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Gen Z to Baby Boomer: There's No Right Age for Entrepreneurs

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West Hollywood Library

625 North San Vicente Boulevard

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West Hollywood, CA 90069

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There’s no “right time” to start your entrepreneurial journey. Learn from our inclusive, multi-generational panel about the challenges they overcame to turn their passion into a thriving business. From social enterprises to VR technology, the world of entrepreneurship is accessible as soon as you decide to make it happen. Learn and network from all ages: Gen Z to Baby Boomers! Hosted by StartOut’s LA Chapter & Camp Brave Trails, we empower LGBTQ+ leaders to make their meaning in this world, and we believe there is no age limit to be the change.

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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Check-in and snacks

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Panel discussion and questions

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Elevator Pitch Workshop for Students

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Networking


Meet Your Panel



Moderator: John Livesay - Keynote Speaker, Pitch Whisperer, Storytelling Expert

John Livesay is The Pitch Whisperer, who is a keynote sales speaker and shares lessons learned from his award-winning career at Conde Nast. His keynote talks show salespeople how to become irresistible. When that happens they become revenue rockstars. John shows people how to stop selling and tell compelling stories instead.



Jessica Weissbuch, Co-founder of Brave Trails

Jessica has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in LGBT psychology and became a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in 2016. She has worked with LGBTQ youth for over a decade starting her career at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Jessica is honored to be one of the co-founders of Brave Trails and continues to work with youth, building their leadership skills with programs that support LGBTQ youth to take a stand in their communities and be the leaders of tomorrow.




Kayla Ryan, Co-founder of Brave Trails

Kayla is a self-described teen advocate and an LGBTQ social justice entrepreneur. For over 10 years, Kayla has dedicated herself to LGBTQ youth leadership, education, and empowerment in and around LA county. It is her goal to give young LGBTQ people the tools, mentors, and supportive peers to be change makers and confident leaders in their communities.




Virginia Bauman, CEO of Cuties

Virginia is a start-up executive and founder. She’s also a digital product manager and owner that has often focused on commerce. She enjoys working products that improve people's lives. She’s currently spending time building offline community through Cuties, LA's queer owned and operated coffee bar and community space.




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625 North San Vicente Boulevard

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West Hollywood, CA 90069

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