SheHive DC: June 22nd – 25th 2017

The SheHive train came to Washington DC as part of a North America Tour! Check out the fun we had below and join our community to stay up to date on our next SheHive destinations.

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Thursday June 22
Thursday June 22
Registration Opens

Registration doors open. Come #MotherlandMogul ready

Business Development Workshop
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Business development is one of the most important functions for a growing startup yet many don't know how to do it effectively and efficiently. The SLA business development workshop is designed to help startups - Identify new partnerships - Identify new revenue opportunity - Develop tools and processes to execute a structured plan This proprietary business development training was developed in-house by SLA's team of business experts and is delivered by an official SLA trainer. Please note that this session is limited to 15 participants only. You must buy an All-Access pass to attend this workshop.

Business development is one of the most important functions for a growing startup yet many don't know how to do it effectively and efficiently. The SLA business development workshop is designed to help startups - Identify new partnerships - Identify new revenue opportunity - Develop tools and processes to execute a structured plan This proprietary business development training was developed in-house by SLA's team of business experts and is delivered by an official SLA trainer. Please note that this session is limited to 15 participants only. You must buy an All-Access pass to attend this workshop.

Friday June 23
Friday June 23
Registration Opens

Registration doors open. Come #MotherlandMogul ready

Social media marketing workshop
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Over the past few years, the SLA team has mastered the art of growing our social media community with no marketing or PR spend. We're excited to share all that juicy knowledge with you and have created a social media marketing training course that is purpose fit for women like you. This proprietary business development training was developed in-house by SLA's team of business experts and is delivered by an official SLA trainer. Please note that this session is limited to 15 participants only. You must buy an All-Access pass to attend this workshop.

Over the past few years, the SLA team has mastered the art of growing our social media community with no marketing or PR spend. We're excited to share all that juicy knowledge with you and have created a social media marketing training course that is purpose fit for women like you. This proprietary business development training was developed in-house by SLA's team of business experts and is delivered by an official SLA trainer. Please note that this session is limited to 15 participants only. You must buy an All-Access pass to attend this workshop.

Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Investor Readiness Workshop
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Everyone's tryna get an investor but do you actually know how to make sure you have a compelling pitch? Our investor readiness session will teach you exactly what you need to do to get investors excited and get you started on your journey to IPO, $$$s and world domination.

Everyone's tryna get an investor but do you actually know how to make sure you have a compelling pitch? Our investor readiness session will teach you exactly what you need to do to get investors excited and get you started on your journey to IPO, $$$s and world domination.

Saturday June 24
Saturday June 24
Registration Opens

Registration doors open. Come #MotherlandMogul ready

Introduction and team building excercises
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We're all about building a community of engaged, ambitious and supportive African women. Yet we know that sometimes it's a little bit awkward when you show up to a conference and know nobody. We kick off each day at the SheHive with team building and networking exercises to help you break the ice and make new friends. Expect rap battles, dance contests and fun for dayz. These sessions are a great way for you to connect with your fellow #MotherlandMoguls and start building relationships that could take you, your business or your career to the next level.

We're all about building a community of engaged, ambitious and supportive African women. Yet we know that sometimes it's a little bit awkward when you show up to a conference and know nobody. We kick off each day at the SheHive with team building and networking exercises to help you break the ice and make new friends. Expect rap battles, dance contests and fun for dayz. These sessions are a great way for you to connect with your fellow #MotherlandMoguls and start building relationships that could take you, your business or your career to the next level.

Disrupting the $121 Billion Skin Care Industry From My Kitchen with Funlayo Alabi (Founder, Shea Radiance)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Funlayo Alabi (Founder, Shea Radiance) This Power Mom Disrupted the $121 Billion Skin Care Industry From Her Kitchen Funlayo Alabi needed a natural, effective solution for her son's eczema, so she turned to a tried-and-true West African remedy, shea butter. Seven years later, she is running a multi-million dollar skin care company. Can I get a #GOALS ?????

Funlayo Alabi (Founder, Shea Radiance) This Power Mom Disrupted the $121 Billion Skin Care Industry From Her Kitchen Funlayo Alabi needed a natural, effective solution for her son's eczema, so she turned to a tried-and-true West African remedy, shea butter. Seven years later, she is running a multi-million dollar skin care company. Can I get a #GOALS ?????

Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Building Winning Partnerships with Afua Osei
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Panel: Having An Impact with Rahama Wright ( Founder, Shea Yeleen), Sheri Munis (Executive Director, NewWave Foundation) and Stephanie Kimou (Founder, Population Works Africa)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
These three incredible power ladies are doing their thing, making money and most importantly GIVING BACK. You'll hear from Rahama Wright, Founder and CEO of Shea Yeleen Health and Beauty a social impact company she created after serving in the Peace Corps. The DC-based enterprise develops shea butter creams, balms, and soaps that create living wage jobs for women in Ghana. Shea Yeleen products are currently distributed through select Whole Foods Markets, independent natural grocery stores, and MGM Resorts International. The products have been featured in a variety of media outlets including O, The Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and CNBC Africa................................Stephanie Kimou (Founder, Population Works Africa) has over 7 years of international development experience working with organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID. Stephanie Kimou is an Ivorian-American international development professional based in Washington, DC. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Population Works Africa, a consulting firm working on the reproductive health of young women across sub-Saharan Africa.........................................................And Sheri Munis, Executive Director of NewWave Foundation who's mission is to enrich lives with hope and dignity by providing global access to healthcare and education.

These three incredible power ladies are doing their thing, making money and most importantly GIVING BACK. You'll hear from Rahama Wright, Founder and CEO of Shea Yeleen Health and Beauty a social impact company she created after serving in the Peace Corps. The DC-based enterprise develops shea butter creams, balms, and soaps that create living wage jobs for women in Ghana. Shea Yeleen products are currently distributed through select Whole Foods Markets, independent natural grocery stores, and MGM Resorts International. The products have been featured in a variety of media outlets including O, The Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and CNBC Africa................................Stephanie Kimou (Founder, Population Works Africa) has over 7 years of international development experience working with organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID. Stephanie Kimou is an Ivorian-American international development professional based in Washington, DC. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Population Works Africa, a consulting firm working on the reproductive health of young women across sub-Saharan Africa.........................................................And Sheri Munis, Executive Director of NewWave Foundation who's mission is to enrich lives with hope and dignity by providing global access to healthcare and education.

Break

Because sometimes when you sit for too long your booty gets sore. Take a break, stretch your legs, get some nibbles.

Building Your Personal Brand
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
We all know PR is critical to establishing and growing our businesses, but do we know how to build our brand and personal profile so that it shines above the rest?

We all know PR is critical to establishing and growing our businesses, but do we know how to build our brand and personal profile so that it shines above the rest?

Building Your Personal Brand
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
We all know PR is critical to establishing and growing our businesses, but do we know how to build our brand and personal profile so that it shines above the rest?

We all know PR is critical to establishing and growing our businesses, but do we know how to build our brand and personal profile so that it shines above the rest?

Speed Networking and Cocktails
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
After a long day of plotting world domination and #MotherlandMogul power, we're gonna wind down with some structured speed networking. This speed networking is not a joke. Ladies have found investors, clients and even business partners at our SheHive networking sessions. Saturday evenings at the Hive will end in full turn up fashion with cocktails speed networking with your fellow boss ladies as well as the chance to win prizes!

After a long day of plotting world domination and #MotherlandMogul power, we're gonna wind down with some structured speed networking. This speed networking is not a joke. Ladies have found investors, clients and even business partners at our SheHive networking sessions. Saturday evenings at the Hive will end in full turn up fashion with cocktails speed networking with your fellow boss ladies as well as the chance to win prizes!

Sunday June 25
Sunday June 25
Registration Opens

Registration doors open. Come #MotherlandMogul ready

Introduction and team building excercises
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We're all about building a community of engaged, ambitious and supportive African women. Yet we know that sometimes it's a little bit awkward when you show up to a conference and know nobody. We kick off each day at the SheHive with team building and networking exercises to help you break the ice and make new friends. Expect rap battles, dance contests and fun for dayz. These sessions are a great way for you to connect with your fellow #MotherlandMoguls and start building relationships that could take you, your business or your career to the next level.

We're all about building a community of engaged, ambitious and supportive African women. Yet we know that sometimes it's a little bit awkward when you show up to a conference and know nobody. We kick off each day at the SheHive with team building and networking exercises to help you break the ice and make new friends. Expect rap battles, dance contests and fun for dayz. These sessions are a great way for you to connect with your fellow #MotherlandMoguls and start building relationships that could take you, your business or your career to the next level.

Building A Media Mogul Career with Denise Horn (Head of Corporate Communications, Turner Broadcasting)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Denise Horn (Head of Corporate Communications, Turner Broadcasting) Since graduating from the university of Chicago with an MA in Public Policy, Denise Horn has led an exciting and highly successful career in communication, press and media. She's worked for the likes of CNN, NBC and Facebook and more recently on Hilary Clinton's campaign as Director of African American Press. She's now the head of corporate communications at Turner Broadcasting (media company that owns CNN, TBS, Cartoon Network). Denise knows a thing or two about building an illustrious media mogul career! This is a MUST ATTEND session.

Denise Horn (Head of Corporate Communications, Turner Broadcasting) Since graduating from the university of Chicago with an MA in Public Policy, Denise Horn has led an exciting and highly successful career in communication, press and media. She's worked for the likes of CNN, NBC and Facebook and more recently on Hilary Clinton's campaign as Director of African American Press. She's now the head of corporate communications at Turner Broadcasting (media company that owns CNN, TBS, Cartoon Network). Denise knows a thing or two about building an illustrious media mogul career! This is a MUST ATTEND session.

Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Negotiating For What You Want with Nicole Lamb-Hale (MD, Kroll & Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing and Services, U.S. Department of Commerce)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale is a Managing Director in Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice, based in the Washington, D.C. office. Nicole has more than two decades of executive-level experience and a unique viewpoint on global commercial and compliance matters from her extensive service in both the public and private sectors. In addition to serving as an Assistant Secretary and Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she led numerous international trade missions, Nicole has built a distinguished career as a strategic advisor and practicing attorney with top-tier international U.S. advisory and law firms. Research suggests that women often shy away from negotiating and advocating for themselves due to the fear of coming across as arrogant, presumptuous or antagonising. With more than 20 years of professional experience traversing the private and public sectors globally, Nicole's masterclass will teach you the do's and don'ts of strategic negotiation and advocacy.

Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale is a Managing Director in Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice, based in the Washington, D.C. office. Nicole has more than two decades of executive-level experience and a unique viewpoint on global commercial and compliance matters from her extensive service in both the public and private sectors. In addition to serving as an Assistant Secretary and Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she led numerous international trade missions, Nicole has built a distinguished career as a strategic advisor and practicing attorney with top-tier international U.S. advisory and law firms. Research suggests that women often shy away from negotiating and advocating for themselves due to the fear of coming across as arrogant, presumptuous or antagonising. With more than 20 years of professional experience traversing the private and public sectors globally, Nicole's masterclass will teach you the do's and don'ts of strategic negotiation and advocacy.

Managing Your Damn Money with Malcolm Etheridge (Co-Founder, Manage Your Damn Money)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
With attitude, urgency and creative flare, Manage Your Damn Money inspire their members/followers to improve personal finances and better understand the fiscal world. Their goal is to inspire the day-to-day conversations we have about money, and to do so in a way that connects bullet-point financial advice to your everyday lives. Get ready to save and invest your cash like a B0$$.

With attitude, urgency and creative flare, Manage Your Damn Money inspire their members/followers to improve personal finances and better understand the fiscal world. Their goal is to inspire the day-to-day conversations we have about money, and to do so in a way that connects bullet-point financial advice to your everyday lives. Get ready to save and invest your cash like a B0$$.

Break

Because sometimes when you sit for too long your booty gets sore. Take a break, stretch your legs, get some nibbles.

Bringing African Concepts Into The US Market with Maame Boakye, Nana Ama Afari-Dwamena & Nina Oruro (Co-Founders, Dine Diaspora)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Dine Diaspora (@dinediaspora) is the brainchild of Maame Boakye (@maame_b), Nana Ama Afari-Dwamena (@S_afari), and Nina Oduro (@ninaoduro) and is a contemporary lifestyle and events company that creates dynamic experiences around food, culture, and heritage. Invested in using dining as a mechanism for connecting people, Dine Diaspora designs and enhances events with creative cultural food elements. The company promotes heritage cuisine by highlighting African diaspora culinary talent. With each experience, Dine Diaspora seeks to impact diversity within the culinary industry. Learn what it takes to successfully introduce African concepts/culture into the US market and then transform this into a sustainable business!

Dine Diaspora (@dinediaspora) is the brainchild of Maame Boakye (@maame_b), Nana Ama Afari-Dwamena (@S_afari), and Nina Oduro (@ninaoduro) and is a contemporary lifestyle and events company that creates dynamic experiences around food, culture, and heritage. Invested in using dining as a mechanism for connecting people, Dine Diaspora designs and enhances events with creative cultural food elements. The company promotes heritage cuisine by highlighting African diaspora culinary talent. With each experience, Dine Diaspora seeks to impact diversity within the culinary industry. Learn what it takes to successfully introduce African concepts/culture into the US market and then transform this into a sustainable business!

Speed Networking and Cocktails
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
After a long day of plotting world domination and #MotherlandMogul power, we're gonna wind down with some structured speed networking. This speed networking is not a joke. Ladies have found investors, clients and even business partners at our SheHive networking sessions. Saturday evenings at the Hive will end in full turn up fashion with cocktails speed networking with your fellow boss ladies as well as the chance to win prizes!

After a long day of plotting world domination and #MotherlandMogul power, we're gonna wind down with some structured speed networking. This speed networking is not a joke. Ladies have found investors, clients and even business partners at our SheHive networking sessions. Saturday evenings at the Hive will end in full turn up fashion with cocktails speed networking with your fellow boss ladies as well as the chance to win prizes!

Saturday June 24
Sunday June 25

Thank you to our accommodation sponsor Westmont Hospitality Group and The University Inn DC!!

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