Women's Entrepreneurship Week in Milwaukee is back with over 50 events
Women's Entrepreneurship Week Milwaukee (WEWMKE) is March 3-8, 2019. The events will be bringing together the city's entrepreneurs, founders and professionals to celebrate and support women entrepreneurs.
As a whole, the events are an attempt to offer career advice and allow women to network and build connections throughout the week. Here are the highlights:
March 4 will feature seven different events including an already sold out panel called "Who's Leading YOU? Tactics for survival when it gets lonely at the top." Additionally, other events will discuss various topics such as how to convince your boss to let you to do remote work or deciding whether or not a start-up company is the best move for you.
The following day, March 5, will include a Website Wellness Workshop at 10 a.m., a crash course with business coach Rebecca Heidepriem on how to build a winning team and strong company and a third event titled "Working On Your Wolfpack: How To Hold Accountability Meetings."
While these morning and afternoon events are geared toward professionalism in the workplace, the evening brings an attitude geared toward fun with events like the 5 p.m. #IamMKE Fest 2.0 where those in attendance can hear from the leading female entrepreneurs in the city.
In addition to this event, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Camp Bar in the Third Ward will be hosting "414digital Happy Hour," where participants can continue to network and bond in a relaxed bar setting.
The day begins at 8 a.m. with "How to Build a Personal Brand on LinkedIn," and is followed by a 9 a.m. seminar on the pressure of making money. Then at 1 p.m. is "Podcasting for Profits," where you can learn the basics of starting a podcast and how you can make it a valuable tool for your business.
Wednesday evening also includes a networking event called "The Milky Way- Entrepreneurs Connect," at 6 p.m. at Shindig Coffee as well as "SpeedNetworking - Building Relationships (One Round at a Time)," at 5:30 p.m. at Central Standard Distillery.
Thursday March 7 at 11 a.m. is the "Secrets of 6-Figure Business Owners" panel. Then later at 2:30 p.m. is the seminar "Struggling With Confidence? Discover How You Can Be Powerful and Effective."
Then at 4 p.m. at The Hive is Body, Brain + Business,an active and interactive workout workshop.
At 6 p.m. Boss Ladies MKE is hosting a panel called A Real Conversation on the Up's and Down's of Women's Entrepreneurship.
After that, the evening unwinds with Dorsia Cocktail Hour at Dorsia on Brady Street.
The last day kicks off with a panel called When Women Lead: Perspectives on Growth and Company Culture at 8 a.m. followed by a seminar on The Influence of Imagery + Professional Portraits.
Around lunchtime, Marie Watkins of Polaris Talent and Kristina Watanabe of Wings of Fire Consulting will talk about The Secret Sauce of Entrepreneurship.
Then, to celebrate International Women's Day and the end of Women's Entrepreneur Week, head to Revel Bar for Spirituous - A Celebration of International Women's Day.
Get a full list of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Week events in Milwaukee here.