The Be MPowered Conference is an all-day event, aimed at providing resources, connections, knowledge and experience to help empower female founders to reach new personal heights with their business. It will explore the four “Fs” of building a business – founding, finance, funding and fast-tracking to success.
Moving ahead on the 23rd August at the Ovolo Hotel, Woolloomooloo, international and local keynotes include Greg Moshal, Prospa, Lan Snell, Macquarie University, Chris Gilbert, Equitise and Jemma Green, Power Ledger.
In conjunction with the event, the Be MPowered Pitch Competition run by Marisa Warren CEO & Founder, ELEVACAO will see 15 female founders given the opportunity to work with mentors to develop their pitch and present their businesses to a panel of industry leaders including:
- Julie Batch, Chief Customer Officer, IAG
- Andrea Culligan, partner, Deloitte
- Julia French, Founders for Founders
- Niki Scevak, Blackbird
- Elicia McDonald, investor at AirTree Ventures
- Brendan Yell, Director, Twilio SendGrid
- Peter Huynh, co-founder, Qualgro,
The winner of the pitch competition will take home a $10,000 prize. It’s an amazing opportunity to showcase products or services to key decision-makers who are actively looking for innovative solutions and ambitious founders.
Mums & Co, a leading business mums network backed by Australia’s largest general insurer IAG Limited, is co-founded by Carrie Kwan. Mums & Co’s vision is to inspire women to realise success in their businesses and their lives by creating Australia’s most connected and empowered community of mums in business.
“We are so humbled by the response we got for the conference last year and are delighted to offer business and marketing knowledge, access to leaders, and inspire our growing community of 20,000+ Australian business founders,” she said.
“Mums & Co’s mission is to help mums thrive. Our vision is to inspire women to realise success in their businesses and their lives by creating Australia’s most connected and empowered community of mums in business.”
Through providing a platform like Be MPowered we want to make sure that every female entrepreneur in Australia feels truly MPowered!”
Tickets to Be MPowered Conference presented by Mums & Co can be purchased from be-mpowered.com. Prices start from $213 – $676.50 with early bird tickets available until 15th July or sold out. The full conference Agenda will be published on 15th July.
Applications to enter the Be MPowered Pitch Competition are open till July 12. To enter visit be-mpowered.com.
Free childcare is available onsite by Crechendo for children 12 months to 6 years. Babes in arms are also welcome.