WomanUp & Learn Summit Lansing

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Location: Davenport University 200 S Grand Ave, Lansing, MI 48933


Sessions Announced!

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.

Dara Mayhoe, LuvCovers & WiseMan Tree Experts
Heather Parris, Fulfilled Eatery
Nikki Thompson Frazier, Sweet Encounter Bakery

Carolyn Cassin, President & CEO
Michigan Women Forward

Breakout Session Choices

Know Your Numbers
Starting and running a business takes vision AND financial acumen.
Join us to get an overall understanding of how to set your business up
for success, measure operations and plan for the future.
Presented by Jessica Fleet, CPA
Manager, Accounting & Outsourced Solutions, Maner Costerisan

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.


Latifa Bradwell, Lender Relations Specialist
U.S. Small Business Administration
Imran Mumtaz, Program/Loan Fund Manager, SE Michigan
Michigan Women Forward
Jim Schwind, Vice President, Business Banking
Chemical Bank

Joyce Suber, Executive Director, WEI
Michigan Women Forward


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