Women in business in the Rolla area will soon gain access to a new organization designed to support their work. The Women in Business Group will launch in September with additional events scheduled through 2018.
The group will provide women with access to business resources, training, networking and a forum to test out new ideas. It is hosted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Woman Space Rolla.
Women can participate in the following events:
All events are free and are scheduled from noon-1 p.m. at the Rolla Technical Center, Administration Center Board Room, 500 Forum Drive in Rolla, Missouri. Attendees may bring a lunch. Registration is required. Although focused on women in business, anyone is welcome to attend.
Additionally, if participants are interested in keeping current on group activities and events, they may:
Missouri S&T’s SBTDC provides business counseling and assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs and small businesses in the areas of management, new business creation, business acquisition, business sales, marketing, financial analysis, human resources, operations management, succession planning and technology commercialization. Most services are provided at no cost.
SBTDC is a University of Missouri Extension partner and part of the Missouri SBTDC statewide network, which is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more information about workshops, resources and programs offered by Missouri S&T’s SBTDC, visit ecodevo.mst.edu/info/sbtdc/.
For more information, contact the Women in Business Group at Women.in.Business.Missouri@gmail.com or Karen Leatherman, business development specialist for the S&T office of technology transfer and economic development at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-341-4551.