The Women's Business Council - Southwest hosted its first event of the year, Woman Entrepreneur's Exchange, in Austin, TX. The new format featured the opportunity for attendees to sit down with knowledgable WBEs for 15-minute speed networking sessions to learn more about WBE certification and each of the mentors' areas of expertise. Sustaining Member, IBM, provided a spotlight on their supplier diversity program.
Mentors included: Vera Fischer, CEO- 97 Degrees West, Michelle Ray, CEO- Absolute Facilities Solutions, Marie McGrath, CEO- Demand Lighting, Darlene Templeton, CEO- Templeton & Associates, and Holly St. John Peck, President- Peck Training Group.
“It was a pleasure meeting and networking with women across industries to better understand the challenges they face and the unique offerings they provide”
“I loved being around professional women and learning applicable ways to grow my business. ”
Thank you to all of our sponsors and mentors for a successful event. Save the date for our next Woman Entrepreneur's Exchange on October 29, 2019!