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"Is your dream to open a Storefront? Need help securing funding and signing a commercial lease? Join WE NYC & the Queens Chamber of Commerce for the first event in our new Storefront Series!


During this bilingual event, successful women entrepreneurs in the beauty and retail industries will share the information and guidance needed to start, fund, and grow storefront business. This event will include talks with experts, an open forum, mentor sessions, and a funding workshop.

Speakers will include the following WE Connect Mentors:

Karen Mitchell, founder and CEO of True Indian Hair, a hair company that provides its diverse clientele with healthy, luxurious, 100% virgin cuticle hair culled directly from donors in East Indian Temples and Brazil.

Parisa Wang, founder and CEO of PARISA WANG, a handbag brand that is notable for its iconic bracelet bag with signature ring buckle, gathering national attention on WWD, Vogue, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan, among numerous other publications.

Krista Barnett, founder and CEO of BootBand, a company that produces and sells the only removable boot expander in the world.

Bertha Jimenez, co-founder of RISE, a food-tech startup that uses its patent-pending process and technology to convert organic byproducts into consumable foods.

Corrinne Graham, founder and CEO of GRAHAM International Consulting and Research Inc., a business that provides consultation and research services for organizations and government entities to create and expand to new and existing markets

*Refreshments will be provided on a first come first serve basis."

Open to the public - Complimentary Admission

¿Sueñas con abrir tu propio negocio? ¿Necesitas ayuda para financiarlo y para firmar un contrato de alquiler comercial? Únete a WE NYC y a la Cámara de Comercio de Queens para participar en un evento bilingüe especialmente diseñado para tí!

Este evento será bilingüe (en español y en inglés).

Tendrás la oportunidad de hablar con mujeres emprendedoras que han obtenido muchísimo éxito en sus respectivas industrias. Ellas compartirán sus conocimientos y te podrán orientar para que puedas empezar, financiar y expandir tu tienda. Las actividades del día incluirán charlas con expertas, sesiones de mentoría interactivas, un taller de financiamiento y una feria de recursos.

Las sesiones de mentoría serán lideradas por las siguientes mentoras de WE Connect:

En inglés:

En español:

*Se ofrecerán refrigerios hasta agotar existencias.


Aug 7, 2019

10 AM - 5 PM

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72-11 Roosevelt Avenue
Jackson Heights, Queens, 11377

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