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Event Overview

Join us for networking with fellow young professionals and a fireside chat with Austin Woman Magazine & On The Dot founder, Melinda Garvey about what she sees in the next generation of women-owned entrepreneurs and professionals. 



3:30 - 3:40 PM: Greetings & WBCS Introduction
3:40 - 4:10 PM: Breakout Room Networking - 3 Rounds
4:10 - 4:50 PM: Fireside Chat with Melinda Garvey
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM: Q&A Session


What is NextGen?

NextGen is an outreach initiative of Women's Business Council - Southwest dedicated to nurturing and empowering Generation X, Millennial, and Generation Z women business owners and entrepreneurs across the WBCS region. Throughout the year, the NextGen program provides targeted opportunities, education, and community building to help young women entrepreneurs and those who support them continue to grow and thrive. 
Not certified? No problem! Everyone is welcomed to attend our NextGen events, even those who are not yet certified. Through at least Summer 2021, all of our programs will be virtual, so join us wherever you are located, and take advantage of resources and opportunities that help women-owned businesses grow. 

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Melinda Garvey
Founder and CEO
Austin Woman Magazine & On The Dot

Melinda Garvey became an Austinite in the spring of 2001, and after just a few short months, she knew she had a mission give a voice to the incredible women in Austin. Garvey decided to use her media background to empower, engage and inspire the women of Austin with the launch of Austin Woman magazine, now in its 19th year. Then, in 2016 On The Dot was born so that women around the globe could have that same access to role models. And to expand her mission further, in 2019 Garvey developed and launched a software platform to bring employee communities and membership communities together in our ever-expanding virtual world with On The Dot Global. In 2020, with the pandemic bearing down and virtual events becoming the norm, Garvey expanded her software capabilities to become the most robust and interactive platform for both virtual events and virtual communities. In Garvey’s words: “It’s really all about leveling the playing field for women and diverse individuals in companies and members of organizations by giving them access to mentors, peers, content and events within their organizations, creating opportunity for advancement, connection and ultimately equality.” When not on her soapbox, you can find Garvey and her Kiwi husband and business partner, Kip, at a soccer or football game cheering on their 13 year-old son, Beckom. Other than that, you will find her surrounded by a gaggle of women drinking wine and dreaming up how to create change in the world! Garvey recently received the prestigious Diversity First Certification from the National Diversity Council and is a frequent speaker on the topics of women’s advancement and diversity, equity and inclusion issues.

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This event is FREE to attend and all are welcome to join!
We will host these events virtually through Summer of 2021 with hopes of returning to safe in-person gatherings. We are dedicated to the safety of our attendees and will continue to be transparent and update our events as we gain more insight into the year. 

The last day to register is Wednesday, May 12th at 3:30 PM.
We hope to see you there!


Register Here!

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Registrant List

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Absolute Facility Solutions, LLCMichelleRay
Admins in the CloudAthenaSeaton
ADR ConsultingAshleyWilliams
AQS, LLCBrittanyStovall
Austin Community CollegeMargaritaBurciaga
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Barnes Team MediaKimBarnes
Best Resume CoachJenniferGarcia
BNSF RailwayMadelineHunt
Bryant ConsultingLisaBryant
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CAET PMCHollyannRoach
Capital OnePamelaZeigler-Petty
CenterPoint EnergyLindaGraves
CFJ ManufacturingFayeAustin
Chefs for Seniors - Arlington/Grand Prairie, TXShanekaBaylor
Cheryl Polote Williamson LLCCherylPolote Williamson
Cirugía CareMaría del CarmenUceda
Connections IlluminatedBlakeSchofield
Construction Solutions USA LLCRebeccaWright
Curate Art GroupBrookeNelson
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Darlene Templeton & Associates LLCDarleneTempleton
Dean Brannon LLCTamaraSmith
Delta Electrical and Controls IncCynthiaBustos
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Elite Adjusting Group LLCTiffanyPerryman
Ericsson Inc.DavidGifford-Robinson
Eunique TruckingShewauneeBowers
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Fairview EyeCare, P.A.CareyPatrick
First Equipment CompanyLeslieGarner
First Equipment CompanyKevinMaberry
First Equipment CompanyKaityMoore
Fresh Comfort, Inc.MARIAVALENCIA
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Glass StaircaseJessicaBaker
Good & Tasty BakesLauren JoGandillon
Greater Arlington Chamber of CommerceSherryJackson
Green Tax and Business Advisors, LLCJESSICAGREEN
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Improve GrowthBrisaRenteria
ISLP, The InkSpot, LLCPennyNewberry
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Kingdom Affair EventsZOLEANBRUNER
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Law Office of Tanille Royston, PLLCTanilleRoyston
Leadit MarketingShannonPrager
Legacy CoachingLisa MarieGraves
Loe Ortega ArchitectureVanessaOrtega
Lynne Malkoff PromotionsPriscilaPearson
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M. R. DevelopmentKimMcCaslin
Madam C.H.I.C Designs & AccessoriesHeatherNorwood
Malloy Management GroupPatriceMalloy
Master Productions ServicesDanitaBelow
Mindful Media, LLCKaraHenderson
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New York LifeToriaTroxel
New York Life Insurance CompanySandraGreen
Nicole Hooper PhD PLLCNicoleHooper
Nicole Hooper PHD PLLCNicoleHooper
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Omni-Express IncBelindaDeShields
On The DotMelindaGarvey
On The Dot GlobalLeAnnBannon
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Personal Brand / Sovereign AllianceSerahD'Laine
Planned Parenthood of Greater TexasBrettBarnes
PreCollege SolutionsShymikaStephenson-Davison
Prep To Your DoorHeatherEmerson
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Sage Blossom MassageJuliannGorman
Savor PatisserieKelliWatts
SDF Designs. LLCDarleneFluker
South Post Oak Recycling CenterMarianSarkis
Southern Girl & Co.CrystalEdwards
Supply Chain Strategic PartnersElizabethRitchie
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Techrover SlutionsHetalRadadia
Techrover SlutionsUshaRajpara
Techrover SlutionsNutanRanoliya
Teltech Communications LLCLoriWade
Texas Healthcare TrusteesSusannahRamshaw
The Midtown GroupKendellBrumley
The OES Company, Inc.ConnieWilson
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Urban Green Pest Solutions, LLCKarinaUrbano
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Vilbig & Associates, PLLCJennifer VilbigLawson
Virtual Business Services of TexasBiancaGrant
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Winstanley Consultants, LLCPattiWinstanley
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Zest of Life W/ ZaraZaraJones
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