WomanUp & Learn Summit Detroit
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WomanUp & Learn Summit Detroit

Date: June 12, 2020
Time: 8:00 am  to  12:30 pm
Location: Davenport University 3031 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202

Entrepreneurship: The Real Deal!
You don’t have to start out as an expert in order to run a successful business.
Many entrepreneurs run into roadblocks, yet they persevere on the path to success.
Let these real life success stories inspire you to keep learning and growing.

Panelists:
Hana Abboud, L’amour Bridal
Jennifer Lyle, Lush Yummies Pie Company, LLC
Deirdre Roberson, EUMELANIN & Motor City S.T.E.A.M.
Ashley Williams, RIZZARR
Jessica Willis, Pocketnest

Breakout Session Choices

Marketing & Social Media Strategy
Presented by Brenda Meller, CEO, Meller Marketing

Financial Session
Presented by Sheila Harton-Montgomery, Comerica Bank

“From Booked & Busy to Productive and Profitable”
Presented by Jessica Hayes-Stallings, CEO, Skinphorea

“Brand Love: Connecting with brands the same as we do people”
Presented by Lydia Michael, CEO, Blended Collective

Funding Your Business                                                                     
Explore the various funding sources for start-ups and small
business ventures – from crowdfunding and angel investing to
traditional bank loans and microlending. Learn what funding
resources are available to entrepreneurs.

Panelists:
Latifa Bradwell, Lender Relations Specialist
U.S. Small Business Administration
Imran Mumtaz, Program/Loan Fund Manager, SE Michigan
Michigan Women Forward
Tawnya Rose, Vice President, Community & Economic Development Manager 1,
Fifth Third Bank

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