Start small. Think big. Take your business to the next level.
Now is your chance to help bring your business dreams to life. The University of Phoenix Entrepreneur Event will offer real advice for entrepreneurs.
Real Advice for Entrepreneurs
Gain an overview the essential things you need to know BEFORE you start your business and life journey as an Entrepreneur. Learn 5 keys to being a successful entrepreneur:
Connect with speakers, staff, faculty and other small business owners at the event to gain insights on essential business topics.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to build solid business strategies and hear from community leaders, create a solid plan and network with like-minded go-getters.
Chief Energizing Officer (CEO), CMY Consulting LLC
Cynthia Yamasaki is the winner of the 2014 Small Business Administration's Women in Business Champion award for the State of Hawaii for her efforts to increase business and financial opportunities for women. With more than 30 years of experience in organizational management, entrepreneurship and finance, Cynthia was positioned to open and organize the Women's Business Center with SBA funding in 2013. Cynthia founded her own life coaching and business consulting company in 2007 and is dedicated to coaching executives, entrepreneurs and professionals to be extraordinary leaders with quality of life. Cynthia earned her Master of Business Administration/Global Management at University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus.
Leigh-Ann K. Miyasato
President and Executive Director, Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai‘i
Leigh-Ann is the founding President and Executive Director of the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai‘i, a nonprofit organization that encourages entrepreneurial companies to engage in community service and philanthropy. She was formerly Vice President of DragonBridge Capital, a merchant bank for Chinese technology companies, and Executive Director of HiBEAM, an accelerator for early stage Hawai‘i technology companies. Leigh-Ann previously served as founding Program Director of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies in Washington, D.C. and as the Washington, D.C. lobbyist for the Japanese American Citizens League. She practiced commercial and other civil litigation at Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing and Fujiyama, Duffy & Fujiyama in Honolulu, and at Erickson, Beasley, Hewitt & Wilson in San Francisco, California. She holds a J.D. degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and an A.B. degree from Stanford University.
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Hawaii Campus (Downtown Honolulu)
Kapolei Learning Center
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