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AnitaB.org Houston and HCC Presents- Women Entrepreneurs Panel & Movie Screening: She Started It

March 29, 2019 · 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

AnitaB.org Houston is celebrating female entrepreneurship during International Women’s Month with Houston Community College.

About Our Panelists:
Amanda Shih – Co-Founder, Code Park Houston
Raquel Meyer – CEO & Agency Director, Refinery Brands
Michelle Ferrel – Community Leader, AnitaB.org
Kimberly Penn – President & CEO, Webtropolis

Lunch will be provided during the movie.

Did you know….
-Women create only 3% of tech startups?
-Receive less than 10% of venture capital funding.
-Run only 4% of Fortune 500 companies.

Join us in this movie screening: She Started It and learn from a panelist of local female entrepreneurs that will share their very own stories as to how they got started as an entrepreneur in the East End, and how can YOU get started with making your dreams a reality!

She Started It is the first, behind the scenes of running a tech startup as a young woman, following 5 ladies from the US, France and Vietnam, form their business teams, pitch to VC’s, and bring their products to market.

Through intimate, action-driven storytelling, She Started It explores the cultural roots of female underrepresentation in entrepreneurship—including pervasive self-doubt, fear of failure, and risk aversion among young women. It exposes, too, the structural realities women face as they become entrepreneurs, including lack of female role models and investors, and the persistent dearth of venture capital funding made available to women-led companies.

“The time is long overdue to encourage more women to dream the impossible dream.” — Sheryl Sandberg

Official Trailer: https://www.shestarteditfilm.com/

Details

Date:
March 29, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Venue

HCC Southeast – Felix Fraga Academic Campus
301 North Drennan Street
Houston, 77003 United States
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