The event will include open networking and a fireside chat with Shana Schlossberg, interviewed by Cynthia Dokas Whipple.
Founder and CEO of Upward Hartford, Shana Schlossberg, will share her experience as a female serial entrepreneur. Find out why Hartford was the city of choice for her most recent venture and learn why she is so passionate about supporting the city’s startup community.
The mission of She Means Business is to fill the room with strong female entrepreneurs willing to
- Break down networking boundaries to set in motion a movement for Hartford’s women in business
- Build powerful relationships
- Prioritize one another’s success
- Set an example for the next generation of Hartford’s young women
Shana Schlossberg has 16 years of experience directing a broad range of technology initiatives in the internet, media, telecom, and emergency services industries. She founded EZBZ in 2011, with the goal of creating an efficient and fair platform which uses innovative technology to connect consumers and local businesses in real time. Shana frequently mentors startups and entrepreneurs, guiding them through the process and helping them build the best business possible. In 2015, Shana was honored in the White House by the Sustainable Business Council for her work in sustainable enterprises and for supporting local businesses.
Cynthia Dokas Whipple received a BA from Trinity College in 1988 and her JD from New York Law School in 1991. She is currently the Director of Graduate Support and Admissions at Covenant Prep School in Hartford, as well as a private educational consultant at SuccessPrep Partners. Cynthia is the co-author of Merrilee Mannerly, a children’s book that was adapted into a musical. She is also a producer for The Conversation: Stories that Matter, a conversation series focusing on mother loss. Cynthia’s strong writing background as both an attorney and creative writer has helped her in his various pursuits as a litigator, a children’s book author, and an educational consultant.
Wine, Beer, and Refreshments will be served. Register to attend.