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Read more about Our Next Chapter, and tell us what you think in our survey!

Women in business to share their entrepreneurial journey

April 5, 2023 | By: Marenda Escobar

Women in Business: Their Entrepreneurial Journey
Thursday, May 11 | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Community Learning Center – Leighton Auditorium

This May a panel of St. Joseph County women business owners will discuss barriers, obstacles, and successes in their personal entrepreneurial journey at the Library. The panel will be moderated by business advisor Tracie Davis.

Tracie Davis has been a business advisor at the North Central Indiana Small Business Development Center since 2015. In this position, Davis helps entrepreneurs and business owners navigate the often-confusing process of starting and expanding businesses. She is experienced in marketing and communications, spending more than 25 years in executive level leadership in these areas. In 2014 Davis started her own marketing/communication consultancy, working with global clients to craft messaging and develop brand awareness. Davis earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication from Western Michigan University and a master’s of Liberal Studies from Indiana University. 

Meet the panel of women business leaders

Tracie Davis | Moderator 

Business advisor, North Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Brigid Beattie | Panelist

Co-owner operator, The Beard & The Boss

Kathy Burnette | Panelist

Owner operator, Brain Lair Books

Robyn Mee Sun Klingerman | Panelist

Owner, A Bite With Mee

Mandy Krause | Panelist

Owner operator, Love & Macarons

Charity Stowe | Panelist

Owner operator, Herstoric Development

Ann Voll | Panelist

Owner, Sibley Machine

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