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Today's Entrepreneurial Women: A Series Exploring the Power of Women in Business
Featuring: Kelly Hoey, author, influencer, and investor
Moderated by Rebecca White, Director of the John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center
Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper Conected World
Kelly Hoey is the author of Build Your Dream Network (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee).
As a connector, and networking expert, Kelly has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“25 SmartestWomen On Twitter”). She has appeared on CNBC’s Power Pitch, keeps a column onInc.com, blogs on myturnstone.com and tweets frequently (@jkhoey).
Kelly’s career story is one transformation, and can only be explained by her uniqueability to tap into networks and make valuable connections. Her career started incorporate law, eventually transitioning to the management side of Big Law. A chance opportunity in 2009 to work with a visionary leader sparked her transition from earning a paycheck to seeking equity. Co-founding a startup accelerator then an interim CMO role with an emerging tech company are just part of her journey of reinvention as an author, influencer and investor. In addition to her portfolio of angel investments (Levo League, Hullabalu, Smigin, CloudPeeps, flowthings.io), she is an LP in two funds (Laconia Capital Group and Lattice Ventures) and an advisor to New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. On top of these professional pursuits, Kelly is the Chief Tech Ambassador for the YWCA of NYC’s Girls Geek Club.
Location: Lowth Entrepreneueruship Center, 8th Floor of the Maureen Daly Innovation and Collaboration Building
RESCHEDULED for: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Featured Topic: 2:30-3:45p.m.
Reception, Networking, & Book Signing: 3:45-4:30
Students, please re-register if you wish to attend at the new date and time.
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John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center
The John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center teaches skills that are critical for today’s entrepreneur. Learning to identify opportunities, prepare executable business plans and hone skills through a combination of classroom study and applied learning, makes our program unique. Entrepreneurship education is the fastest growing field of study in the United States, with entrepreneurs projected to be the group that creates vigorous and sustained economic development worldwide.
Our mission is to be nationally ranked and recognized as one of the top private universities for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Learn more: http://www.ut.edu/entrepreneurcenter/