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Helpful details for WEDWisconsin!

We are so excited for you to join us for the very first, SOLD OUT WEDWisconsin conference! Below are important details to get the day off to a great start. See you tomorrow! Here are directions to Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center. If using a GPS device, please use these coordinates rather than street address: N434.167 W8922.966. PARKING: Monona Terrace offers …

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What happens next in the story of your life?

A year ago, I didn’t know I would be where I’m at right now. I’m 10 days out from the riskiest business move of my life. I have 11 employees and sub-contractors on my team now. I’ve put everything on the line to make this conference happen. Every nickel. Every resource. Every network connection. Every everything. Nearly every waking moment …

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“It’s not all roses” – Head of One of the Largest Woman Owned Businesses in the State to Share Decades of Insight as Keynote at Inaugural Event for Women Entrepreneurs in Wisconsin

Madison, WI – It’s grown to be a nationwide company providing audio, video, lighting and musical instruments,  but it hasn’t been easy getting Madison-based Full Compass to that point. Owner and Chairman of the Board Susan Lipp will share her story — from having nothing, to building a business supporting employees and the economy in a male dominated industry; almost losing it all, to re-creating Full …

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Advisory Board of 1st #WEDWisconsin focuses on supporting women in business

The good news? There are more women entrepreneurs starting a business or leading one than ever before, yet the bad news remains; most women have trouble securing funding, and rarely earn the same amount as men in a similar role. Changing these dynamics is the focus of the inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin (WEDWisconsin) Conference on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 …

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Speakers and Their Real-life Stories at Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin

The inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin (WEDWisconsin) is setting the stage to celebrate, empower, and support women entrepreneurs in all types of businesses, at all stages, and all ages. The first-of-its-kind conference on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Monona Terrace will also present powerful speakers sharing their real-life stories to help every woman build her dream, by linking learning to action. “Life Under Construction” will be the moving …

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Is This for Me? – Why You Should go to WEDWisconsin

by Laura Gallagher, Chairman of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin, Founder and CEO of The Creative Company You’re probably wondering whether you can afford to set aside a whole day for this. That’s a good question to ask because you already know your time is the most valuable resource you have. Lastly, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is a global event happening in 144 countries …

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Linking Learning to Action – What’s Happening at Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin

by Laura Gallagher, Chairwoman of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin, Founder and CEO of The Creative Company You can link learning to action immediately at Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin – a conference for women entrepreneurs, business owners, founders, executives, policy makers and change agents. From tools to support, ideas and connections, you will gain practical skills to grow your business, NPO, …

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Women, Money, Bias and You – An Invitation to Change it Up

There are several ways to make over $100K a year and one of them is to start and run a successful business. Some 9.5% of men in the U.S. make over $100K a year, but just 2.4% of women will make over $100K. Consider that: What gives? We’re going to explore some of reasons for these disparities and discuss ways …

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Never Ever a Dilbert Day

I started The Creative Company in 1989 when I was a senior in college. While doing a little research on my longevity and wanting to make sure we continue for at least another 20 years, I contacted the National Business Women’s Council to see how I rank. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, I had a 1 in …