Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post and CEO and founder of Thrive Global, will be headline speaker at the first EQUELLE Global Series Event, “Women & Entrepreneurship” on Friday, November 4 at St. Francis College.
The series is sponsored by Women to Women by Julia, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women in crisis and transition. The organization seeks to bring together stakeholders, experts, and influencers to discuss issues for women in business and startups and brainstorm tactics for change.
Melanie Contreras, CEO and founder of Women to Women by Julia, said her aim for the speakers series is “to change the future of women through collaboration between women and men, world leaders, influencers and individuals.”
Other speakers at the event include Dr. Richard Daviddson, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ita Ekpoudom of Tigress Ventures and member of the Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Board; Jennie Baik of Orchard Mile; Daniella Kranjac of Dynamk Capital; and Star Young and Melanie Contreras of Women to Women by Julia.
“There is an amazing synergy between the mission of the Center and Women to Women by Julia,” said Dennis Anderson, chairman of the Center for Entrepreneurship. “Having recently held our third annual Women Entrepreneur Forum, we are excited to continue promoting the significant impact that women entrepreneurs have within the United States and globally.”
WHAT: Women & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, featuring Arianna Huffington
WHEN: Friday, November 4, 6:00pm
WHERE: St. Francis College – Founders Hall, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201
HOW MUCH: Free & Open to the Public