Women start businesses every 60 seconds in the US.
Claim your minute this spring!
This innovative workshop is designed for those women who dream of owning their own business; those who have a desire to create their own future, to realize their passion through business ownership. The activities in the workshop have been designed to help you investigate your entrepreneurial mindset by exploring both the emotional and practical aspects of business ownership.
In the Intentional Entrepreneur you will:
- Assess your entrepreneurial interest
- Align your priorities with your vision
- Recognize how to generate ideas and discover business opportunities
- Identify action steps toward meeting your goals
The registration fee is $25 and includes session materials and dinner. The session will be facilitated by Christine “Chris” Lomer LaCola, Ed.D., executive director, and Katherine Swartz Hilton, M.A., director, both with the McNair Center for Entrepreneurism at Columbia College.
This workshop is co-hosted by The McNair Center for Entrepreneurism at Columbia College,USC/Columbia Technology Incubator and the SC Women’s Business Center, a program of the Center for Women, The event series is sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Commerce – Office of Innovation and Bank of America,
About the McNair Center for Entrepreneurism at Columbia College
The McNair Center for Entrepreneurism at Columbia College serves Columbia College students, in addition to connecting with regional innovation communities. The Center offers the distinguished McNair Fellows program for students with customized coursework and apprenticeships, a micro seed fund for students and alumni entrepreneurs, a mentor network working in partnership with the South Carolina Women’s Entrepreneurship Network, educational programs and events across the state, and an advisory cabinet to direct connections in the entrepreneurial community. Columbia College is one of six McNair Centers in the United States, and is an affiliate of the Kauffman Foundation, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and Youth Entrepreneurship South Carolina (YES Carolina).
About the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator
Many startups fail within their first year of operation. Our members and graduates are well positioned to build sustainable businesses. We help innovative businesses grow through education, mentoring, and an established sense of community in an incubation facility that serves the Midlands of South Carolina.
About the SC Women’s Business Center, a program of the Center for Women
With the help of a grant from the Small Business Administration and many supporters, Center for Women’s South Carolina Women’s Business Center program opened in 2011. This program provides FREE, confidential one-on-one business coaching, training workshops and networking opportunities for women entrepreneurs at all levels. We are here to help small businesses in SC start, grow and succeed. Our business coaches have years of experience guiding women through the process of starting up and growing a successful business.
We look forward to connecting! Please contact Ashley Pullen at 803.786.3729 or[email protected].