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Designing For Change: Women In Entrepreneurship

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Eship Center and Innovate Carolina pm October 24th at 5:30 PM over a quick bite at 1789 Venture Lab for a design thinking workshop targeting the issues women face in entrepeneurship and the workplace, complete with a panel of 5 rockstar female-identifying professionals who will share thier personal stories and experiences in entrepreneurship:

Chelsea Eshraghi, Director @ Carolina Angel Network
Ronit Freeman, Associate Professor @ UNC Chapel Hill
Niki Shamdasani, Co-Founder @ Sani
Vickie Gibbs, Executive Director @ Kenan-Flagler’s Eship Center
Shannon Rentner, Director of Marketing @ Smashing Boxes

The first half of the workshop will focus on discussing issues women face in eship with the alumnae/founder/intrapreneur panel. The panel will be introduced and moderated by Judith Cone, Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.

The second half of the workshop will focus on puttning our brains together to solve these issues with a design-thinking workshop led by Liz Chen, Founder of Real Talk.

Food will be provided by a female-owned venture!

*This event welcomes women, men and people of all gender identities.

Click here to register.


Thursday, October 24, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


1789 Venture Lab
173E East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
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