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LiftFund Women’s Business Center August and September Events

How to Cope with COVID: Maintaining Emotionally Healthy Businesses for CEOs

8/4/20, 8/18/20, 9/01/20, & 9/15/20

This is a series of emotional wellness webinar sessions for women business owners to help them maintain emotionally healthy businesses through the pandemic and post-pandemic. Business owners must be prepared for the many emotional challenges and issues they will be working through in this unprecedented pandemic. Female entrepreneurs will be provided tools to enable them to deal with stress management, emotional security, mindfulness, as well as methods to prevent mental health crisis(s) by creating an emotional wellness plan to ensure a thriving and healthy business and workforce. Each week will have a different focus, so be sure to sign up for each one.


Financial Fridays

8/14/20 & 9/11/20

August 14th – How to Obtain Business Credit. In this workshop, business owners will learn the value of creditworthiness and how to maintain a good business credit score. They’ll also discover the documents necessary to make a successful application for a business loan.


September 11th – How Businesses Use Credit. In this workshop, business owners will learn the types of credit available to a small business owner such as lines of credit, credit cards and term loans, as well as financing options from the Small Business Administration.


Woman Owned Wednesday

8/26/20 & 9/23/20

Grab your lunch while you learn about business success strategies and the resources available to help you launch or grow your business amid these difficult times.

This monthly webinar features either a woman who’s successfully grown her own business or a representative from a Dallas/Fort Worth organization that provides resources to help female entrepreneurs succeed. Some months you’ll get two in one — the speaker can be the very woman who founded a successful resource organization that can equip you for next steps in your business.

August 26th – Meg Sutton is owner of San Antonio-based Belle & Union. She started her company at 23 years of age, evolving her designs or “doodles” into an art-based brand consisting of card stationery and decorative accessories. Hear Meg’s experiences in obtaining relief funds from the U.S. Small Business Administration and continuing to successfully evolve her company’s offerings to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 23rd – Lika Torline, founder of In The Weeds Natural Skin Care. As her company name implies, this entrepreneur was inspired to create her own brand of all-natural skin care at time when her life was “in the weeds.” In addition to her previous experiences on overcoming hardships and adversity, she’ll share how she pivoted her business from mostly in-person sales to an online success when COVID-19 struck.


Marketing Bootcamp


The LiftFund DFW Women’s Business Center and Agency Partner Interactive have teamed up to give small-business owners the hands-on, digital marketing strategies that can help attract more clients. The quarterly marketing boot camps cover topics such as marketing strategy, search engine optimization (SEO), web design and social media. Each boot camp features a presentation where digital marketing experts provide a high-level overview of the featured topics. Following the presentation, you have the opportunity to join 15-minute, group breakout sessions where an expert dives deeper into the topics.


Reach Customers Online with Google


Discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this time of uncertainty. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses.


Entrepreneurship4All Kickoff


Join representatives from Woodforest National Bank® and the Dallas/Fort Worth LiftFund Women’s Business Center as entrepreneurs from your community share stories of how they started or grew their small businesses; and in just 90 minutes, leave inspired to take your own business ideas to the next level.


Virtual Roundtable: Safely Opening Hair Care Shops During & After COVID-19


This Virtual Roundtable will be an interactive session with panelists discussing how the Barber and Beauty Industry can reopen safely. This virtual event is for shop owners, stylists, barbers, beauticians, trichologists and those hoping to someday work in personal hair care.


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