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Jul 28

Let her Speak: Women’s Capital Series: Session 2

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am


A 3-part series bringing women together who want to make an impact through becoming investors or building their businesses!

In Knoxville, like many cities across the US, Let Her Speak continues to see a lack of women investors in the start-up and small business space and a lack of funding going towards women-owned businesses. Let’s work together this summer to bring more women investors to the table and increase funding for women-owned businesses!

These sessions are open to ANY WOMAN who is curious about what it takes to become an investor or are needing to raise funds to grow their business. The series will include monthly sessions from June until August with a Happy Hour in September to bring everyone all together during Innov865 Week!

Each session in June, July, & August will include an Entrepreneur track (9 am start time) and Investor track (12 pm start time). There are no qualifications to come to either or both sessions except curiosity and a motivation to learn.

Note: They will release registrations for each month’s sessions separately on Eventbrite. View the Series’ Collection Page here.


Entrepreneur Session 2 (9 am): My Funding Journey

July 28th | 9 am – 10:30 am | Breakfast & Coffee will be provided

Guest Panelists:

Courtney Jones | Founder of MomSource Network & Chief Revenue Officer at Boulo Solutions

Erica Grant | Founder & CEO of Quantum Lock Technologies

Melissa Centers | Consultant + Advisor to Board of Directors, C-Suite, & Chief Legal Officers

Frog Greishaw | Owner of Frog Juice Kombucha


Investor Session 2 (12 pm): My Investing Journey

July 28th: 12 pm – 1:30 pm | Lunch will be provided

Guest Panelists:

Tanika Harper | Founder of Shora Foundation, Owner of Harper’s Naturals, Co-Founder of The Women LLC of Knoxville

Melissa Centers | Consultant + Advisor to Board of Directors, C-Suite, & Chief Legal Officers

John Bruck | Director of UT Research Park’s SPARK Innovation Center, Member Investor of Queen City Angels

Note: Please register for each session individually (9 am = Entrepreneur Session, 12pm = Investor Session) so they can have an accurate headcount for breakfast and lunch.

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, August 30th | Session 3 | 9 am + 12 pm

Wednesday, September 21st | Happy Hour (Dry) | 6pm – 8pm


July 28
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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