ForoMET DC Celebrates International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day


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ForoMET DC Celebrates International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

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Washington, D.C. - MET Community, an international organization dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs through mentorship, training and networking and IE Business School, will host ForoMET DC on Wednesday, November 16th, in honor of International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is partnering with Met Community to host the event at its headquarters in Logan Circle.


MET Community is an international, non-profit organization that promotes and supports sustainable, responsible and innovative entrepreneurship among women through training, mentorship and networking. MET’s “ForuMET” event series promotes female entrepreneurship and social innovation, convenes women to hear from national and international speakers and provides visibility to MET Community mentees.


Panelists include:


Patricia Funegra, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, La Cocina VA

Valle Guerrero, Business Manager, Ines Rosales USA

Jeni Klugman, Research Professor and Fellow, Harvard University

Katherine Lucey, Founder and CEO, Solar Sister

Deise Leobet, Director International Business Development, IE Business School

Lindsey Mask, Founder and CEO, Ladies America

Jane Mosbacher Morris, Founder and CEO, To The Market

Natalia Olson-Urtecho, SBA Regional Administrator, U.S Federal Government

Margo Thomas, Chief of Secretariat, UN Women


Moderators include:


Sherrie Bakshi, MET Community

Angelo Dell’Atti, Global Head, Corporate Finance, IFC - World Bank Group

Stephen Halloway, Chairman, Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute

Jean Schlinder, MET Community


To learn more about the seminar, click here.


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