Cost: $35/person. Includes lunch.
Registration is required.
Limited seats available.


Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
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DoubleTree by Hilton Roseville Minneapolis 
2540 N. Cleveland Avenue
Roseville, MN 55113

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SCORE Minnesota District 

Get Inspired
Hear 4 women's stories of entrepreneurial success.

Learn  Discover how the panel speakers overcame obstacles and the tools they leveraged for growth.

Ask  Get your business questions answered during the panel Q & A.
Connect  Meet like-minded business women over lunch andduring networking sessions.
Featuring  Keynote speaker: Nan Gesche - “You Got This”

Keynote Speaker: Nan Gesche
Nan Gesche, M.A. , is an expert in finding out where things go wrong, and in helping them go right. As an educator, speaker, and consultant whose passion is to “help people play well together,” Nan guides organizations and individuals through transition without losing sight of their strategic goals—so they can get back to the business of business. Using experience, insight, and some sturdy research (sprinkled with a little humor), Nan provides a chance to ponder and practice different ways of making decisions and solving problems effectively with others, so all voices in the room are heard.

Moderated by: Christine Strak
Christine’s business, AdminBrandingBox Management , helps organizations and entrepreneurs with all manner of coaching and management needs – from helping associations develop a strong team of volunteers, to helping companies with administrative and other operational support. Christine now gets to do the work she loves with clients she loves, in a way that still allows her to pursue personal interests and give back to her community. 

Vanessa Brooks
Vanessa has over 10 years of experience in the laser and skincare industry. She is an Advanced Aesthetician and provides over 25 different noninvasive services as a proud owner of Pure Lux Medspa of Edina. She strives everyday to create a comfortable and luxurious setting to help her patients look and feel their best. 

Amy Brown
Amy understands that culture is the key to organizational performance. She co-founded Workutopia Consulting to help organizations create ideal cultures for long-term success.Committed to helping organizations figure out the best ways to work with the modern workforce, Amy serves on the board of the Behavior@Work Collaborative and as a community partner for the Society for Human Resource Management’s When Work Works Award.  

Sarah Parker
In 2014 Sarah Parker founded Parker Public Adjusting on the belief that every policyholder should have an adjuster working just for them. Sarah’s firm, Parker Public Adjusting, works directly for Policyholders on insurance claims. There are three types of insurance adjusters: Staff, Independent, and Public. Only Public Adjusters work directly for the policyholder. Parker Public Adjusting assists with documenting damages, preparing estimates of repair for the policyholder, negotiating claim settlements, and more.