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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

November 16th 2016:Female Entrepreneurs: Overcoming Hurdles to Success

The buzz: “I want to be around people that dream…and do things” (Amy Poehler). Forty-six percent of US privately held firms are at least half owned by women and represent ~16 million jobs. But while female entrepreneurship is rising, male-owned businesses are 3.5 times more likely to reach $1 million in annual revenues. With just 2 percent of US women-owned businesses earning $1M a year, what resources, leadership skills and strengths do female startups need to scale to their full potential? The experts speak. Kerrie MacPherson, EY: “Women are powerhouse entrepreneurs. The research shows that

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Kerrie MacPherson

Kerrie MacPherson is a senior professional in Ernst & Young LLP’s Financial Services Office (FSO), NY. She serves as Global Client Service Leader on large clients in the financial services industry. Kerrie is a passionate executive sponsor of EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women—a leadership program designed to help female entrepreneurs scale their businesses. Kerrie previously served as GCSP on other large financial services clients and also as Americas Leader, Transaction Support for the EY organization and has a long history of involvement in initiatives in support of women both within EY and the broader community. Kerrie is an active Board member at City Harvest and currently chairs the Go
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Kat Vorotova

Kat Vorotova is Co-Founder / Co-CEO of Try The World, the fastest growing online retailer of specialty food. By partnering with Michelin star chefs and companies such as Conde Nast, Try The World delivers curated packages of ingredients, snacks, and beverages from around the world to loyal subscribers across the US. Prior to launching, Kat traveled to over 25 countries as a global strategy consultant at Thomson Reuters and Weight Watchers, and ran a dining club and food blog for adventurous eaters. Kat and co-founder David Foult met at Columbia Business School, and instantly connected over their passion for food and travel. After completing an incubator at Google in 2013, their first produ
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Dr. Patti Fletcher

Dr. Patti Fletcher is a seasoned business executive, award-winning marketing influencer, board member, angel investor, author, and presenter. She writes for drpattifletcher.com, Inc., The Guardian, The Huffington Post and has contributed to and been featured in Time Magazine, Al-Jazeera, Forbes, Newsweek, Xconomy, and The Muse. Patti advises corporate executives and board members from lean start-ups to Fortune 100s, from small community organizations to global non-profits. She is an advocate on the topics of leading large-scale cultural change, brand building, cultivating high performance teams, and women on boards, in the c-suite, and in high growth entrepreneurship. Patti works with SAP
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 25/10/2017 08:00 25/10/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap The buzz: “I want to be around people that dream…and do things” (Amy Poehler). Forty-six percent of US privately held firms are at least half owned by women and represent ~16 million jobs. But while female entrepreneurship is rising, male-owned businesses are 3.5 times more likely to reach $1 million in annual revenues. With just 2 percent of US women-owned businesses earning $1M a year, what resources, leadership skills and strengths do female startups need to scale to their full potential? The experts speak. Kerrie MacPherson, EY: “Women are powerhouse entrepreneurs. The research shows that when women entrepreneurs succeed, they drive economic growth and invest more back into their families and communities” (President Barack Obama). Kat Vorotova, Try The World: “Teach girls bravery, not perfection” (Reshma Saujani). Dr. Patti Fletcher, SAP SuccessFactors: “I’m unstoppable because I don’t know how to stop” (Tina Fey). Join us for Female Entrepreneurs: Overcoming Hurdles to Success. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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