HERstory in the Making | NAWBO

Thursday, March 25, 2021 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

 

Thursday, March 25, 2021
4:00-9:00pm GMT International Time zone

8:00am-1:00pm PT / 10:00am-3:00pm CT / 11:00am-4:00pm ET
 

NAWBO is hosting this free virtual summit for women powering big dreams.  
HERstory in the Making will be held on Zoom to allow you to connect and grow with women busines owners from around the world.

Historically, the NAWBO International Task Force has deployed delegations of members to different parts of the world as part of NAWBO’s commitment to contribute to a strong global community of female entrepreneurs. This year for Women’s History Month, we want to shine the spotlight on the rapidly growing world of female entrepreneurs, showcase their diverse perspectives and learn what they are experiencing in their unique communities.   During the event we will hear from leaders of international organizations and participate in roundtables to discuss ways we can support each other - in life and business - and build stronger international alliances.

**** Please complete this short survey here so we can provide the best experience possible for you. We want to be sure each breakout has enough space to accommodate attendees:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HerStory2021 

 

Lucero Cabrales Garcia
President of AMEXME
Cristina Morales Heaney
National Chair of NAWBO
Irene Natividad
President of Global
Summit of Women
Marie-Christine Oghly
World President of FCEM
Jeanette Armbrust
Past National Chair of NAWBO
(Moderator)

 

Event Agenda

11:00 - 12:30 pm ET               State of Global WBO’s: Panel Discussion

After a year of the pandemic, we recognize women around the globe have experienced significant loss – businesses struggled, wide-spread joblessness, ill family members, and restrictions to gathering.  Now out of this hardship, women are developing strength, resiliency and creating new opportunities for themselves.  In this session, leaders from international women’s organizations will discuss the emerging economic landscape for women business owners.  We will hear stories of how women worldwide are adapting and will ultimately thrive in the “new normal.”

Key takeaways:

  • How economic stability and business opportunities have changed for women since the start of the pandemic

  • What do female entrepreneurs need now, and how can we develop a thriving international support network

  • How international WBOs are adapting to grow their businesses and what will be the lasting effects

Presented by:

  • Lucero Cabrales Garcia, AMEXME President
  • Cristina Morales Heaney, NAWBO National Chair
  • Irene Natividad, Global Summit of Women President
  • Marie Christine Oghly, FCEM World President
  • ​Moderator:  Jeanette Armbrust, Past NAWBO National Chair

12:30 - 1:00pm ET                  30-minute Break

1:00 - 2:20 pm ET                   Doing Business Internationally: Hosted Roundtables

1.How do I get started doing business internationally and why should I? 

2.What are the communication and cultural differences I should know?

3.Why should I expand to international countries if I have a service-based business? 

4. How can virtual tools and networks nurture my mental health during the pandemic?
 

2:20 - 2:30 pm ET                   Quick 10-minute Break

2:30 - 3:50 pm ET                   The World Connects: Meet & Greet / Speed Networking

3:50 – 4:00 ET                         Closing Remarks from NAWBO Leadership
 

Upcoming Events

NAWBO Chicago - Chicago Connects
August 16, 2022 - 8:30am

How To Make Tough Decisions In Business And In Life With Confidence: Using The Science Of Decision...

August Member Breakfast
August 18, 2022 - 8:00am

Join us for our Monthly Breakfast! Thursday, August 18th8:00 am - 9:00 am   All new and...

CREATING CONFIDENCE WHEN YOU'RE...
August 18, 2022 - 11:00am

Leading yourself and others can be difficult even before factoring in a pandemic, staffing...

Poolside Happy Hour
August 18, 2022 - 4:00pm

Please join your NAWBO sisters on Thursday, August 18th for a fun Poolside Party 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM...

NAWBO Chicago - North/Wisconsin Connects
August 23, 2022 - 8:30am

Join NAWBO Chicago's North/Wisconsin Connects for their hybrid August meeting. The in-person...

NAWBO Southern Nevada - August 2022...
August 23, 2022 - 11:30am

Please join NAWBO SNV for our August Luncheon Meeting - Michelle "Mace" Curran, U.S. Air Force...

NAWBO Chicago - West/South Connects
August 25, 2022 - 8:30am

Join NAWBO Chicago's West/South Connects for their August meeting where former Chair, Laura Barker...

NN PHX Virtual: Summer Air Conditioning...
August 25, 2022 - 11:30am

During our brutal Arizona summers, air conditioning is not optional. In 2020, Arizona had 144 days...

NAWBO-DFW: September Virtual Breakfast...
September 2, 2022 - 9:00am

Registration is open for the Friday, September 2nd, 9 AM virtual breakfast with President Teresa...

September Member Breakfast
September 15, 2022 - 8:00am

Join us for our Monthly Breakfast! Thursday, September 15th8:00 am - 9:00 am   All new and...

NAWBO Chicago - Chicago Connects
September 20, 2022 - 8:30am

NAWBO Chicago - West/South Connects
September 22, 2022 - 8:30am

Presentation By Diane Yetter. More Information Coming Soon!

NAWBO Chicago - North/Wisconsin Connects
September 27, 2022 - 8:30am

Skills + Thrills: Cultural Learning...
October 4, 2022 - 4:00pm

Join chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard for this unique cultural learning experience to learn how to...

2022 National Women's Business...
October 9, 2022 (All day)

NAWBO San Diego's 2022 BRAVA!...
October 12, 2022 - 5:00pm

Calling For Nominations! The San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Women Business...

October Member Breakfast
October 20, 2022 - 8:00am

Join us for our Monthly Breakfast! Thursday, October 20th8:00 am - 9:00 am   All new and...

2022 NAWBO NextGen Forum
October 25, 2022 - 4:00pm

Who is our NAWBO NextGen Community?  As a recent university or community college graduate or...

NAWBO Chicago - West/South Connects
October 27, 2022 - 8:30am

Join NAWBO Chicago's West/South Connects for their October meeting where member and group co-leader...