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Inspiration from a Women Entrepreneur, Bobbi Brown

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Blog

Inspiration from a Women Entrepreneur, Bobbi Brown Thank you Guardian Small Business Network for this inspirational article on empowering women and staying true to oneself:  “Bobbi Brown on empowering women and staying true to herself”...

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Summer Shebang

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Blog, Events, Featured

June 7, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Summer Shebang is Back! Come celebrate the start of summer with old friends and new at WXW’s Summer Shebang. There’s no agenda, no program – just fun, food and drinks with cool women like you. Registration includes a Happy Hour Drink ticket and a selection of tasty appetizers:  spinach/artichoke dip with chips, roasted vegetable flatbread, verde chicken flatbread, boneless chicken wings, and calamari – Yum! Revel in Michigan’s summer days with all your favorite friends and business folks. See you there! Join WXW on Thursday, June 7, from 4pm – 6pm, Happy Hour at Bar Louie in Ann Arbor.  Unwind, reconnect with friends, and network with a warm and wonderful group of women! Agenda:           4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Open mingling and networking Cost: $25.00 if you register before June 3 $30.00 if you register after June 3 (includes a Happy Hour Drink ticket and appetizers) Address:               Bar Louie, 401 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor, 48104 Thank you Courtney Boatin and Outlet Creative Group, our June Event Sponsors!...

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INVESTING IN CULTURE

Posted by on May 9, 2018 in Blog

INVESTING IN CULTURE Guest Blog Post by Josie Ann Lee I imagine like other small business owners, “culture” wasn’t at the top of my to do list when we first opened our business in 2008. Survival was rooted in the basics. We needed a team and we needed clients. It was as simple as that. What our business felt like wasn’t something keeping me up at night. When my number one goal was breaking even, I was longing for the day that I was able to get better problems. In October of 2014 that day presented itself. In truth, it had been a long and winding road leading up to our cultural tipping point. A lot of that journey was spent in equal parts of hope and denial. THE HOPE YEARS:​ In the early days of the business everything was exciting. It was exciting to be open, exciting to meet new teammates, exciting to set up the business, talk about the business, and work in the business. That energy carried us for about a year. As we continued to get deeper into the business our energy shifted from excitement to exhaustion. The business required all of me. Nearly every waking hour was spent at work, thinking about work, and...

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Female Leadership Is on the Rise

Posted by on May 3, 2018 in Blog

Female entrepreneurship is on the rise and USC Marshall’s is tracking its evolution. Check out this infographic with interesting statistics on female leadership and what the rise of women-owned business can do for our economy. Female Leadership is on the Rise – Great Article and Infographics...

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Sponsor a WXW Monthly-Event

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Blog

Want to get your business in front of more than 1240 women in the Washtenaw County area?   Then jump on this opportunity to sponsor a WXW monthly event! At only $150, it’s the BEST marketing move you can make.    Sponsor a monthly workshop and put yourself in the spotlight! This is what you get: One ticket to the monthly event. Two minutes on “stage” at the beginning of the event to talk about your business. Your business logo on all the promotional emails for the event (typically four separate messages.) Option to leave your brochures on attendees tables, and side table The fulfillment of knowing that you’ve helped to support the leading professional and personal development organization for women in Washtenaw County Contact Stacy Collick stacy@dollarbillcopying.com or Monica Gobba...

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Call for WXW Forum18 Workshop Proposals

Posted by on Mar 4, 2018 in Blog

Call for WXW Forum18 Workshop Proposals The WXW Forum18 Committee is excited to announce that we are now accepting workshop proposals, nominations, or awesome workshop ideas for:   WXW Forum 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Washtenaw Community College Call for Workshop Proposals Do you run an awesome workshop that would appeal to women in business? Do you believe that women can be positively influenced by what you can teach them? Would you like to be a facilitator and an inspiration at WXW’s Forum 2018? Call for Nominations for Workshop Facilitators Do you know someone that you would like to nominate to run a Forum18 workshop? Call for Workshop Ideas Just have a great idea for a workshop that you would like WXW to explore? YOUR CALL TO ACTION Please read the 2018 CFP Guidelines and fill out the Call for Proposals Submission Form.  If you are making a nomination or suggesting an idea, please complete the submission form with your contact information and as much information as you have about your “really cool idea”.  We can’t promise, but we’ll do our best to see if we can get it filled. Submissions Due: March 30, 2018 We are excited to hear from you! About Woman’s Exchange of Washtenaw – WXW WXW is...

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