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Tuesday, Sep 26
1:00pm — 2:00pm
228 attending

Entrepreneurs Who Lead: The Women Building Tomorrow's Most Enduring Businesses

Denver ranks 5th in the nation for its share of women-owned business, but appears lower on the list of best cities for female founders. We can do better. Successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common: support. Featuring nationally-renowned female founders, this conversation explores how Denver can create an environment that better supports its female founders at reaching higher rates of success.

This is a special session of Women on the Rise, a women entrepreneurs community founded by The Commons on Champa (www.womenontherisedenver.org), and features the thoughtful insights, wisdom and stories of up-and-coming female founders.

Our Panel

  • Jessica Rusin, VP of engineering at Guild Education is responsible for the technical vision and strategy and building a strong engineering team.

  • Jackie Ros, Co-Founder & Chief Community Officer of Revolar whose team took the company through a successful Kickstarter campaign, two Techstars accelerator programs and a $3 million funding round from Boulder-based venture capital firm Foundry Group in just three years.

  • Asia Dorsey, Proprietor of Five Points Fermentation Cooperative where this whole foods entrepreneur and educator works with youth and families around indigenous culinary technology.

Our Storyteller

  • Kyle Dyer comes from 25 years in sharing the news in local television, which led her to become a storyteller as she now tells stories uncovering greatness in the community and getting the word out about innovative programs that are making Colorado an even better place through kyledyerstorytelling.com

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