YELS to encourage youth entrepreneurship with April 7 summit
Apr02

YELS to encourage youth entrepreneurship with April 7 summit

YELS, the Youth Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Summit, will take place in Phoenix at Grand Canyon University on Saturday, April 7. The one-day event runs from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. YELS is a conference targeted at Generation Z (in this case, ages 12 to 19) in hopes of introducing them to innovation and leadership opportunities. The meeting includes workshops, speakers, networking and the “Rapid Pitch Battle,” the summit’s version of...

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Say hello to your local girl gang, Babe Council.
Feb12

Say hello to your local girl gang, Babe Council.

Babe Council is a non-partisan organization that educates and empowers women to be more community and civic-minded through social activism and altruism. Think of them as Girl Scouts for grown-up: adult conversations, an action that betters the city, and a little booze. The organization works out of Galvanize, a co-working space for startups in the Warehouse District. Babe Council began in August of 2017 after being inspired by the...

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Meet Robin Bramman
Nov13

Meet Robin Bramman

Full Name:  Robin Bramman What part of Arizona do you call home?  West Valley (Goodyear-Litchfield Park) What do you do? I help people and companies with Brand and Marketing Strategy, #1 I am the Founder of Brandtini, aBrand Essentials Marketplace with events, tools and future eCourses. #2 I am the City Leader for Women Who Startup events that are monthly at Galvanize, #3 I at a Board Member for the Co+Hoots Foundation, and #4 I am a...

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Entrepreneurial resources for women, minorities, and the LGBT community
Aug28

Entrepreneurial resources for women, minorities, and the LGBT community

Diversity in the business and tech world has certainly improved over the last decade. However, the gaps between white males, women, people of color, and individuals from the LGBT community remain at large. According to the International Labor Organization, women’s participation in the U.S. labor force was growing during the 1970s and 1980s, with 60 percent holding jobs in 2000. However, in 2010 this number took a plummet to 46.7...

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Girls in Tech kicks off Phoenix chapter with free local event
May31

Girls in Tech kicks off Phoenix chapter with free local event

Girls in Tech, a global organization focused on girls and women passionate about technology, formed a Phoenix chapter just this March. They’re officially opening on June 15 with a free launch event, which includes a screening of the film, “She Started It.” GIT was founded in 2007 to create a support framework that would help women advance their STEM careers. Its 60-plus chapters host pitch nights, fundraisers, networking...

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