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Leadership and You: Understand Your Authentic Style to Lead and Collaborate

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the Dallas UX Leadership in kicking off this year's events with an evening workshop to build awareness of the leadership styles and how it can be used to add value to others, and influence across disciplines to build better user experiences even when others may not be obligated. Come and exchange perspectives with the community and walk away with tips to answer authentically as a leader, “how do I best add value?”

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Women Mean Business

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join ColorComm women and listen as a panel of women entrepreneurs share their personal stories about managing and scaling a business.

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DFW Data Visualization and Infographics

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Experience the introduction of Looker, an enterprise-class platform that empowers users, data analysts, and application developers to get that value from their data--from workflow integrations and custom applications to business intelligence and visualization. Looker’s application components will be reviewed and tested. 

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Weekly Group Mentoring

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grab a seat at our weekly gathering for entrepreneurs. This regular open forum is designed for founders to talk through business challenges and gain insight from their community of peers and industry experts.

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Coffee & Connect

9:30am - 10:30am

Enjoy complimentary coffee, get a tour of our space and work all day long. Experience a day of getting things done from your laptop, in our space amongst our network. 

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The Business of Brand Building

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn how personal branding directly ties to the future of your business. Listen to Dallas' top entrepreneurs explain the necessity of building a strong brand and how your personal brand impacts your company's perception. Mingle amongst our network and meet other like-minded individuals.

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Fireside Chat with Amber LaFrance

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

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Community Lecture Series

8:30pm - 10:30pm

Join the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center to discuss the intersection of child sexual abuse, child sex trafficking and domestic violence.

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Women Who Code Meetup

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come work on a project, do some exercises or tutorials, pair program, or absorb by osmosis. Beverages (i.e. coffee, water, soda) will be provided but feel free to bring something to share, or food for yourself! All levels of expertise are welcome and we strongly encourage you to ask questions, exchange ideas, talk about what you want to learn.

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Founders Live

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Founders Live is a happy hour competition where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award, but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service. So bring your friends and coworkers, grab some food and drink, get to know…

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Silicon Vikings-Startup World Cup Dallas Regional Competition

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Texas Regional Competition of Startup World Cup. The winner of the Texas Regional will compete in the Global Grand Finale in May 2020 in San Francisco against 50+ other startups from around the world for a $1 million investment prize.

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CF Lunch & Learn

11:00am - 1:30pm

Enjoy lunch on us and learn more about "How and When to Outsource" in an insightful workshop lead by Florence Lowe.

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Digital Marketing Bootcamp Dallas

6:00pm - 9:00pm

The mission of Digital Marketing Bootcamp Dallas is build an active community of service oriented learners who are dedicated to connecting, influencing, and inspiring others by sharing their passion online.

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Intro to A.I. in Dallas & Ask Me Anything

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Take this opportunity to hear from VCs, angel investors, and experienced entrepreneurs about the A.I. startup scene here in North Texas. It's also a chance for attendees to introduce themselves to speakers and ask questions about all things A.I. in Texas.

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Weekly Group Mentoring

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grab a seat at our weekly gathering for entrepreneurs. This regular open forum is designed for founders to talk through business challenges and gain insight from their community of peers and industry experts.

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Woman Owned Wednesday: My Journey to Success

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Grab your lunch and learn success strategies from women who have successfully grown their firms. They'll give you advice, share tips and allow you to ask questions.

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Founders Stories

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Take the opportunity to talk with startup founders about what it takes to start a successful company. Discuss successes, failures and the grey areas of spotlight startups with their founders.

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Texas Startup-Investor Engagement Series

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Today there are many sources of venture funding and even more startups seeking funding. Funding is moving online but it's important to stay connected to the community and share deal flow and best practices.

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Marketing Boot Camp

9:30am - 12:00pm

The LiftFund DFW Women’s Business Center and Agency Partner Interactive have teamed up to give small-business owners the hands-on, digital marketing strategies that can help attract more clients.

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Mindful Use of Technology Launch

5:30pm - 7:30pm

The culture of constant availability and instant responses makes it very difficult for people to take time to disconnect. This event focuses on raising awareness, changing behaviors and impacting culture to empower more people to create a more balanced relationship with technology.

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Startup Finances: Preparing for Fundraising

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Keith Davidson, a startup focused fractional CFO from CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen) and The DEC Network for a Lunch and Learn where we'll walk you through the following preparation steps: Determining your fundraising goalCreating or refining your business modelFinalizing your fundraising timelineCalibrating your approach with funding sourcesRefining your pitch deckMaking first contact with potential investor

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Financial Fridays: Identity Theft and Fraud

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Learn about the methods used by identity thieves to steal your information and how to protect yourself. Understand what information is at risk and red flags to watch out for with regard to common scams.

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Road to Entrepreneurship

9:00am - 1:00pm

If you’ve been thinking about doing business for yourself or launching your own company but feel stuck, this course can kick-start your entrepreneurial journey. 

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Woman Owned Wednesday: My Journey to Success

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Grab your lunch and learn success strategies from women who have successfully grown their firms. They'll give you advice, share tips and allow you to ask questions. 

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Lead Like a Lady - Leadership Breakfast for Female Entrepreneurs

9:30am - 12:30pm

Enjoy breakfast with other female entrepreneurs while you learn leadership and personal development strategies from executive coach and leadership consultant Dr. Virginia Wells. Gain insight into the key advice and tips she provides to help entrepreneurs expand their leadership capacity and drive their business to the next level of success.

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