Strong female business leaders have made incredible advancements empowering women in business over the last few decades. However, there is still a long road ahead to ensure real equality and empowerment of women in business, which has been shown time and time again is the essential factor to bring success in the overall economic fabric of our communities.
This session will provide you with essential business takeaways, that you will be able to immediately apply to your business.
The session will be lead by two of San Francisco’s most admired business women, Gwen Kaplan, founder ACE Mailing, and Emily Wirowek, President San Francisco Bay Area National Association of Women Business Owners & Founder of Wirowek. They will share ‘real-world’ challenges and ‘real-life’ solutions to propel your business forward. It’s time to become A.C.Eand Take Authority, Build Community and Enable Success!
6pm: Small talk & chitchat (i.e. networking over drinks)
7pm: Talk on Empowering Women in Business with speakers Gwen Kaplan & Emily Wirowek
8pm: Audience questions, Q&A
Gwen Kaplan, Founder of Ace Mailing
Gwen Kaplan is one of the country’s foremost authorities on direct marketing. She is a successful entrepreneur, a university lecturer and an active community leader throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Ace Mailing, which Kaplan founded in 1977, is a full-service direct marketing company offering database creation, management and maintenance, creative services, graphic design, printing, email and postal mail services, fulfillment, and warehousing. Marketing theories that Kaplan has successfully used in promoting the clients of Ace Mailing earned her the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the winner of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Business Award. She is an alumna of Leadership San Francisco and Leadership California and an alumna of The Anderson School at UCLA Management Development for Entrepreneurs. She is a member of Women Presidents’ Organization, the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Council of District Merchant Associations and the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and Chair of the Small Business Advisory Council.
Emily Wirowek, Founder of Law Offices of Emily Wirowek and San Francisco Bay Area President of the National Association of Women Business Owners
Emily Wirowek is an Estate Planning Attorney. Emily works with many families and individuals to develop their unique estate plans, which range from comprehensive foundational planning to customized multi-level planning. For NAWBO, Emily has focused on empowering women in business, connecting with women owners and helping them build lasting relationships with NAWBO members. NAWBO helps educate, empower, inspire and advocate for women business owners to be better leaders in their economic, social and political spheres.
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