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Symposium in White Plains to focus on challenges women entrepreneurs face

Women's Small Business Month is fast approaching, and one local organization is gearing up to help female entrepreneurs tackle their toughest obstacles.

News 12 Staff

Sep 11, 2023, 4:35 PM

Updated 282 days ago

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Women's Small Business Month is fast approaching and one local organization is gearing up to help female entrepreneurs tackle their toughest obstacles.
Score Hudson Valley is a group that provides resources and mentorship to aspiring business owners. The group will be staging a one-day symposium at the Sonesta Hotel in White Plains next month.
According to a recent study, companies founded by women in the United States received only 2% of total venture capital invested in start-ups. Female owners also reported problems achieving growth and networking.
Many speakers from companies like MasterCard and TD Bank will share lessons they've learned at the summit.
MORE: Score.org
Brigette Mcfarland, the Score district director, says the event will focus on the challenges that women face as entrepreneurs.
Many speakers from companies like MasterCard and TD Bank will share lessons they've learned at the summit.
The Women's Small Business Symposium: Beating the odds will take place on Oct 3.


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