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319 Colorado St

Austin, Texas 78701

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The Empower A Billion Women Celebration at SXSW - Two Days of Panels, Global Leaders and More 3/10 and 3/11/2016

Join experts, entrepreneurs, and global leaders from around the world for invigorating discussions, panels, and networking!

(No Official SXSW BADGE necessary)

Location: The Tap Room - 319 Colorado St

EBW2020's two days of celebration and innovation with our business expert panels and networking sessions will surround you with thought leaders. Panels over the two days will include: Leading the Movement to EBW, The Opportunity for Women Globally, Protecting Your IP Assets: Critical to Fuel Your Growth, Female Founders Fast Tracking to $100M+, Women and Policy: The Changing Landscapce, and more.


Thurs, March 10, 2016 (2-5pm)

2:00- 2:25: Welcome from the founder of EBW2020, Ingrid Vanderveldt, Sharon Lechter, and EBW2020 Executives

2:25- 2:35: Camilita Nuttall - Special Guest from the UK, The 'Rock Star' International Speaker, Award Winning Corporate Sales Trainer & Executive Business Mentor, CEO & Founder of Event of Champions

2:35-2:45: Isaura Gonzalez, EBW Latina

2:50- 3:20: “Global Opportunities for Women: Leading with Mobile, Money, and Mentors ”

  • Camilita Nuttall, Event of Champions (in the UK)
  • Angela Totman, Pay Your Family First (moderator)
  • Isaura Gonzalez, EBW Latina

3:25-3:55: "The Movement to Empower a Billion with the EBW2020 Executive Board"

  • Sharon Lechter, Chief Abundance Officer of EBW2020
  • Carrie Silver-Stock, Executive Director EBW2020 (moderator)
  • Ingrid Vanderveldt, Founder/CEO EBW2020

4:00-4:30: Open Office Hours with United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Calfee Law Firm, and EBW2020 Executives.


Friday, March 11, 2016 (2-5PM)

2:15-2:45: “Protecting Your IP Assets: Critical to Fuel Your Growth"

  • Georgia Yanchar, Calfee
  • Elizabeth Dougherty, United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Dr. Ann-Christine Langselius, CEO Miraculum Inc
  • Cherie Mathews, healincomfort
  • Sharon Lechter, moderator

2:50-3:10: "Booming Business: Female Founders Fast Tracking to $100M+"

  • Lili Hall, Founder & CEO of KNOCK inc.
  • Anna McCoy, Author, Founder & Chief Strategic Global Officer, UrbanAmerica, LLC
  • Veronica Schreibeis Smith, CEO Vera Iconica Architects
  • Neha Sampat, CEO
  • Sharon Schweitzer, JD & WILEY International Award Winning Author, Access to Culture Series Author
  • Carrie Silver-Stock, moderator

3:20-3:50: "Women and Policy: The Changing Landscape"

  • Leah Pappas Porner, Calfee
  • Melinda Garvey, Austin Woman Magazine/On the Dot
  • Angela Totman, Pay your Family First
  • David Eagan, Founder of Votalize
  • Melissa Hillebrenner Kilby, Girl UP
  • Ingrid Vanderveldt, moderator


Thank you to our sponsors Austin Woman and Calfee Law Firm.


The Tap Room

319 Colorado St

Austin, Texas 78701

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Our organization offers, Community Groups, Corporate Organisations, Schools and Individual one to one, bespoke and 6-8 week programmes  in Mindfulness skills for stress management and Mindfulness skills training for wellbeing. Our programmes enable people to understand the power of their thoughts and how thoughts affect actions and outcomes. Developing a mindful practice will allow you manage the stressors and strains of daily life more effectively and efficiently with a sense of  calmness, clarity and focus. 

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