Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Montclair State, University Hall 7th fl conf ctr 
Montclair State University
University Hall 7th floor conference center
1 Normal Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07043

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Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at Montclair State University 

Women Entrepreneurship Week Conference 

With this year's theme of "Women Changing the World," you can expect to be inspired and motivated at this feature event of the fourth annual Women Entrepreneurship Week.

Event is free and open to the public. Men are welcome, and encouraged to attend.


8:00-8:45 a.m. Networking and continental breakfast

8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcome remarks by Montclair State President Susan Cole and Vice Dean Kimberly Hollister

9:00-9:15 a.m. Mimi Feliciano's address “Facing Fear, Finding Grace” 

9:15-10:15 a.m. Montclair Film: An Artful Entrepreneurial Journey 
A fireside chat with Evelyn McGee Colbert, about how she helped start the Montclair Film Festival and everything that it has become. She will be interviewed by Emily Lazar.

10:15-11:10 a.m. From Kitchen Table to CEO 
Panel will feature women entrepreneurs who started a business from scratch, and then grew it beyond what she could have imagined at the beginning. Panelists: Logan Cohen, co-founder and co-CEO, KUDZOO; KJ Miller, co-founder, Mented Cosmetics; Mindy Scheier, founder and president, Runway of Dreams Foundation; Tracy Stern, owner, Salon Tea; Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, artist, designer and entrepreneur. Moderator: Tracy Day, co-founder and CEO, World Science Festival.

11:10-11:30 a.m. Networking break

11:30-12:25 p.m. Entrepreneurship in the C-Suite 
Women from the C-suite will tell how they are entrepreneurial within a large company/organization. Panelists: Michellene Davis, executive VP and chief corporate affairs officer, RWJBarnabas; Leecia Eve, VP of Government Affairs for Tri-State Region, Verizon ; Michele Siekerka, president, New Jersey Business & Industry Association; Judy Spires, CEO, Kings Food Markets. Moderator: Kimberly Weisul, editor-at-large, Inc.

12:25-12:45 p.m. Networking break

12:45-1:45 p.m. Lunch and “Building Her Brand and Network” 
Sally Glick is one of the more well-known faces in New Jersey—a marketing guru who seems like she is at every business event. Yet few know the story of how Sally arrived here 15 years ago, knowing no one, and became one of the best-connected people in the Garden State. In this fireside chat, Sally will discuss not only her personal story but her top tips on branding, networking, mentorship and more. She will be interviewed by Linda Bowden, regional president, PNC Bank.

1:45-2:00 p.m. Closing remarks

Join the conversation on social media with #WEW2017

Directions and parking info:  

Park in the Red Hawk Deck on campus, exit the deck on Level 5 and proceed straight up the walkway (soccer field will be on your left). At the new Feliciano School of Business building, go up the outdoor staircase. University Hall will be straight ahead once you reach the top of the steps. Once inside University Hall, head to the elevator bank at the end of the first-floor hallway, and take elevator to 7th floor. Campus map with directions. (Please note the map in that link is old--the tennis courts shown on the map is where the Feliciano School of Business building now stands.)  

This event is free and open to the public because of the generous support of our WEW sponsors. We especially recognize Diamond Sponsor Wells Fargo.