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Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | 3:30 - 5:00 PM/CT

Austin Insights 

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The "Secret Sauce" to Global Business Success

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Event Overview

Austin Insights is an annual WBCS event featuring breakout room networking sessions and executive keynote presentation and Q&A session. Women business owners, procurement professionals, government officials and community partners will virtually convene at this Austin event to create valuable connections and discover upcoming business opportunities. Join WBCS and Ingrid Vanderveldt, Chairman and CEO of Empowering a Billion Women and fellow WBE, as we learn from from Ingrid how to gain global business success as women leaders and entrepreneurs.



3:30 - 3:40 PM: Greetings & WBCS Introduction
3:40 - 4:10 PM: *NEW - 3 Rounds of Networking*
4:10 - 5:00 PM: Keynote Presentation and Q&A with Ingrid Vanderveldt

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Ingid Vanderveldt
Chariman and CEO
Empowering a Billion Women

Ingrid Vanderveldt is the Chairman and CEO of Empowering a BIllion Women by 2020 (EBW2020), MintHER. Previously, she was the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Dell, INC. where she oversaw entrepreneurial initiatives worldwide helping to build a $250 million business segment and founded the $125M Dell Innovators Credit Fund, Dell Founders Club, and the Dell Center for Entrepreneurs during her 3-year term. 

Ingrid is an Emeritus member of United Nations Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council, is a Managing Partner of Vanderveldt's Global Investments, founding organizer of the Global Leadership & Sustainable Success Forum, and co-founder of The Billionaire Girls Club. She also created and hosted CNBC's first original primetime series, "American Made," reaching over 1M viewers around the globe and is a Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network Member. She is a Global Ambassador and Advocate of Women & Diverse Leaders creating social and economic impact and job creation. She's the 2018 Recipient of the Global Empowerment Award by the Global Business and Interfaith Peace Awards in partnership with the UN.
Ingrid has been featured on outlets including NBC, CNBC, FOX, ABC, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, CNN Money, Fortune Magazine, Fast Company, Inc Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine. In 2016 she was named one of Oprah's SuperSoul 100 Global Leaders. She was ranked #1 Super Connector by Fast Company, is the recipient of the Forbes and Northwestern Mutual Global "Entrepreneur in Excellence Award" and was just named the 100th Champion Celebration for the HearStrong Foundation, recipient of The Global Voice Award, World Women Foundation and The Girl Scouts "Women of Distinction" Award. She holds a Masters in Architecture at the Savannah College of Art & Design and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Texas - Austin. 

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This event is open to everyone and all are welcome!
We will host Austin events virtually for the remainder of 2021. 

The last day to register is Wednesday, July 21 at 3:30 PM/CT.
We hope to see you there!

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A member is a woman-owned business certified by WBCS or a supporting corporation or government entity



A non-member is a company not (yet) a member of WBCS

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Please reach out to Lauryn Ott at lott@wbcsouthwest.org
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Registrant List

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# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Blueprint Marketing Group LLCJenicaOliver
Bullseye Database Marketing LLCDallas Judd
Bullseye Database Marketing LLCDeborah KobeNorris
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Cactex MediaClaireCopeland
Cap MetroAndrewBenford
Cap MetroAdrienne Govea
CESCO., Inc.BillieBryant Schultz
CFJ ManufacturingFayeAustin
CFJ ManufacturingSharonEvans
CFJ ManufacturingVictoriaReneau
CFJ ManufacturingKimSissen
Curate Art GroupBrookeNelson
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DFW International AirportSuzanneCruz-Sewell
DFW International AirportSuzanneDevasher
DFW International AirportJenniferNguyen
DFW International AirportTegeneTegene
Dutech Systems, INCSwetaPandey
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Energy Utility GroupTimO'Brien
Energy Utility GroupMelindaZito O'Brien
EWF InternationalTanisCornell
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femPAQ Inc.AprilRoy
Fidelis CompaniesKarenRichards
First Equipment CompanyDennisEide
First Equipment CompanyLeslieGarner
First Equipment CompanyKevinMaberry
First Equipment CompanyKaityMoore
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Gifting with SolAnneMitchell
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Hack Creative LLCDiannaColton
Hiring CoachPegLeach
HPE Civil EngineeringJenHenderson
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Jayne AgencyAndreaLeppert
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Konnect Up SolutionsGerryCordero
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Law Office of Tanille Royston, PLLCTanilleRoyston
LMN Legal Consulting LLCLoriNugent
Lynne Malkoff PromotionsLynneMalkoff
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Marsh & McLennanAllyCarter
McKinley Marketing PartnersMichelleBoggs
Mindful Media, LLCKaraElyse
Mosaic InsightJeanneCorrigan
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Parkland Health & Hospital SystemPamelaBryant
Parkland Health & Hospital SystemAdrianaHinojosa
Parkland Health and Hospital SystemGuyToliver
People and Performance StrategiesJoleenGoronkin
Perimeter Global Logistics (PGL)YvonneTucker
Pharma Sales Associates, LLCNancyLacoste
Place2Place, LLCCliviaBaskin
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Sage Blossom MassageJuliannGorman
SMART IT PROS INCRadhikaTangella
Software Professionals Inc.ReenaBatra
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Templeton and AssociatesDarleneTempleton
ThisWay GlobalClaireWeber
Trade SimplifiedDeborahHlabano-Moyo
Traveling CoachesNaidaCalicchio
TriggerPoint Media, Inc.TamaWilliamson
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Vistra CorpWendyAllen
Vistra CorpLauraCampos
Vistra CorpTinaCorley
Vistra CorpMaryGano
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Watch Me EXCELLenetraKing
Winstanley ConsultantsPattiWinstanley
Women's EnterpriseLarethaNorwood
Women's EnterpriseSuzanneSquyres
Women's EnterpriseKristinSchneider
Women's Enterprise MagazineDonMcKneely
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