Women Entrepreneurs: Leading women share their journeys to success

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Learn from the pros at our next Women's Entrepreneurship event on Wednesday, July 17, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. CT virtually or in person at Crosstown Concourse's Community Room in Memphis, Tennessee. You'll hear leading women in business share key moments from their entrepreneurship journeys. They'll also share resources to help you take the next step in your own innovation journey.

  • Discover avenues to commercialize and distribute your product
  • Explore packaging and distribution options for your business
  • Learn how entrepreneurs adapt their business models to fit the market

In person attendees, join us for a post-event networking session with intellectual property and small business professionals from 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT.

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(Subject to change. All times CT)

5:30-5:35 p.m. Program welcome and overview

  • Sean Wilkerson, Innovation Outreach Specialist, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

5:35-6:20 p.m. WE bring experience
Hear a discussion with women from different entrepreneurial backgrounds as they share their experiences to help others take the next steps in their journey. They'll also share the resources that helped them along the way.

6:20-6:30 p.m. Wrap-up and resources

6:30-7:30 p.m. Resources and networking session (in-person only)

Speaker biographies


Contact us 

For more information or if you have any questions or comments, please email us at We@uspto.gov

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We look forward to continuing to support women entrepreneurs and promote education around intellectual property. Please visit the Empowering Women's Entrepreneurship webpage for upcoming events, mentorship opportunities, resources, and tools available through the USPTO. 

Accessibility accommodation


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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This event is part of a series: Women's Entrepreneurship