Connect with like-minded women entrepreneurs at this one-day empowering conference.
You'll get inspired, build momentum, and expand your networks.
Date: April 24, 2019
8:00 am - registration and light refreshments
8:30 am - 3:15 pm - program
Location: Virginia Tech Southwest Center - Abingdon, 1 Partnership Circle, P.O. Box 1987, Abingdon, Virginia 24212 - Map
Keynote: Beth Nielsen Chapman
Twice Grammy-nominated Nashville based, Beth Nielsen Chapman has released thirteen solo albums and written seven #1 hits. Her songs have been featured in film and TV and as an artist Beth’s work has been diverse, from singing in nine different languages in addition to her deeply moving body of work as a singer-songwriter.
Recently inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Beth is also a breast cancer survivor and environmentalist and considers herself a creativity midwife, passionate about inspiring others to fully blossom into their creative life.
Throughout her career, Beth has been in demand as a keynote speaker and teacher of workshops on creativity, songwriting, grief, and healing through art, using a unique inspiring approach to tapping into the creative process. She has also taught at Universities internationally including the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, and the Berklee School of Music among others.
Wynonna Dove Bush - Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Martha McGlothlin Bowman - Owner, House Dressing, Bristol, Virginia
Successful regional business women share their dreams, their start-ups, potholes and successes.
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