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Nonprofit Speaker Series: Session 1 – Risk Management

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Communities Foundation of Texas, and the State Fair of Texas, are excited to present a 6-part Nonprofit Speaker Series, presented by Weaver. Session 1 Learning Objective: How do you understand your potential risk and what are the steps you take to mitigate risk as an enterprise?

The Working Moms Crisis + What Employers Can Do

COVID-19 has exacerbated inequities, structural gaps, and the already-heavy load on working mothers. Working women—particularly women of color—face the highest unemployment rates and those who have maintained their positions are struggling to juggle childcare, remote learning, and the stress of ‘doing it all’ while keeping their family safe. Join D CEO for a timely, pressing conversation on what employers can do to implement policies immediately to retain their working parents talent before it\’s too late.

Austin/San Antonio Founders First Challenge Pitch Day & Virtual Networking Event

Reserve your spot for the Founders First Winter 2021 Challenge Virtual Pitch Day. Eight talented founders will be presenting their plans to our VIP panel for growing their small businesses as part of their graduation for our 60-Day, Mini-Accelerator Program. First Place, Second Place, Third Place, and Audience Choice Award winners will qualify for up to $7,500 in cash and service awards. Join investors, entrepreneurs, and the Founders First team!

Starting from the Ground Up: Outsourcing for First-Time Founders

Today more than ever it’s possible to outsource nearly every aspect of a starting a startup: from building a website, to designing a logo to crafting a business plan, to handling your finances – all so you can focus on the things that you should not outsource, things that make your startup unique and that put your strengths to best use, giving you the crucial “unfair advantage” that it actually takes to win. Join StartOut as they chat with three experts, each of whom has mastered the art of outsourcing. Find out what you should outsource (and how), what you should not (and why), and see for yourself how many arms these three outsource masters really have between them.

The Pitch presented by AT&T

Social innovation in North Texas starts with a pitch. Join United Way of Metropolitan Dallas for a night of big ideas and game-changing investments. Five social entrepreneurs will pitch their solutions to strengthen education, income and health in our community—and compete for $250,000 in funding. It’s a (virtual) event you don’t want to miss!

StartOut Presents Early Stage Fundraising AMA

For a founder trying to raise funding, sometimes it seems like the whole process is just a knotted mess of confusion. Wouldn\’t it be nice to have a room full of qualified investors to simply answer your questions and help untangle the process? Come to StartOut\’s Early Stage Fundraising AMA for just that opportunity. We\’ve assembled a group of today\’s leading investors who understand the value of diversity and inclusion and are willing to answer your most pressing questions. Questions will be answered during the event, no need to submit in advance, so bring them with you.

Trending Thursdays: Prospecting for the Gold – LinkedIn Marketing

Every 4th Thursday the Veteran Women\’s Enterprise Center will host a Facebook Live Trending Thursdays event. April’s session will focus on Prospecting for the Gold: LinkedIn Marketing. Join us to learn how to turn your sales efforts into a gold rush for your business! With an engaging presentation by our experts Narcisse “Nikki” Taplin is an Executive of the Old Grumpy Radio Network and the Lead Trainer for the Prosperous Divas Workshops and Ronnie G. Bassett is an Executive of the Old Grumpy Radio Network and Senior Media Producer.

Women Warriors Winning the Business Battle | Social Entrepreneurship: Learn from Leading Ladies in the Social Sector

This month we bring you the long overdue session on social entrepreneurship. Join our distinguished leading ladies Lauren Edwards, Executive Director, SEA Change; Suzanne Smith, Founder & CEO of Social Impact Architects; and Eva Szalkai Csaky, PhD MSF, Executive Director, Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity. Prepare for an engaging conversation presented by the Veteran Women\’s Enterprise Center. Wellness Wednesday now a component of every Women Warriors Winning the Business Battle – Join our featured wellness consultant Camille Wright, Health & Financial Services, Wright Fit Coaching