Join the movement to help more women of color entrepreneurs grow scalable companies that create wealth. 

WOCCON 2021

Three Days

3.11.21

3.18.21

3.25.21

Virtual Event

Who Should Attend?

  • Women of Color entrepreneurs with demonstrated traction and a scalable trajectory

  • Champions and allies who are willing to open doors for Women of Color entrepreneurs

  • Investors interested in opportunities presented by Women of Color-led companies

  • Business professionals interested in contributing expertise to Women of Color entrepreneurs

  • Venture capital/private equity investors who want to build an inclusive network

Women of Color Connecting
Summit & Celebration
Be the change. Make a difference.

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WOCCON 2021 Agenda

Subject to change

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.

​Welcome and Overview

Featured Presentation - The Rocky Road to Success

Panel - Stepping into Her Shoes: Insights from Women of Color Entrepreneurs

Panel - Developing a Change Agent Mindset: A Conversation with Allies

Guided Roundtable Discussions

Next Steps/Wrap Up

Open Networking/Exhibitor Booth Visitations

 

Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Welcome and Overview

Sister Circles Sessions / Champion & Ally Working Group Sessions

Meet the Entrepreneurs

Next Steps/Wrap Up

Open Networking/Exhibitor Booth Visitations

 

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Welcome and Overview

Getting Capital to Women of Color Entrepreneurs

- Framing the Challenges

- Meet the Fund Managers

- The Role of Institutions

Roundtable Discussions

What’s Next

Open Networking/Exhibitor Booth Visitations

Cocktails & Conversations for Table Sponsors

WOCCON Gala Celebration Event

- Welcome

- Fireside Chat - Getting to an Exit: What it Takes

- Entrepreneur Introductions and Success Circles Commitments

- Keynote

- Awards

- Close

- Open Networking/Exhibitor Booth Visitations

What Makes WOCCON Different

"Great job at addressing a challenging subject matter and encouraging participants to be open in addressing the real issues."

"This was not just a talk, but a more hands-on and mingling event which was much more productive."

"There was a good mix of people in the room. Not only were there so many connections to be made, but the quality, energy, and determination of everyone in the room propelled me to make the connections."

"An environment that encouraged open conversation about difficult issues and connecting deeply with each other!"

"It was great for connecting with angel investors, many of whom I had met before, but needed to reconnect with."

"The substance of this program was really good and I was impressed with how it was organized...it was the best presentation that I have attended in a while."

TESTIMONIALS

LESSONS LEARNED

"To hear insights from others in various fields confirms the need to identify and address various barriers in overcoming unconscious biases."

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