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Empowering Women in the Innovation Community

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Station Houston

1301 Fannin Street

#2440

Houston, TX 77002

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Empowering Women in the Innovation Community

In advance of the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration, Houston’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is joining forces to bring to you a day of programming centered on supporting women entrepreneurs, connecting them with the resources they need to succeed, and expanding your network with other supportive, ambitious women who want to help one another achieve their endeavors.


Who Should Attend?

  • Women entrepreneurs looking to connect with, and expand their network of, women in the innovation community
  • Women looking for peer-guidance on navigating the waters of starting and running a successful company as a woman
  • Women looking to found a startup and connect with other women who have successfully done so
  • Allies supportive of women entrepreneurs


Agenda

10:00am-10:45am
Registration

10:45am-11:00am
Welcome Remarks

11:00am-12:00pm
Panel: Claiming Your Seat at the Table When You're Uninvited
Organized by Portfolia

Renowned women entrepreneurs, investors and corporates discuss the challenges they had to face when uninvited to a men’s conversation and how they have overcome these challenges by creating the solutions they wanted to see in the market.

Moderator:

Panelists:

12:00pm-2:00pm
Lunch & Learn: An Introduction to Houston's Ecosystem & Resources
Organized by Alice and Mercury Fund
Sponsored by Chevron

Alice has brought together some of Houston’s many local leaders to facilitate engaging roundtable discussions over lunch. Meet with entrepreneur organizations, lenders, VC firms, accelerators, mentors and more here to support you in your business. Rotation will be encouraged multiple times throughout to help you find partners and support that will drive you forward.

2:00pm-4:00pm
Workshop: Confronting the Bias & Perfecting Your Pitch
Organized by Monarq Incubator

Monarq will facilitate a discussion on unconscious bias followed by a workshop on how to best pitch your startup. After hearing how to best tackle unconscious bias as it affects the way your story is heard, you will break out into groups and perfect your pitch with pitch experts at your table.

Intro Talk on Unconscious Bias:

Pitch Experts:

Concluding Talk:

4:00pm-5:30pm
Networking Happy Hour
Sponsored by Gensler, Google AR/VR, and Mercury Fund

5:30pm-7:00pm
Startup Gigs
Organized by Station Houston

In the spirit of the Grace Hopper Celebration, the September edition of Station Startup Gigs will highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Are you a developer, designer, data scientist, or other professional interested in working with growing Houston startups? Join us for Station Houston's Startup Gigs to explore a variety of opportunities with high-tech, high-impact startups, as well as larger tech companies that support Station Houston.

To attend Startup Gigs, please register separately here.


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Station Houston

1301 Fannin Street

#2440

Houston, TX 77002

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