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Hype vs Reality: Female Entrepreneurship

Monday, November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm • Organized By ZIV
300 E 39th St, Room 1-M, Kansas City, MO 64111


There is a lot of hype around being a woman entrepreneur, yet the reality can be a lot different than perceived. Join panelists as they discuss the realities of being a woman in entrepreneurship. The women panelists share the experience of navigating uncertain ventures. From starting up to cultivating growth, these female bosses have knowledge on how to succeed and how to work through the challenges.

Moderator: Linda Van Horn

Panelists include:
Cara Miller, Founder and Principal of ZIV
Lyssa Surface, Founder of LillyBit
Sherry Lumpkins of Blue Symphony
Debra Kunz, Founder of Center for Deliberate Growth®

Lindsay Lovejoy
(618) 975-8945
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Plexpod Westport Commons
300 E 39th St
Room 1-M
Kansas City, MO 64111
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