Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Featuring First Women's Bank

When: Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Where: Chicago, IL

According to the 2021 Annual Business Survey (ABS), there were 1.24 million businesses that were women-owned who employed 10.9 million employees and generated $1.9 trillion in receipts. While women-owned businesses have grown, there are specific issues women entrepreneurs face.

Join the Illinois District Export Council in partnership with First Women’s Bank, Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global, Koval Distillery & the Export-Import Bank of the United States on June 20, 2023, starting at 3 PM CST for a panel & networking session on:

  • How to navigate the challenges of equity distribution and obtaining financing.
  • Understand the critical role community banks provide
  • Discover how a mission-driven bank is different than other banks.
  • Learn from other women entrepreneurs who have utilized other resources to help grow their businesses.

There will be a networking session for all attendees following the panel session. We hope you will join us on June 20 at 3 PM CST.

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs