Upcoming Events

Women Who Create Conference

Date & Time Wednesday, October 20 9 AM - 4 PM
Location ISU Research Park CORE Facility - 1805 Collaboration Place, Ames, IA 50010
Contact Megan Sweere, mjsweere@iastate.edu

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 the Iowa State University Research Park Core Facility Training Room, hosted by the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship. Registration is required.

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Registration Fee: $50

Included in your registration:

  • Breakfast
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Lunch
  • Welcome Gift
  • Full day of workshops and networking!

We are offering the first 10 ISU students free registration. If you are an Iowa State University student interested in attending the Women Who Create Conference, email Megan Sweere (mjsweere@iastate.edu) for the coupon code.

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8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Check-in, light breakfast and coffee provided

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Time Management and Productivity | Val Duvick, Val Marlene Creative

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Digital Marketing | Melissa Carlson and Rachel Abel, iowa818

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM: Keynote Speaker | Kimberly Baeth, President of Golden Openings

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM: Lunch

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM: Articulating Your Message, Improv Exercise | Brynn Sweere, Pivot Entertainment Co.

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM: Building Your Confidence | Donna Ramaeker-Zahn

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM: Business Exits | Abby Boysen, ISU Extension

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM: Cupcake Decorating | Molly Walsh

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