The Women in Biz is a networking group open to any ladies who are starting, running, leading, or planning to open a new business venture. We meet once a month in Eureka Springs at the local Coffee House.
–>>January 22, 2022@6:30pm – Planning for the Year
Save the Date! Women in Business year planning seminar and social gathering. Do you run your business or is it running you? Part of planning and hustling is learning to have a healthy balance in all things.Ladies, if you are a business owner, business leader, or looking to open a business in the future, this event is for you! Bring your planners and bring your ideas.
We have not gathered since early 2020!! Watch this event page for more details!
Let’s start a new year together with new vision
–>>February 17th @6:30pm – Getting a Business Idea Off the Ground/Growing Your Current Small Business with GUEST: Martha Londagin, an Executive Consultant with the Startup Junkie Foundation (startupjunkie.org) in Fayetteville, AR.
Martha consults with small business owners and entrepreneurs in the region regarding all aspects of starting a business or growing their current business and maintaining economic viability. Startup Junkie is a team of passionate people working every day to empower entrepreneurs and innovators in Arkansas through its many events it hosts each month, consultations with over 800 regional entrepreneurs annually, and its varied programs in collaboration with NWA groups, institutions, schools, cities, and community organizations. The Startup Junkie Foundation is supported by grant funding resources from supporters like the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the Walton Family Foundation, the United States Small Business Administration, and federal EDA programs. The services and events of the Startup Junkie Foundation are always provided to the public at no-cost. She is currently also the Capital Access Manager for the NWA Kiva Hub (kiva-nwa.org) providing guidance for economically-disadvantaged entrepreneurs to help them gain access to crowd-funded, 0% interest, no fee microloans of $1,000-$15,000 each via the kiva.org platform. The local NWA Kiva program is supported by the Walton Family Foundation and includes a matching-loan fund provided to Kiva for Benton and Washington County approved borrowers. Martha has worked as a business banker, business attorney, Walton College small business center consultant, and as a public-school educator. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas and her J.D. from the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is a licensed attorney in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Martha is a sixth- generation resident of NWA and sixth-generation NWA and NEOk small business owner.
–>>March TBA – Will take place early in the month, before Spring Break. Our guest will be a regional Social Media Influencer. She will tell her story about how she grew her business on Instagram and give us tips on how to utilize social media for our businesses.