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Councilmember Elizabeth Brown Moderates Panel Discussion on the “Grit and Grind” of Women's Entrepreneurship

Councilmember Elizabeth Brown
The Women’s Business Center of Ohio

Thursday, November 3

The Women’s Business Center
1655 Old Leonard Ave. 


Councilmember Elizabeth Brown and The Women’s Business Center of Ohio are hosting a panel discussion on the “Grit and Grind” of women’s entrepreneurship.

“When women succeed, our city succeeds. There are few places this is truer than in the field of entrepreneurship, which is why I am excited to lead the discussion with this inspiring group of women," said Councilmember Elizabeth Brown. "I encourage all current and would-be female business owners to take advantage of this great opportunity to  learn about the struggles and successes of their peers.”

This event brings together women entrepreneurs in various stages of business development and from diverse types of businesses to share their stories.  Discussion will go beyond the success stories to shed light on the challenges that women face when starting and growing a business.  

Panelists include:

  • Heather Whaling, Founder & President of Geben Communication
  • Joyce Johnson, Owner and President of CCI
  • Rae Reed, Founder and Executive Editor of WordUp
  • Renné Dismore, Owner of Nay’s Creative Ways
  • Julie Wilkes, Owner of Seven Studios

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