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Girls Who Run the World
December 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST$20
Sunday, Dec 8
Starts at: 5:00 pm
General Admission $20
Members get 10% off.
Pop-Up Kid Entrepreneur Maker Fair: 4:00 pm
Panel Discussion: 5:00 pm
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With Diana Kapp, Robyn Sue Fisher,
Jane Marie Chen & Tina Sharkey
Future entrepreneurs, take note! Learn from three bold businesswomen who are changing the rules and shaping a supportive business environment for women entrepreneurs. Find out how Robyn Sue Fisher (Smitten Ice Cream), Jane Marie Chen (Embrace) and Tina Sharkey (Brandless) turned their creative ideas into winning companies while breaking down barriers. Join us for this important conversation and walk away inspired! The discussion will be moderated by Diana Kapp, author of the new woman-to-woman playbook Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business. For ages 12 and up!
Make an afternoon of it!
Join us at 4:00 pm in the Pottruck Family Atrium for a pop-up maker fair featuring crafts and products from local kid entrepreneurs. Smitten Ice Cream will also be scooping samples for you to taste!
“All girls should dare to dream big, and Girls Who Run the World gives them the tools to not only achieve those dreams, but to change the world while they’re doing it.”
– Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global
Robyn Sue Fisher is the founder and CEO of Smitten Ice Cream. An ice cream fanatic with a knack for invention, Robyn founded Smitten Ice Cream in 2007 to spread joy and create the freshest, most flavorful ice cream the world had ever known.
Jane Marie Chen is the co-founder and CEO of Embrace, a social enterprise startup that aims to help the 15 million premature and low birth-weight babies born every year, through a low-cost infant warmer.
Tina Sharkey is the co-founder of Brandless, a direct-to-consumer brand that makes hundreds of fairly-priced, consciously curated, high-quality items.
Diana Kapp is a journalist and the author of Girls Who Run the World. Her feature pieces on education, culture, Silicon Valley and entrepreneurship have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and San Francisco Magazine, among others.