Business Education & Development for Women and Minorities Series

7-Part Webinar Series

SCORE and Fairfield County Community Foundation are pleased to announce the beginning of our 7-Part webinar series supporting Women & Minority small business development. This year's series has been enhanced to include grants to the attendees based on their business case submission at the conclusion of the program. Scroll to find more information on each event as well as information on the series presenters!

 Business Education & Development for Women and Minorities Webinar Information

Scroll through & learn more about the webinars in the series, and register today!

So you want to be an entrepreneur. What's next?

So You Want to be an Entrepreneur. What's next?

May 11, 2022 | 12 - 1 PM ET
Presented by Diane Winston

A hard look at what it takes to launch, grow, and thrive as an entrepreneur. You will learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship; How being on your own is different; Finding the right guidance.

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Running a Successful Business - What Really Matters

Running a Successful Business - What Really Matters

May 18, 2022 | 12 - 1 PM ET
Presented by Belinda Sandor

Too many business owners don't focus on the things that will get them there quickly, wasting precious time and money in the process. Learn why your contacts are so important to your success; How to choose the right technology to support your business; How to successfully delegate contractors and freelancers.

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Launch Your Own Unforgettable Brand

Launch Your Own Unforgettable Brand

May 25, 2022 | 12 - 1 PM ET
Presented by Ramon Peralta

In today's internet-driven economy, it's crucial for your company to build and maintain a strong digital footprint and launch a brand that will stand out in a world of noise. The importance and value in having a brand strategy; Developing the one truth about your brand that people should know.

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Networking Resources for Women and Minorities

Networking Resources for Women and Minorities

June 1, 2022 | 12 - 1 PM ET
Presented by Diane Winston

Learn how you can leverage the playing field with MWBE certifications and memberships in professional business organizations for minorities and women. Learn why networking is a business essential; national, state, third-party certifications; benefits of each; how to get certified; making your certifications work for you; Professional Business Organizations

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Financing Your Small Business in 2022

Financing Your Small Business in 2022

June 8, 2022 | 12 - 1 PM ET
Presented by Joe McCaffrey

This workshop will provide information on how to assess your options and be prepared to engage potential lenders most effectively. Learn what financial information is needed to apply for a commercial loan; What type of loan is best for your needs; how does a bank interpret financial information?

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How to Use a Blog/Newsletter/Social Media to get Clients

How to Use a Blog/Newsletter/Social Media to get Clients

June 15, 2022 | 12 - 1 PM ET
Presented by Holly Hurd

How to use a blog/newsletter/social media to garner new clients and customers for your business. Learn what to post or blog about; how to develop an audience without selling; how to take your message to masses to create income.

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Presenting Excellence

Presenting Excellence

June 22, 2022 | 12 - 1 PM ET
Presented by Diane Winston

An honest look at some of the challenges minority and women entrepreneurs meet in business with refreshing insights on how performance excellence can serve as a might game-changer. Learn how to leverage tech; when research is your friend; building and maintaining your brand; people talk: what will they say about you? Managing business hiccups.

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Meet the Presenters

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Diane Winston

Diane Winston

Belinda Sandor

Belinda Sandor

Ramon Peralta

Ramon Peralta

Joe McCaffrey

Joe McCaffrey

Holly Hurd

Holly Hurd

In partnership with

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