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Women's Leadership Conference - The Power of WE

Mon 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Topic: Women's Conference

While we may be individually strong. We are collectively powerful - Rakh Voria. Join us for our first annual Women's Leadership Conference - The Power of WE (Women Entrepreneurs). Did you know that Colorado was ranked as the #1 Best State for Women Entrepreneurs by FitSmallBusiness. Come celebrate this feat with us! This day is set aside to connect with Colorado Mountain women to explore each of our passions, expand your potential and collaborate on ways to share our authentic selves within our businesses, community and world! It is packed full of interactive sessions, tools for personal and professional growth, and an opportunity to connect, renew, and find inspiration in community. This is a regional state gathering in the heart of the Rocky Mountains (we have 12 of the state’s fourteeners in our valley). Registration Fee: $60.00 includes: Attendance to all events, workbook, mini trade show, contacts and links and two meals. Register today! AGENDA 8:00am Registration – Continental breakfast 8:30am Welcome and Celebrate Colorado being ranked as the #1 Best States for Women Entrepreneurs – The Power of WE 9:00am The Leadership of WE & Group Session - Jamie Billesbach, Center Director of Central Mtn SBDC 9:45am Break 10:00am Trust the Truth In the Feel of It - Jenna Pfingston, Owner of JalaBlu Yoga and teacher of Feminine Embodiment 10:45am Igniting a Culture of Potential – Yours, Mine & Ours - Delaney Keating, Managing Director StartUp Colorado 11:15am Calling Cards - Defined Practice and Break-Out Sessions - Delaney Keating 12:00pm Lunch 12:45pm Embodying Your Greatest Work - Laurie Benson, Inward Bound Women’s Leadership Coaching 1:30pm The Art of Storytelling Alongside Practical Business Skills - Catherine Yrisarri, Luca Media Collective and See Why Projects 2:15pm Break 2:30pm Marketing Authentic Creatives, Innovators, Disruptors, Dreamers, Makers, & Girl Bosses - Robin Vega, Brand and Bash 3:15pm Panel Q & A from Afternoon Presenters 3:30pm Panel of Successful Women Entrepreneurs in Our Region 4:15pm Review of Workbook Content and Resources - Jamie Billesbach 4:30pm Mini Trade Show & Business Resource Meet Up - closes at 6:00pm About Our Guest Speakers: Jenna Pfingston - Trust the Truth In the Feel of It Jenna is the owner jalaBlu Yoga and jalaBlu School of Yoga in Buena Vista, CO. Jenna is honored to hold a few certifications through Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500, YACEP, and RYS 200) and previously had an Anusara Inspired certification. Jenna is known for her many different personalities in yoga. You can witness a very strong alignment teacher or an invitation into her Embodied Mudra Flow bringing in sensuality and the essence of ‘feeling’. Currently, Jenna has been in school with the Embodied Arts based out of Australia and will embrace a highly recognized certification through, International Institute for Complementary Therapist (IICT). Jenna has already set the Embodied Portal Work in motion with workshops, series, one on one sessions, retreats, and festivals. Jenna considers herself a Master Yoga Teacher / Practitioner and Spiritual Alchemist within this wild human experience. Within the Women's Leadership Conference Jenna will focus on the Embodied Portal Work. Jenna will invite you into the portal of magnetism individually and as a team. Being receptive to our truth, creativity, and higher self . . . "Trust the Truth In the Feel of It." Delaney Keating - Igniting a Culture of Potential – Yours, Mine & Ours Currently the Managing Director at Startup Colorado; Always a Leader, Facilitator, Change Evangelist, Writer. What's at stake in the goal to catalyze entrepreneurship throughout rural Colorado and the greater U.S.? For Delaney, it's the value of human agency as it applies to innovation and business in the creation of personal and community wealth. An unwavering believer in the potential of ideas, the people behind them, and the places they create. Delaney is an executive leader tireless in influencing and cultivating unique, meaningful, and culturally-driven experiences for 10+ years. She has a proven ability to galvanize human capital ecosystems while dramatically improving operational efficiencies. Professional Skillset Includes: ● Cultural Development ● Resource Mobilization ● Creative Solutions and Outcomes ● Community Leadership Engagement ● Entrepreneurial Community Strategies ● Facilitation for group problem-solving ● Implications Wheel® Facilitator Laurie Benson - Embodying Your Greatest Work Laurie is the Founder at Inward Bound Leadership. All great journeys begin within. Now is the time for feminine leadership. This is neither male nor female, but speaks to the greater potential within us all for integration and interconnection. Inward Bound's leadership programs focus on deep self awareness work, and how we translate this new awareness into leadership and creating positive change. Laurie works with women who are curious about the role they are here to play in the world. Whether they already sit in positions as leaders of businesses and industries, or are just stepping into what leadership of themselves, and for their families, and their communities might look like, it all begins with inner awareness. She works with women, who are ready to understand how they show up in life, the impacts this has on others and the planet, and lead from a place of alignment, power, and clarity. Past Work: Director of Marketing and PR at Savory Institute and Founder of 1% For Women ~ Funding microcredit loans for women in agriculture around the world. Catherine Yrisarri - The Art of Storytelling Alongside Practical Business Skills As a journalist and storyteller, Catherine Yrisarri has worked with some of the top visionaries, organizations and companies around the world where she’s editorially and creatively crafted documentaries and international series exploring politics, climate change, conservation and most recently the faith based documentary Belief that Oprah calls “her life’s work.” Catherine has spent her career developing global media projects and crafting stories for major media outlets, brands and scientific agencies. This past year, she developed and produced the first immersive Virtual Reality series that chronicles climate change for Participant Media and Al Gore that premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. In tandem, she directed a film that chronicles the wave of emerging female politicians during the 2016 – 18 election cycle. Over the years, she helped define the creative vision for a wide range of brands, and has worked on stories in over 50 countries around the globe for top clients and media outlets such as New York Times, T Brand Studio, Netflix, National Geographic and many others. She has extensively covered environmental issues around the world from water scarcity, deforestation, climate change, and most recently the declining coral reef around the world that both won a 2018 Emmy for best documentary film and Sundance Film Festival audience award. With a basis of knowledge in ecology, climate and culture and storytelling – she consults for scientific, storytelling and cultural foundations and institutes. Robin Vega - Marketing Authentic Creatives, Innovators, Disruptors, Dreamers, Makers, & Girl Bosses Robin Vega is often referred to as a Dream Defender. She loves empowering entrepreneurs to pursue their passions and follow their arrows. Mostly, she loves watching people swing for the fences. Robin has over a decade of experience in business and marketing strategy. She’s led the launch for several successful startups, and in 2013 led the acquisition for a marketing software company she Co-Founded. This sale allowed Robin to follow her own arrow to Colorado and pursue her passion working with entrepreneurs and purpose-driven brands. She currently owns and operates Brand + Bash, a boutique creative studio headquartered in Buena Vista, Colorado where she works with business big and small across a variety of industries, helping them develop their brands and tell their stories through thoughtful design and intentional content marketing. Robin is also a partner and serves as the Director of Brand Development for Plant Aid and CAUSE+MEDIC. Professional Skillsets Include: Marketing Strategy, Branding & Business Development, Creating, Managing and Executing Special Events, Design, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Print Media and Direct Mai, Dream Defender, Self-Starter, Multi-Tasking Extraordinaire, and Entrepreneurial Spirited.

Speaker(s): For a list of speakers see above agenda

Co-Sponsor(s): StartUp Colorado, Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resorts has reduced rates on their rooms - call for pricing and mention this conference 719-395-2447 Scholarships may be available please contact for inquiries. Trade show opens at 4:30pm and closes at 6:00pm. Any questions please call 719-221-0374

Fee: $ 60.00

Scholarships may be available upon request

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