30 W Pershing Rd
In the first ever joint event between GenKC, Athena League and Twenty30CEO, you will get a chance to meet some of the top connectors in Kansas City, New York and Silicon Valley. In addition to meeting the speakers, you will have a chance to network with some of the best and brightest women who mean business, 20s/30s entrepreneurs, and innovative professionals in KC.
Unlike some events where the speakers leave immediately after, all four panelist will be available before and after the program to give you a chance to get to know them beyond just a handshake and a card. These are the people that know everyone you can imagine. If you build a relationship with them, they can introduce you to the exact people you need to meet to further your career, get amazing mentorship or scale your business.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
Learn advanced networking techniques used by extremely successful entrepreneurs and executives
Hear how four superconnectors were able to turn networking into the positions and businesses they love
Find out how to build relationships with high profile influencers and potential mentors
Get to know people who can connect you with the exact mentors & advisors you need to catapult your career
Denise Kruse, CEO of AdamsGabbert, former executive at Right Management, PSG, Spherion, and Norrell Services. Has lead divisions in companies with over $5.5 Billion in annual sales throughout her career.
Jennifer Shaw, founder of Bella Minds and NewYorkTechWomen, a member of the prestigious New York Tech Leadership Council, and a widely recognized New York superconnector.
Lesa Mitchell, founder of Networks for Scale, former Vice President of Innovation at the Kauffman Foundation and former executive at Marion Labs, Aventis & Quintiles. Currently advises or sits on boards ranging from global venture capital groups to international non-profits.
Nnena Ukuku, Silicon Valley entrepreneurship attorney and super-connector, Nnena is the founder of the national group Black Founders and is one of Forbes 2012 Women Who Are Changing The World.
(Moderator) Eze Redwood, President of Twenty30CEO and restauranteer. By age 25 Eze was already the chair of an internal think tank at a multi-national investment bank, and sat on 5 non-profit boards of directors.
Magazine-style photoshoot for attendees to use as headshots and profile pics
Wings & cocktails provided by the award-winning gourmet wingery Wings Cafe
Eight contest winners will get a chance to hangout with the speakers at the after-event dinner
Additional winners will get a chance to have breakfast or coffee with executives & influencers in the city
FOR MORE EVENT & SPEAKER INFO YOU CAN VISIT HTTP://NETWORKINGKC.ORG