Women contribute to society, to family, the economy and the world. As we go through life, we set examples for the young women (daughters, nieces, students) and young people who look up to us.
This event is about diversity, equity and inclusion in action! Extraordinary women doing extraordinary things!
The list of amazing speakers is growing! YOU too can be on the panel with these amazing women!
NC Secretary of State, Elaine Marshall
Deputy Director for Equity and Inclusion for Governor Cooper, Cristina Espana
Global Real Estate Chair, Fara Pourshariati
Honorary French Consulate, ED/Founder of L'ecole, Marie Claire Ribeill
YOUR NAME HERE!
We want to invite you to be a role model and share your experience in different ways:
1. Come and attend the event - (FREE ADMISSION)-please help us spread the word on social media-share the event link below.
2. Bring your niece, daughter, students etc.
3. Bring your family and attend the event for free (open to all)
4. Be an exhibitor for only $85
5. Present your idea/Share your experience as a sponsor ($250 sponsorship includes a booth)
6. Be a panelist as a major sponsor! Your experience can inspire others. Join the list of amazing sponsors for $500
Your sponsorship will help us pay for this free community event and is tax deductible.
Let's support these amazing women, who oftentimes put their families' needs first. Now it's time for them to shine!
Panel discussions, shared experiences and incredible stories.
That's not all! To help the young girls and boost their confidence, we will have one hour where girls ages 12-18 will pitch their ideas from the stage. Like a friendly and encourage Shark Tank, we are calling it Dolphin Tank.
A group of we women will bid on their idea with either offering free consultations and/or mentorship in areas like: accounting, business development, marketing, starting an LLC, banking, website creation, networking, product distribution. These young dreamers deserve our support, let's show them that they too can go for it and dream BIG!
* If you know a youngpreneur ideal to go on stage -please send their names as spots are limited to 6 only. (email: Bearta@NCVibes.com)
Julia Kelley-Swift is the Coordinator at the Durham Tech Small Business Center. The Small Business Center (SBC) provides startup and existing entrepreneurs (for profit and nonprofit) with the information and tools needed to develop business ideas to become viable, sustainable, profitable, and successful. Through the services provided by the SBC, entrepreneurs receive assistance with several business areas including, but not limited to, business planning, marketing, legal, accounting, and financial management.
Alexa Carlin is an in-demand public speaker, author of Adaptable, TV personality, and founder &
CEO of Women Empower X (WEX), the premier community for women entrepreneurs. Alexa uses her infectious energy and courageous spirit to empower women to turn their obstacles into opportunities and pursue their dreams.Genuine by nature, caring at heart, and always inspirational, Alexa's vulnerability allows her to authentically connect with diverse women around the world, helping them understand the true potential they hold. Her company, Women Empower X, helps women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and brands through WEX's cutting edge courses, events, and publishing division, WEX Press.
Alexa Carlin has worked with Fortune Global 500 brands to create captivating and relatable content and has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Cheddar TV, FOX, ABC, CBS, TEDx and in Entrepreneur, Glamour Magazine, and Forbes among others. From a one percent chance to live to now on a mission to make a difference in one person's life a day, Alexa is creating ripple effects of change for women everywhere. Alexa resides in Raleigh, NC. Learn more at AlexaCarlin.com and follow Alexa on social media @AlexaRoseCarlin.
Adriana Lanzas is a Business Counselor at the Small Business and Technology Development Center at NC State. The primary mission of the SBTDC is to support economic development inthe state by providing assistance in the start-up, successful operation and expansion of small and mid-size businesses and by facilitating technology development and transfer within the state's small business community.
Entertainment by Tyler Butler-Figueroa- A 15-year-old violinist from Raleigh NC. Freshman at Enloe High School. Tyler has been playing the violin for almost 8 years. Tyler was a top 10 Finalist on the reality tv show America's Got Talent in 2019 and received the Golden Buzzer from Simon Cowell, Tyler performed on the Ellen Degeneres Show, Tyler performed 6 shows in Las Vegas with AGT Live On Stage and Tyler competed on America's Got Talent The Champions Edition and finished 3rd place. Tyler just released his 1st album at the age of 15 and performs at weddings, parties, festivals and corporate events.
Let's support his mom and manager, Kisua Butler-Figueroa
REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE-be an exhibitor/vendor International Women's Day 2023 - Sunday - March 5th, 2023, 2:00-5:00- Downtown Raleigh Sheraton.
REGISTER AS A VENDOR, EXHIBITOR OR SPONSOR HERE: