Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
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Making a profit doesn't have to mean giving up impact

It’s tough to give it your all when you feel your work or business lacks meaning and purpose. It can be challenging when you want to be fulfilled but also need to make money and generate profits.

Join New York Women in Business for our second Author Talks with Sharon Rowe, founder of ECOBAGS® Brand founder and best-selling “Magic of Tiny Business -You Don't Have To Go Big To Make A Good Living.” Sharon identifies misconceptions about tradeoffs between profitability and impact.

She will share how she built ECOBAGS®, a profitable, right-scaled, sustainable venture while putting herself and her family first, building financial security and making an impact in the world. ECOBAGS® was featured on Oprah and in Time magazine. 

 It is possible to have find success by your own measures.

Register for this webinar and workshops 

The webinar and post-conference networking are free. You must register to attend.

Workshops are $20 each.

$10 donations are welcome but not required

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Look for links to the webinar in the confirmation email after you register. If you signed up for a workshop, you will be sent a link shortly before the event. 

About Sharon 

Sharon Rowe is an author, entrepreneur, and Activist. The author of The Magic of Tiny Business: You Don’t Have to Go Big to Make a Great Living, she is also the CEO and Founder of Eco-Bags Products, Inc.  ECOBAGS® is the original reusable bag brand, sold worldwide, recognized as “Best for The World” by Bcorporation for social and environmental commitments and standards. Watch this YouTube video to learn more about her story.

Sharon is recognized as a thought leader in social innovation, sustainable and responsible production since 1989. She speaks regularly on building profitable, mission and value aligned businesses, believing that business can be a force for good, a currency for ideas that shape culture.  Her speaking engagements are varied, taking her wide and far, from Yale University to Sing-Sing Prison, and the Nairobi Center for Innovation in Kenya to Social Venture Institute conference in the Hudson Valley

Sign up for skills-enhancing workshops (4:00-5:00pm)

These workshops were designed to help you apply what you just heard about creating successful businesses that align with your values and priorities.

  • “Articulate Your Why And Why Now” with Marissa Feinberg, Founder and Chief Storyteller, Triple Bottom Why

You know what your mission and story are. Articulating what you believe passionately can be difficult. Learn how to share them and in a way that resonates and makes people care. 

  • “Get The Word Out” with Teresa Bigelow, Senior publicist and founder of Spiral5, a community of PR specialists and communication experts

Having a great story matters but others need to know about it for it to have impact.  Learn to tap the power of Public Relations to shine a light on your business.

  •  “Visioning Your Touchstone“ with Jacqueline Horani Integrative Lawyer, Business Consultant, SCORE mentor, Teacher and Founder at Legally Unconventional and SCORE marketing mentor

Discover how to begin creating a guiding document to align your inner integrity with the actions and decisions you make in your business.

Read Sharon's book before the webinar. Send us your questions.

"This is a powerful book—Tiny is mighty. Sharon Rowe's simple shift in thinking is a profound idea, precisely what we need to hear."
-Seth Godin, Author Linchpin


We suggest you read Sharon book “The Magic of Tiny Business” before attending the event. The book is available from Amazon and to borrow from the Brooklyn and New York Public Libraries in e-book and audio formats.


Sharon asks that you write down any questions you would like have her answer during her talk when you register. You can also email them to nywib-nyc@scorevolunteer.org.

Want even more?

Post Webinar Networking @5:00-6:00pm 

This will be a fun, casual and lightly structured networking session. Participants meet in small virtual rooms and get a chance to chat, connect and build relationships that will help you and your business. 

Check out our monthly networking sessions.

Conversations & Connections, sponsored by NAWBO and WeNYC, offers network building in an informal environment, among like-minded professional women and with the focus firmly on building relationships, not firing business cards at each other! This will be about getting to know each other as people not just business owners.

CLICK HERE to learn more.

Did You Know

New York Women in Business has launched its directory of women-owned businesses on its website. Anyone can create a profile for free to search the directory for terrific women-owned businesses and register a business if you have been in business a year. CLICK to find out more and sign up.

Find and follow NYWIB on social media. Check us out on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn for videos, practical tips and tools you can use immediately.

Want help from a SCORE mentor?

SCORE mentors are available to discuss your business and help you sharpen your application. CLICK HERE to find a mentor in New York.