Conference for Female Entrepreneurs at UW-Stevens Point

Conference for Female Entrepreneurs
Conference for Female Entrepreneurs

Next month, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will host a conference focused on showcasing and developing women entrepreneurs, founders, and trailblazers across various sectors. Titled “From Big Ideas to Big Impact: Cultivating Your Confidence,” the conference is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an optional networking reception. Attendees can choose to participate in person or online.

The event features a keynote speaker, Valerie Young, co-founder of the Impostor Syndrome Institute and author of the award-winning book, “The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive Despite It.” Young is renowned as a leading expert on impostor syndrome and has spoken at numerous prestigious institutions, including Harvard, Stanford, MIT, and Oxford.

The conference offers six breakout sessions across three tracks: Women in Manufacturing, Starting New Things, and the Nuts and Bolts of Entrepreneurship. It aims to provide hands-on tools and examples of women leading their big ideas into impactful ventures, making it suitable for women embarking on new careers, volunteer opportunities, organizations, or ideas. The diverse audience may include professionals, artists, volunteers, students, and parents.

The registration fees for the conference are $99 for the public, $79 for non-profit organizers and UW-Stevens Point faculty and staff, and $39 for students. Virtual attendance is available at $79 or $39 for students. The conference emphasizes empowerment, confidence-building, and practical insights to help women advance their ideas and make significant impacts.

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