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Opening Party - Female Founder Networking: Build & Grow

Monday, November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm • Organized By STL Startup Week
4230 Duncan Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110


THIRD ANNUAL FEMALE FOUNDER PANEL DISCUSSION + NETWORKING Hosted & Moderated by Erin Joy, CEO and Founder of Black Dress Circle Sponsored by HOK and Enterprise Bank & Trust. A part of STL StartUp Week, this powerhouse event includes: 4:00 - 5:30pm - Virtual Panel Discussion Online panel discussion featuring an impressive selection of St. Louis business founders (60 minutes) Three 1:1 breakout sessions for hands-on virtual networking and resource sharing (30 minutes) 5:30pm - 6:00pm - Break/Drive 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Live Outdoor Networking (OPTIONAL) At Innovation Hall Courtyard, 4220 Duncan Avenue, STL MO 63110 Catering by Tony Marino Catering Swag bags! Learn and be inspired by these accomplished entrepreneurs with topics such as: Expanding your strategic thinking Maximizing your impact and business influence Successfully growing your business and personal brand Attend and get empowered to shift into "build & grow" mode. You’ll walk away with actionable tools from this impressive lineup of successful, industry-diverse St. Louis business founders who are building and growing. Panelists include: Dr. Natalie King: CEO/Founder of Bloom Beauty Brand, a tech-driven, personalizable hair wellness brand for women with textured hair Danielle Deavens: Co-Founder of Bold Xchange, an ecommerce retailer that makes buying from Black-owned brands simple and thoughtful—for both consumers and organizations Lisa Hu: Founder of Lux & Nyx, the only bag company dedicated to high achieving women, with a commitment to empower through quality and functional products Lisa Govro: Founder Big Heart Tea Co., a nationally distributed tea brand that specializes in good-for-you tea from a healthy and sustainable supply chain Lus Rondón-Haberberger: CEO of Luzco Technologies LLC, a multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm named 2021 C- Suite St. Louis Business Journal awardee and M/W/DBE by St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers
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Innovation Plaza
4230 Duncan Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
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