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Dynamic Network Focuses on AWE-Inspiring Success

Twenty years ago, four enterprising women decided to get together for dinner, to talk about ways to grow their fledgling tech businesses...the rest is history.  Read Press Release

Temple University's 17th Annual League for Entrepreneurial Women's Conference
Climbing the Chromosomal Ladder: Creating Your Own Domain - Wednesday, October 19, 2016  More

Engaging High School Students with STEM
FirstHand, the University City Science Center’s youth engagement program, will pilot Project Inquiry, a 10-month curriculum designed specifically for high school students.  More

2016 Iris Newman Awardee
Denise Devine, Founder and CEO of FNB Holdings, LLC, will receive the prestigious Iris Newman Award at the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs’ (AWE) annual gala on Monday, November 14th at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.  Read Press Release

2016 Entrepreneur Champion Award
Barbara Schilberg, leader of BioAdvance, received the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute’s 2016 Entrepreneur Champion Award.  More

American Experiments
On the first day of the Democratic National Convention, come to Philadelphia for a showcase on how technology and innovation can reinvigorate our democracy.  More

MilkCrate LLC
MilkCrate LLC  (Mergan Berman, CEO and AWE Fellow; AWE Ventures funded company) becomes a Certified B Corporation®.  More

Wells Fargo Supports AWE Ventures—Powered by Ben Franklin
Wells Fargo Becomes Gold Partner for the women-focused investing and entrepreneurship initiative of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs.

EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program
The Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program is an annual competition and executive education program that identifies a select group of high-potential women entrepreneurs whose businesses show real potential to scale — and then helps them do it.  Nominate or apply for the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women program today.  Deadline:  Monday, June 27, 2016More

Today's Next Big Thing
AWE congratulates Sherill Mosee of MinkeeBlue whose compartmentalized tote bag won - MOM'S ON THE GO - on Today's Next Big Thing.  More

AWE Becomes Sponsor of Angel Fair
The 18th Annual Angel Venture Fair takes place Tuesday, April 26th at the world famous Union League in Philadelphia.  They are accepting applications for 2016.  More

DSA (Fran Pierce) Honored at Philadelphia SmartCEO Fast-Growth Companies 2016 Future 50 Awards Ceremony
The program recognizes the region's 40 fastest-growing mid-sized companies and 10 small Emerging Growth companies who have experienced outsized growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth.  More

Main Line Immuno-Oncology firm raises $3.6M
Congratulations to AWE leaders Jane Hollingsworth and Joan Lau.  Immunome raises $3.6M in private stock sale.  The company is seeking a total of $8.5 million.  More

Project Entrepreneur
Project Entrepreneur ignites bold ideas by providing women access to the tools, training and networks needed to build scalable, economically impactful companies.   Application deadline:  January 8, 2016  More

Learn what it takes to launch and grow a company. Hear from successful female entrepreneurs and businesswomen who have overcome obstacles and the challenges of launching a company.  More

University City Science Center's Digital Health Accelerator (DHA)
The Science Center is currently seeking entrepreneurs to grow their digital health companies in Philadelphia by participating in the second class of the Digital Health Accelerator.   Deadline for initial applications is Oct. 26, 2015. Click here for more information!

IMPACT 2015 Capital Conference: 200 ENTREPRENEURS FOR $200

Through the “200 For $200” Entrepreneur program, registration fees are 80% off of the normal registration rate and you get to experience the entire IMPACT 2015 Capital Conference.

IMPACT 2015 is hosting more entrepreneurs than ever before! We are Offering a SPECIAL $200 REGISTRATION RATE for the full IMPACT 2015 Conference to the first 200 qualified entrepreneurs. We’re looking for fresh faces who will shine as future IMPACT success stories.  More

Upcoming Conference Spotlight
Partnering for Cures
November 1-3, 2015
Grand Hyatt, New York
Are you looking to partner with organizations interested in accelerating your research and development activities?  The Partnering for Cures conference held November 1-3, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt in New York offers unmatched opportunities to connect and enter partnering discussions with non-profit funding organizations, venture philanthropy groups, pharmaceutical business developers, as well as patient advocacy groups.  More

The University City Science Center seeks entrepreneurs to grow their digital health companies in
Philadelphia by participating in its new Digital Health Accelerator (DHA). 
Successful candidates will receive up to $50,000 in funding, office space at the Science Center, professional mentorship, and warm introductions into a variety of healthcare stakeholders including insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and hospital and research institutions located in and around Philadelphia.  Deadline:  October 26, 2015  More

Linda Resnick to Receive the 2015 World of Difference 100 Award from The International Alliance of Women (TIAW)

On November 5, 2015, Women International Leaders of Greater Philadelphia (WIL), a group Linda co-founded, will honor her, KPMG (corporate supporter award) and Fonkoze (microfinance innovator award) with the Bobbie GohnInspiration Award.  This award reads as follows:  "Linda Resnick who co-founded WIL in 2007, serving as President for the first five years and remaining an active officer of the Board.  She dedicated her leadership, passion and activism gained through years of profit and nonprofit experience in entrepreneurism and women's rights in building WIL. Linda is President of CEO Resources, Inc., a board member of the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) and the recipient of The International Alliance of Women's 2015 World of Difference Award for Entrepreneurship.  More

DSA Announces Acquisition of Symbolic Systems’ Federal IT Assets
Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) announced today that it has closed an asset purchase agreement to acquire Symbolic Systems, Inc.’s Federal IT services practice. 

Rancocas Valley Regional Inducts VIP Alums
During a moving ceremony on June 4, 2015, two Rancocas Valley Regional High School (RVRHS) esteemed alumni, Staff Sergeant Radio Chief Victor Martinez, USMC and Sandra J. Saouaf, Ph.D., were honored for professional and personal accomplishments as RVRHS VIP Alumni.  More

Impact 2015 Capital Conference
November 3-4, 2015

Create, Connect, and Capitalize — Expand your business model at the IMPACT 2015 Capital Conference. Investors and corporate business developers will be scouting for the latest cutting edge technologies and healthcare innovations. More

12 Top Accelerators for Female Entrepreneurs
Accelerator. The perfect word for what these programs do. They step on the gas with you, connect you to funding sources, give you advice and mentoring, help you understand better how to make your business quick, agile, effective.  More