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Milwaukee Women’s Entrepreneurship Week to Return Virtually in November

Increased sponsorship and attendance spurs growth for female-led event in 2020

By - Oct 30th, 2020 08:46 am

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Oct. 26, 2020) – Milwaukee Women’s Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) will virtually return between November 11-20, 2020 following the event’s success in 2019. With no limits on the number of attendees, these events offer the support that small businesses need as they navigate this changing landscape.

With events created to help women business owners connect, learn and grow their initiatives, Women’s Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) offers female-led events, panels, discussions and virtual networking opportunities. With a list of 23 sponsors, this event offers large corporations and small businesses alike the chance to support female innovation.

“This year, Women’s Entrepreneurship Week will give women every tool they need to start or grow a business and develop themselves professionally,” said Jackie Hermes, co-founder of WEW and CEO of Accelity. “We hosted nearly 3,000 women in 2019, and by taking the event online, we can reach even more. The events will be packed with forward-looking perspectives and meaningful discussions about the future of entrepreneurship in our city.”

Women’s Entrepreneurship Week also gives companies the opportunity to support women-owned business. “We think this event is spot on for this time and place in the continued evolution of our diverse workforce in Southeastern Wisconsin,” said Terry Rowinski, CEO of Health Payment Systems. “Women’s Entrepreneurship Week aligns directly with our core values: taking care of our fellow humans and developing diverse talent to lead the next generation.”

The week is organized by Jenny Weeden, Christina Haidemenos and Jackie Hermes. Learn more about Women’s Entrepreneurship Week and how your organization can get involved at www.wewmke.com.

About Women’s Entrepreneurship Week Women’s Entrepreneurship Week is a series of events that brings together women and their allies in Southeastern Wisconsin to network, collaborate and win together. The week will be held May 11-16, 2020, in various locations across Milwaukee, Wisconsin. More information is available at www.wewmke.com.

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