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Mom Entrepreneurs Get Advice On How to Start Her Up
Courtesy of Momasphere.com
If an alien landed in New York and wanted to learn about entrepreneurship, it would have no trouble finding events all day, every day.
Starting with early morning Business Network International (BNI) meetings, to evening events like Start Her Up, organized by InGoodCompany(IGC), BabyBites and KiddyBites for mompreneurs, and daytime conferences like last week’s New York Entrepreneur Week (NYEW), there is no lack of programs for aspiring entrepreneurs.
I think our alien would surmise two things: 1. entrepreneurship is very popular,2. entrepreneurs are the most generous people in the world. In fact the number of times I’ve heard the words sharing, helping and generous in the last week has only been rivaled by my experience with the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators(SCBWI), whose participants are consistently encouraged to openly share information, resources and contacts.
Frankly, I had chucked that up to the fact that 95% of the SCBWI members are women, and that children’s book authors might have a slightly more generous nature. But it seems that in the entrepreneurial world, a dedication to sharing cuts across genders and markets.
Melissa Lopata, co-founder of Momasphere is a Brooklyn mom & former Marketing VP at a Fortune 500 company specializing in event planning, as well as direct & niche marketing. Her organization creates innovative evening events & programs for moms of all ages. Events are created so that moms can have some time away from their families to replenish themselves. Visit Momasphere at:www.momasphere.com or email Melissa at: email@example.com