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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin 2017 Speakers & Panelists
The 2017 diverse Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Wisconsin speakers delivered an inspiring and motivating blend of experiences, visions, and insights women could apply immediately.
Keynote Speaker Allison Liddle – “Life Under Construction”
Allison Liddle is a John Maxwell Team certified keynote speaker, bestselling author, executive coach, and leadership trainer who is passionate about helping people thrive both personally and professionally.
As an entrepreneur, she started her first business at age twenty-three. She then went on to found a national, award-winning financial planning firm called Prosper Wealth Management that has been featured in Forbes, USA Today, and many other national media outlets. Allison is a lifelong Wisconsin resident; she currently lives in central Wisconsin with her family. Life Under Construction is her first book.
Lunch Speaker Susan Lipp – “It’s not all roses.”
Full Compass Systems
Owner and Chairman of the Board at Full Compass Systems, Susan Lipp will share her story — from having nothing, to building a business supporting employees and the economy; almost losing it all, to re-creating Full Compass into what is now the second largest woman owned business in Wisconsin.
Board Chair at Kiio Inc., Angel Investor, CEO and Chairperson of Several Successful Tech Companies
Financial Educator at Summit Credit Union, Host of Wisconsin Life, Founder of Brown Girl Green Money, adjunct faculty at Madison College
Dina Nina Martinez
Huff Post Blogger and Creator and Producer of Lady Laugh’s Comedy Festival, President and CEO of Artemis Bow Productions
Founder and CEO – Building Brave
Co-Founder and CEO of Digsite
Principal at SVA
Associate Professor – UW – Whitewater
Creator – colorcoded
Entrepreneurial economist and social innovator, UW-Madison Weinert’s Center for Entrepreneurship, PhD
Motivational Speaker & Social Entrepreneur, creator of the Black Women’s Leadership Conference, the Conversation Mixtape, the Black Business Expo, and the Black Excellence Youth Conference
Communications Director –
Madison Community Foundation
Founder and CEO – Lifebook Builder
Economic Development Specialist – Small Business Administration – SCORE Rep.
Regional Project Director for Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation – WWBIC
Executive Director and Founder –
Hope and a Future
Owner and Designer – Contours Lingerie
Co-Founder – Jills of All Trades
CEO & Executive Director – Families & Schools Together, Inc. (FAST)
Assistant Vice President – Life, Learning & Events – Summit Credit Union
Founder & President – The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness & Black Women’s Wellness Day
Chairwoman – WEDWisconsin
President and Founder – The Creative Company
President of Tri-North Builders
General Manager of Wisconsin’s 57 Television and the host of “Girl Talk”, “The Restaurant Show”, and “Talk of the Town”
Host of “Girl Talk” on Wisconsin 57 Television