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CBU Hosts Panel Discussion for Women Entrepreneurship Week

Women Entrepreneurship Week is celebrated around the world and across the United States the week of October 19-26. In honor and celebration of women entrepreneurs, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Christian Brothers University (CBU) is hosting a panel on Friday, October 25 to discuss a variety of topics related to being a female business leader. This panel discussion will be held in Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall on CBU’s campus, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Panelists will include:

  • Rebecca Bramlett, director of operations for Fix, Inc., a meal kit and recipe delivery service
  • Dr. Divya Choudhary, director of the Graduate Engineering Programs and the STEM Center for Women and Diversity at CBU
  • Sophia Fils-Aime, program director for LITE Memphis, which provides programs to equip African-American and Latinx students with skills to close the racial wealth gap (litememphis.org)
  • Karrie Forbes, owner of Mozelle Boutique, a women’s clothing store
  • Amber Hayes, CEO of SecondKeys, Inc., a software development company that provides a property management platform that makes maintenance tracking easy
  • Emily Wolfe, CEO for PetsFurU, a startup company that is developing a platform for pet adoption that includes both a platform for adopters as well as a shelter management system for organizations

Women Entrepreneurship Week was created in 2014 by the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at Montclair State University in New Jersey, which has a special mission to support and nurture women entrepreneurs. More than 200 universities and college in 30 countries and 43 states, plus D.C., in the U.S. will host events on their respective campuses. CBU is one of only two Tennessee universities participating in this year’s program.


For more information, please contact:
Bryan Barringer
Director, Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation
( 901) 321-4408
bbarring@cbu.edu

Posted by Cory Dugan at 9:30 AM