Don’t miss special guest U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the final installment of the 2021 Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium (WES), “Lessons from successful innovative women,” coming Wednesday, March 31, from noon to 1:30 p.m. ET. Take this opportunity to hear from a trailblazing modern leader and learn from women entrepreneurs about launching a business, overcoming challenges, and the vital role of intellectual property (IP) protection. Register for this program.
Attendees will learn about:
* How a passion for creativity can drive a successful startup
* Identifying a market segment for sales and growth
* Best practices and successful habits in today’s changing business climate
Welcome and introduction
Drew Hirshfeld, performing the functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Dr. Lisa Cook
Professor in the Department of Economics and in International Relations at Michigan State University
Edison Research Fellow, Office of the Chief Economist, USPTO
Janeya Griffin, Founder and CEO, The Commercializer
Rea Huntley, Founder and CEO, Lavii INC
Sarah Gibson Tuttle, Founder and CEO, Olive & June
The WES offered engaging, expert panels on Wednesdays throughout Women’s History Month. Recordings are posted as they become available; check the WES program page for updates.
The WES is presented by the USPTO’s Office of Innovation Outreach.