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Global Entrepreneurship Week DMV 2019

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STARTUPS, SMALL BUSINESSES, DEVELOPERS, INNOVATORS, STUDENTS, MENTORS, INVESTORS, SPEAKERS & COMMUNITY LEADERS

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18 to 24 november 2019

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During one week each November, thousands of events and competitions in 170 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, the initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations.

Global Entrepreneurship Week DMV (Nov. 18-24, 2019) is a free 7-day interactive celebration that showcases exciting local innovation, and strengthens connections. Designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, #GEW2019 educates aspiring & established founders alike on best practices, addresses common struggles and showcases regional access to the dynamic network of resources and investment within the DC-Maryland-Virginia ecosystem.

GEW is more than just a week of events, now helping to catapult the Greater Washington, D.C. Region onto the world stage. Since 2008, GEW has transformed into a vital bridge to support the next generation of multicultural entrepreneurs and professionals ​in creating cultural change and professional success. This year #GEW2019 continue the tradition of connecting our rapidly growing community of millennials and post-millennials by providing professional resources, mentorship, and specialized live events to grow and accelerate business success on the local, national and international stage.

#GEW2019 will convene the next generation of innovative entrepreneurs and leaders to grow and accelerate beyond borders.

Reasons to attend:

  • Meet fellow founders, entrepreneurs, developers and investors in casual venues to talk shop, build paertnerships and acclerate their revenue potential

  • Be part of a culture that celebrates #GiveFirst, sharing and learning from one another

  • Learn from incredibly smart millennial and post-millennial entrepreneurs and experienced mentors

  • Join our community of creative entrepreneurs who inspire, energize, and nurture ideas in support of a thriving generation of #NewMajority* business owners

  • The hub where business, philosophy, and art converge to provide equal opportunity for success regardless of background or privilege


To learn more, visit https://innovatecoalition.org/gew.

* tradiontally underrepresented groups



FAQs

Do all attendees need a ticket to enter?

YES. Everyone needs a ticket to enter the events during Global Entrepreneurship Week. You'll receive a message to RSVP for sessions via Attendify once we reveal the sessions in Summer 2019.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

The best way to contact is via email: info@innovatecoalition.org.




SOME OF OUR PAST SPEAKERS




  • Marie Claire Andrea

    Marie Claire Andrea

    Global Entrepreneurship Network


  • Joey Arora

    Joey Arora

    U.S. Air Force Innovation (AFWERX)

    Director, Community Development

  • Ashley Artrip

    Ashley Artrip

    SVAcademy


  • Ebone Bell

    Ebone Bell

    Tagg Communication

    Founder & Editor-in-Chief

  • Shelly Bell

    Shelly Bell

    Black Girl Ventures

    Founder

  • Kirth Bobb

    Kirth Bobb

    Kirth Bobb Photography


  • Melissa L. Bradley

    Melissa L. Bradley

    1863 Ventures


  • Johnathan Brady

    Johnathan Brady

    DC Department for Small and Local Business Development

    ExportDC Program Mgr.

  • Aaron Brehove

    Aaron Brehove

    Cato Solutions


  • Austen Brower

    Austen Brower

    Drip: A DC Coffee Podcast

    Product Manager

  • Juliana Mejia Cardona

    Juliana Mejia Cardona

    Street Entrepreneurs

    Founder

  • Michelle Beaman Chang

    Michelle Beaman Chang

    Imby Community

    Founder & CEO

  • Melanie Charlton

    Melanie Charlton

    Brllnt

    Partner

  • Jessica Childress

    Jessica Childress

    The Childress Firm PLLC

    Managing Attorney

  • Johanna Ciezczak

    Johanna Ciezczak

    The Mission Continues


  • Ruth Chandler Cook

    Ruth Chandler Cook

    HireHer

    CEO

  • Jazmine Davies

    Jazmine Davies

    VeganShoe

    CEO

  • Theola Debose

    Theola Debose

    Life After Journalism

    Founder

  • Rosamond J. Dixon

    Rosamond J. Dixon

    Cultivated Roots Project


  • Brandon Dube

    Brandon Dube

    SolvrX

    Co-Founder

  • Sibyl Edwards

    Sibyl Edwards

    Black Female Founders

    Co-Founder

  • Xina Eiland

    Xina Eiland

    X PR

    CEO

  • Rakia Finley

    Rakia Finley

    Surge Assembly

    Founder

  • Dana Flor

    Dana Flor

    Flor Films LLC

    Director/Producer

  • Aurelia Flores

    Aurelia Flores

    Athena Digital Media Group

    Managing Member

  • Brittany Floyd

    Brittany Floyd

    Social Driver

    Director of Social & Digital Media

  • Amu Fowler

    Amu Fowler

    Startups Ignite

    Executive Director

  • Kristina Francis

    Kristina Francis

    Esteem Logic

    President

  • Amelia Friedman

    Amelia Friedman

    Hatch Apps

    Co-Founder

  • Morgan Fykes

    Morgan Fykes

    As It Happens & MorganFykes.com

    Founder & Creative Director

  • Nicole Gallub

    Nicole Gallub

    Pelonkey

    CEO

  • Kate Glantz

    Kate Glantz

    Lyft

    Mid-Atlantic Marketing Manager

  • Ashley Griffin

    Ashley Griffin

    Mocha Girl Beauty

    CEO

  • Kelly Hamill

    Kelly Hamill

    U.S. Department of Justice

    Law Clerk

  • Radiance Harris

    Radiance Harris

    Radiance IP Law LLC

    CEO

  • Emily Mankey Hidem

    Emily Mankey Hidem

    Sunnyside Virtual Reality

    Founder and CEO

  • Tammy Hui

    Tammy Hui

    Tammy Hui Law Strategy PLLC

    Principal

  • Mike Jett

    Mike Jett

    Mike Jett Photography


  • April Johnson

    April Johnson

    Happied

    Founder and CEO

  • Stacey Julien

    Stacey Julien

    Tech

    Co-Founder & COO

  • Phil Jung

    Phil Jung

    Maryland Venture Fund


  • Jessica Kaing

    Jessica Kaing

    1776 DC

    Events Manager

  • Christopher King

    Christopher King

    We Are Marcus

    CEO

  • Mark Lawrence

    Mark Lawrence

    Inncuvate Consulting

    Managing Partner

  • Amanda Miller Little-John

    Amanda Miller Little-John


    Personal Branding Coach

  • Karen Livingston

    Karen Livingston

    George Mason University


  • Rod Loges

    Rod Loges

    One Degree Capital

    President

  • Maryann Lombardi

    Maryann Lombardi

    OCTFME / 202 Creates

    Director

  • Sean Mallon

    Sean Mallon

    George Mason University


  • Diego Mariscal

    Diego Mariscal

    2gether-international.org

    Founder, CEO & Chief Disabled Officer


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