Iowa State University joins more than 150 universities and colleges in celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week from October 19-26, 2019. Join us across campus for a week of collaboration events featuring women entrepreneurs, and read the stories why women create. Institutions on six continents have joined the WEW movement, and the list continues to grow. Learn more about the upcoming WEW events happening all across the world.
12-2:00 pm | ISU University Library (main entrance, outside)
Where do you go with an idea? What are the next steps for students to start something WHILE at Iowa State? The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship is the campus resource for student entrepreneurs. LEARN + CONNECT with the resources right now to help you grow your entrepreneurial mind. The Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship staff will be on campus to hear one-on-one what you’re working on and how we can help!
3:30-4:30 pm | ISU University Library, Room 198 (located on the main floor)
As women entrepreneurs create in Iowa, it’s vital to gather and celebrate those who are proving they can start something, take the lead, and be successful. Join us for a panel discussion with female student entrepreneurs and recent alumni on why they create. The event is open to the public and hosted by the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship.
8:30-4:30 pm | ISU Research Park, Economic Development Core Facility
The Women Who Create Conference brings together women entrepreneurs, women business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and individuals of all genders who support women entrepreneurs for a full day of workshops and speakers aimed at growing their business. The Women Who Create Conference takes place at Iowa State University, hosted by the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship.
Registration is $59 for the conference, limited to the first 50 people. Learn more here!
4:30-6:30 pm | ISU Research Park, Economic Development Core Facility
We invite the public to attend the SheTalks cocktail event supporting women + entrepreneurs.
Following the Women Who Create Conference, a community cocktail reception will kick-off showcasing six SheTalks presentations. What’s a SheTalk? Taken from the Japanese inspired PechaKucha, it is a presentation style where each presenter shows 20 slides, each for 20 seconds. What makes it a SheTalk? All of the six speakers are women, and will be speaking around the theme ‘Women Who Create’. The event is hosted by the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and sponsored by the ISU Debbie & Jerry Ivy College of Business.