Every day between June 21 and June 15 at noon, your Fort Worth Public Library hosts a 1-hour program promoting information and resources that support women- and minority-owned businesses. We're pleased to partner with Texas Woman's University Center for Women Entrepreneurs and the Fort Worth Diversity and Inclusion department's Business Equity division.
A Matter of Value This year's Women’s Leadership Symposium, “A Matter of Value,” will focus on topics centered around women’s self-worth, the value of women in the workplace and in society, and what we value collectively and as individuals. As we emerge from the pandemic, it’s important to address head-on the challenges that women leaders […]
Event Description: Do you know of a startup or aspiring entrepreneur? FWHCC is hosting a LatinX Business Pitch Competition on June 25, 2021. Deadline to apply is on Monday, May 31, 2021. Winner gets $3,000 to assist with startup expenses and growth capital! Who’s Eligible: Startup or Aspiring Entrepreneur Tarrant County Based Business Business Registration […]
Tracy Irby, Director of the Texas Woman's University Center for Women Entrepreneurs, will provide an introduction to the organization, an overview of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem, and the role of women entrepreneurs in North Texas. The Center provides business owners and students interested in entrepreneurship with the training, funding, coaching and networking needed to be […]
Join us for 90 minutes of interactive engagement, as we develop a business plan the "lean" way. During this lunch and learn session, participants of this session will learn the key strategies of completing a lean business model, and work collaboratively with other participants to identify the challenging questions of their unique business concepts. As […]
Christina Brooks, City of Fort Worth Director of Diversity and Inclusion will introduce the new Business Equity division which supports minority and women-owned business enterprises and works to close racial and gender gaps in City contracting and procurement. Cheryl Jones, City of Fort Worth Business Equity Project Coordinator, will outline the many resources and tools […]
Join us as we recognize the companies and their leaders that fought for their employees' livelihoods and led their companies through the economic downturn following the pandemic. Most Inspiring Leaders of 2021 The Dallas Business Journal will be hosting the Most Inspiring Leaders of 2021 to honor the companies and their leaders that courageously led […]
It's not a sales pitch, and it's not an investor pitch. The goal is to have people understand what you do and some of the challenges you have had in building your business. Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion […]
In this workshop, business owners will learn the 3 most important financial documents: balance sheets, P&L statements and cash flow reports Join us for a financial education workshop presented by LiftFund Women’s Business Center and BBVA. In this workshop, business owners will learn the three most important financial documents: balance sheets, profit and loss statements, […]
Grab your lunch while you learn from women business owners how they became successful entrepreneurs. This monthly webinar features either a woman who’s successfully grown her own business or a representative from a Dallas/Fort Worth organization that provides resources to help female entrepreneurs succeed. Grab your lunch while you learn about business success strategies and […]
Tracy Irby from the TWU Center for Women Entrepreneurs will present on funding opportunities especially for woman-owned startups and businesses. Tracy Irby has been a serial entrepreneur for 25-plus years and owned one of the first Sears Hometown Dealer Stores, a gym, a bounce house rental business, an online self-defense business, in addition to being […]
The economic impact of COVID has changed M&A, but not in the way many expected at the onset of the pandemic. Following a brief slow-down in second-quarter activity, markets and business have generally experienced a robust recovery from a year ago. Buyers and sellers, along with their advisors, attorneys, and accountants, have become accustomed to […]
User Experience Librarian Tracy Dickerson will demonstrate how to use the Library's Reference Solutions database product to research consumers, demographics and existing and former businesses in Fort Worth and across the United States. She will also provide an overview of Library resources to support women- and minority-owned businesses. Tracy Dickerson is a Senior Librarian and […]
Join Us For a Conversation about Race, Jobs and Opportunity. You are invited to join us for an important conversation about the impact of structural racism on wage and employment outcomes for workers of color—as detailed in the newly released report, Advancing Workforce Equity in Dallas and Collin Counties: A Blueprint for Action. Funded by […]
Join the Texas Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office and learn about the main areas of Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets). Each Attendee will see how they are used to protect the services, products and brands of owners and businesses. Speakers: Hope Shimabuku, Regional Director Hope Shimabuku carries out the strategic […]
Join us Friday, June 25th at 9 a.m for Virtual Coffee with the Chamber & The University of Texas at Arlington. Coffee with the Chamber is a monthly networking event that focuses on bringing together members and prospects alike to develop professional relationships over coffee. We will be sending out an agenda and zoom tips […]
Tracy Irby from the TWU Center for Women Entrepreneurs will provide a roadmap for women considering or preparing to start a new business. Tracy Irby has been a serial entrepreneur for 25-plus years and owned one of the first Sears Hometown Dealer Stores, a gym, a bounce house rental business, an online self-defense business, in […]
Observe the opportunity for children to launch their very own startup business! Kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at our one-day marketplace. This event is sponsored by Acton Academy, the Acton School of Business, and the generous support of our donors and volunteers. […]
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