For women currently in transition, assessing the next steps to new employment or entrepreneurial ventures.
Join us on March 3, 2010 to experience a supportive environment that helps you remain focused and motivated. Learn new ways to market yourself, enhance your time, network in the community and with your peers, and remain confident and relevant in today's marketplace.
Schedule: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month
Location: Women's Employment Network
920 Main, Ste 100, Kansas City, MO 64105
Time: 10:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Cost: $25.00/month (2 sessions in same month) or
$15.00 for single session
RSVP: Registration required for each session. Call Kellie
at 816.822.8083 x2398 or email at
Women with recent work experience of five years or more, and displaced within 18 months.
Topics for Upcoming Wednesday's Women sessions:
March 3: Mindset Matters
Denise Upah Mills, LeaderFuel Now
- Understand how your beliefs and mindset affect both your performance and your outcomes
- Understand the power of thoughts to influence/determine both your self-image and your work experience
- Discover and use tools that have an immediate impact on habits/attitudes that affect your potential
March 17: Making Yourself More Marketable
Danielle Rodenbough, Trouble At Work
- How you can apply your skill sets to make yourself attractive to a smaller company
- How to think like a small business to understand what they're looking for in an employee
- Effective words and phrases
April 7: My Plan for the Future
Denise Upah Mills, LeaderFuel Now
- Learn how to harness the power of affirmations
- Discover how to set and achieve bold goals
- Gain powerful techniques for building inner personal strength
April 21: Networking as a Core Competency
Denis Upah Mills, LeaderFuel Now
- Gain a new perspective on networking and its importance as a core competency
- Learn practical ideas and tips for purposeful networking
|Peer-2-Peer Lending Workshop
Doug Allen, CIO of Pioneer Financial Services - a division of MidCountry Bank, will explore the current marketplace of peer to peer lending.
When: February 25th, 11am-1pm
Where: Enterprise Center of Johnson County, 8527 Bluejacket
Fee: $25 (box lunch included)
|9th Annual 25 Under 25® Awards
Join host KC Small Business magazine, event sponsors, area business leaders and entrepreneurs for cocktails (cash bar), dinner, awards and an evening of live entertainment and dancing with the Dave Stephens Band, Saturday, February 27, 2010, at the Downtown Marriott in the Count Basie Room. Black tie optional.
Announcing: New Workshop
This is a one-of-a-kind event - Register TODAY before it sells out!
Proof of Concept Clinical Trials WorkshopLearn How to Maximize the Chances of Your Drug Demonstrating Benefit
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $50 (includes lunch)
Location: Enterprise Center of Johnson County
Register: Click here to register
; email email@example.com; or call 913-438-2282
Do you understand the safety, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic issues that need to be addressed and integrated before conducting a proof-of-concept clinical trial that will maximize your drugs' chances of success? Get the answewrs at this workshop.Who should attend?
Training/Learning and Development
|itsokc - (Information Technology Services of Kansas City)
is a non-profit organization of Information Technology Professionals dedicated to helping small business owners with their IT needs. itsokc
offers a free two hour consultation with an itsokc member to understand and assess your business needs. Check it out at www.itsokc.com
or call 913-689-8329.
|Workshop Date Changes
Due to speaker availability, a new workshop calendar has been created.
Peer-2-Peer Lending Workshop: Feb 25th, 11am-1pm, $25*
Customer Relationship Management Workshop: March 4th, 11am-1pm, $25*
Proof-of-Concept Clinical Trials Workshop: March 11th, 11am-1pm, $50*
Valuation of the Early Stage Company Workshop: March 18th, 11am-1pm, $50*
Twitter Bootcamp - Discover How Twitter Can Increase Your Visibility: Mar 25th, 11am-1pm, $25*
Using Video through YouTube or Vimeo to Pitch Your Company: March 30th, 11am-1pm, $25*
*All workshop fees include a box lunch
|DEMO Spring 2010
March 21-23, 2010
Palm Desert, CAwww.demo.com
Come to DEMO Spring 2010 and see the most credible early stage and market-ready products that hold the biggest promise for financial and business success.
|InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum: Where Capital Meets BIG Ideas
The 11th annual InvestMidwest is scheduled for March 24-25, 2010 and is hosted by Wells Fargo Advisors in St. Louis. More than 300 attended the 2009 InvestMidwest in Kansas City including 74 venture capital professionals. This year's event will showcase companies from throughout the Midwest in the three industry tracks of life sciences, IT/general business and cleantech/alternative energy. The luncheon speaker is nationally noted David W. Checketts, Chairman of SCP Worldwide, one of the most heralded sports, media and entertainment companies. Click here to register.
|Lack of Female Entrepreneurs:
A Societal Failure
Vivek Wadhwa recently discussed why women are so poorly represented in tech and other high-growth businesses in Boy's Club: The Dearth of Female Entrepreneurs. Read More
|University of Missouri Commits to New Business Development
MU President Gary Forsee will set aside $5 million over the next three years to help new businesses start in the state. The Enterprise Investment Program
will help launch start-up companies and move discoveries out of campus labs and into the marketplace. The first award is expected next fall. For more information, contact the UMKC Small Business Technology and Development Center at 816-235-6428 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|University of Missouri-Kansas City Hosts Forum for Employers on Health Care Reform UMKC is hosting National Health Care: A UMKC Community Conversation - The Employer Perspective. Separate health care bills have passed the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Much debate continues as Americans work through the complex issues, to discern what's in the nation's best interest and what to expect next.
UMKC invites small businesses to hear a distinguished panel of experts for non-partisan, fact-based discussions designed to simplify and present the current state of the health reform bills in Congress and potential implications for consumers, employers and health care providers.
Saturday, February 27, 2010; 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
UMKC School of Law, E.E. Thompson Courtroom
500 E. 52nd St., Kansas City, MO
For more information, visit http://www.umkc.edu/news/CommunityConversation
Contact John Austin in the UMKC Office of Public Relations: email@example.com; 816-235-5251
|One Health Initiative: Animal Health and Biomanufacturing Summit
March 3, 2010
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Johnson County Community College
Animal to Human Health Collaborations Regional Partnerships for Innovation
March 8-9, 2010
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Research and scientific discovery, economic development and partnerships throughout the region and with Canada will be explored during the summit. For more information: http://umsystem.edu/summits/