Women's Entrepreneurship Day MN | Save the Date

We are proud to be a sponsor of this important event.

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

3:00 PM - 6:30 PM 

Minneapolis Institute of Art

2400 3rd Avenue SouthMinneapolis, MN, 55404 (map)

Women's Entrepreneurship Day 2019

3:00 pm | Doors Open + Social Hour

4:00 pm | Program + Panel

5:30 pm | Cocktails + Conversation


Women's Entrepreneurship Day

This year the theme is innovating towards equity in entrepreneurship.

3:00 pm | Doors Open + Social Hour

4:00 pm | Program + Panel

5:30 pm | Cocktails + Conversation

An inspiring afternoon celebrating Minnesota’s strong and diverse community of female entrepreneurs.

Women business owners impact change that inspires, uplifts and fuels the power of innovation to break down barriers and help close inequity gaps. Join us for stirring stories and encouraging perspectives that defy conventional thinking and celebrate the impact of women’s entrepreneurship in our world and in our communities. Mingle, be curious, and meet other like-minded entrepreneurial leaders.

Our Speaker Line-Up:

Junita Flowers, Founder, Junita’s Jar & Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, MN Advisory Board Member

KEYNOTE: Amy Nelson. CEO and Founder, The Riveter

Lulete Mola, VP, Community Impact, The Women’s Foundation MN

Kweilin Ellingrud - Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

PANEL: Innovating Around Equity in Entrepreneurship

  • Junita Flowers, Junita’s Jar - Moderator

  • Shawntera Hardy, Founder, PolicyGrounds Consulting; Cofounder, Fearless Commerce; and Cofounder, Civic Eagle - Panelist

  • Aneela Idnani, Co-Founder, HabitAware - Panelist

  • Neela Mollgaard, Executive Director, Launch Minnesota - Panelist

  • Elaine Rasmussen, CEO, Social Impact Strategies Group - Panelist

This is a charitable event. All proceeds benefit the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. Last year’s event generated over $11K for this effort, and we look forward to once again being able to contribute to its ongoing initiatives that invest in innovative community-led solutions to ensure equal opportunity to economic security for girls, women, and families across Minnesota.