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Latinitas Startup Chica Conference 2016

Austin Community College: Eastview Campus

3401 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78702, USA

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Event Description

This all-day event will teach girls (ages 9-18) how to develop their own entrepreneurial venture ideas from start to pitch by creating a business plan and marketing campaign with the assistance of mentors experienced in entrepreneurship, marketing, and branding. They will also hear from career presenters during lunch, which is included. The end-of-day goal is to pitch to judges from Austin's tech and startup scenes and winners will compete for a Dell tablet computer and other prizes.

Our judges:
Capital Factory Founder Joshua Baer
Bridge Partners Consulting Executive Advisor Rebecca Gonzales
Intel American, Inc. Distribution Marketing Manager Tiffany Tirres

Throughout the event, girls will also be exposed to dozens of positive role models. Some of the women entrepreneurs and business leaders who have volunteered for the event include:
  • Homads founders Vi Nguyen and Lan Chu,
  • Entrepreneurs Foundation Executive Director Leigh Christie,
  • Whole Foods Market Global Learning Management System Administrator Jessica Salinas,
  • Naturally Curly Marketing Manager Bianca Blottie,
  • Texas Demographic Center Senior Demographer Lila Valencia,
  • Dell Technologies Marketing Manager Stefanie Nelson, 
  • and many others.
Lunch will be provided at the event. Club Latinitas members can attend for free.

Thank you to our sponsors: Cirrus Logic, Fjord, Dell, Google, Austin Community College and the City of Austin Cultural Arts Department.

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Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 9:00 am –  4:00 pm