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Michele Fritz on Handwriting Her Own Business

By Sarah Bagley | September 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Michele Fritz on Handwriting Her Own Business

Michele Fritz of Meant to be Calligraphy spoke to our group at Kendra Scott in Mosaic at our June 2018 meeting. Everyone loved hearing Michele’s journey from journalist to calligrapher. Michele shared her inspiring story of overcoming doubt (and some skepticism from others) to establish herself as the premier handlettering expert in the D.C. area.

Everyone loved hearing Michele’s advice on creating a schedule for yourself as an entrepreneur, self-care, trying new things, putting herself out there, and more.

Thank you to Kendra Scott in Mosaic District for hosting, and thank you to Sweetgreen for providing salads!

Michele Fritz on Handwriting Her Own Business

By Sarah Bagley | September 3, 2018

Michele Fritz of Meant to be Calligraphy spoke to our group at Kendra Scott in Mosaic at our June 2018 meeting. Everyone loved hearing Michele’s journey from journalist to calligrapher. Michele shared her inspiring story of overcoming doubt (and some skepticism from others) to establish herself as the premier handlettering expert in the D.C. area.…

Sheila Murphy on Entrepreneurship and Creating FlexForce

By Sarah Bagley | September 3, 2018

For our May meeting, the Vienna-Tysons AWE chapter met at J.Jill in Tysons Corner to hear from entrepreneur Sheila Murphy of FlexForce Professionals. At our meeting Sheila spoke about how she came to create FlexForce along with her two fellow business partners, how they grew their business, and the ups and downs of owning their…

Staying Current in the Retail Space and the Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship with Kelly Thompson

By Sarah Bagley | April 24, 2018

Kelly Thompson is the woman behind the popular local boutique, the Stylish Patina. At our meeting, Kelly shared her entrepreneurship journey and how she went from corporate American to painting furniture in her home and selling it online to opening the Stylish Patina. As a mom of three, Kelly also shared how she manages two…

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Wednesday, September 26 from 6 PM - 8 PM
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1751 Pinnacle Dr #600, McLean, VA 22102

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Phoebe McPherson is a blogger and social media manager living in D.C. (and soon to be San Francisco!). She writes at Honestly, Though where she shares vegan food finds, travel, lifestyle content, personal narratives, and more. Phoebe also works with companies and individuals on their social media strategy. At our meeting Phoebe will share her tips, strategies, and advice on all things social media. Bring your questions!

The secret sauce to any entrepreneur is her connections. Bring a friend! Or two!

Drinks and food will be served. Bring your business cards for networking.

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Small Business Issues with Venable, LLP

Wednesday, October 24 from 6 PM - 8 PM
Venable in Tysons Corner

8010 Towers Crescent Plaza #300, Vienna, VA 22182

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A small business owners, legal issues come up frequently. In this panel discussion with attorneys at the Tysons Corner law firm, Venable, we will hear from several female attorneys on several issues, such as trademarks, contracts, leases, hiring and firing, and creating harmony between work and life.

The secret sauce to any entrepreneur is her connections. Bring a friend! Or two!

Drinks and food will be served. Bring your business cards for networking.

Buy tickets here.

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