to change
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Pre-Summit Training | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Introduction to Angel Investing **SOLD OUT**
In this 3-hour session, we will cover:
Overview of angel investing
Who qualifies as an angel investor
How to begin your path to making investments
Finding the right angel group fit
You will also have an opportunity to hear from and meet local angel investors. Dinner is included.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Summit | 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Breakfast / Networking / Morning Meditation
Welcome to the WOCCON Family
Keynote - The Rocky Road to Success
Topic: Unpacking Privilege
Panel - Stepping Into Her Shoes: Insights from Women of Color Entrepreneurs
Panel - Developing A Change Agent Mindset: A Conversation with Three White Guys
Success Circles Presentations
Women of Color Connecting 2019 HIghlights
Topic: Removing the barriers to the grow-scale-exit trajectory
Entrepreneurs - Grow Your Value and Up-level your Mindset to Create Wealth from Your Business
Existing and aspiring angel investors - Diversifying Capital Access
Diversity & Inclusion Advocates - Creating an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem
Cocktails | 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy engaging conversation in a casual environment to get to know people who move in different circles. Continue the conversations from the Summit, make professional connections and find common ground for building new relationships.
Benefit Celebration | 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Reginald Canal | Michael Lear | Tom Reynolds | Chris Sabin| James Simmons | Seble Tareke-Williams
Patrick Terborg | Monique Ware
Dinner & Program
Fireside Chat: Win-Win Relationships that Drive Entrepreneurial Inclusion
Awards & Recognitions
Meet The Conversation Guides
Don't Miss Out! Register Today.
Add Introduction to Angel Investing to your registration during check-out [SOLD OUT]
All tickets include the VIP cocktail reception and FREE onsite parking.
*The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. A portion of your ticket price is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Consult your tax advisor.