November 6, 2017—–The Power of SHE is searching for a group of 20 lowincome Sacramento-area women of color to participate in a free entrepreneurial incubator to prepare them to create, establish and sustain their own business. Women selected through a simple, online application will learn the following:
*Business plan creation
*Determining revenue streams
The program culminates in a showcase in front of potential investors that gives women an opportunity to gain startup funds for their business. Sessions are conducted by professionals whose expertise will benefit the women in two specific ways. Women will learn from the best and be encouraged to develop and expand their community networks.
The ideal candidates for the entrepreneurial incubator will have the following qualities: discipline, confidence, creativity, passion, a strong work ethic and leadership abilities. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2017 for sessions beginning January 2018.
The Power of SHE (Shaping and Honing Entrepreneurs) is program of Willow Tree Roots, a Sacramento-based nonprofit that works internationally to empower women through entrepreneurship. Through our training programs, retail pop-ups, and online shop, women sell their handmade fair trade products. In the process, they discover their self-worth, spark new passions, and gain tools needed to succeed as business and community leaders. Willow Tree Roots currently operates in Kisumu, Kenya, Lima, Peru, Kathmandu, Nepal and Sacramento, California. Willow Tree Roots is a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity organization founded by local attorney and international women’s activist Tiffani Sharp.
NOTE: Although we encourage you to attend, this event is not hosted by the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce. It is however being promoted by the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce because we recognize it as being of value and benefit to our members.
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