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Be Brave Series: Women Who Left Their Corporate Jobs to Start Their Own Businesses

Beyond Awesome Member Price: Free
Awesome Member Price: $25

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Virtual Event
Online Only
Via Zoom link provided United States
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Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Time: 12pm – 1:00 pmPT/2pm-3pmCT/3pm-4pmET


According to a recent Inc. Magazine article, women start about 849 new businesses on a daily basis in the US and over the past 20 years, the number of women-owned firms has increased 114%, bringing women owned businesses to their largest market share.  Oftentimes, a person may decide to start their own business because of necessity, such as layoffs and looking for extra income.  So, if someone has a well-paying corporate job and is on the right path to move up the corporate ladder, why would she choose to her corporate job with the guaranteed salary for an uncertain future of starting her own business? Is it the desire to create something of her own, be the one calling the shots, have more flexibility in her schedule, or something else? We have the pleasure of speaking with a few incredible women who have chosen to take the bold step of leaving their corporate job to embark on their own adventure of being an entrepreneur. We want to hear what made them choose their new path, how do they decide it was the right path for them, how they made that transition and what insights they want to share about making that major career change.

There is no easy path to succeeding as an entrepreneur, it takes a lot of hard work but the rewards can be incredibly gratifying, as you will hear from our panelists.  As a woman entrepreneur, it is even harder, as women continue to struggle with gaining respect in the entrepreneurial community. According to an article in Fortune Magazine, female-founded companies only received 2 percent of venture capital funding in 2017. We will also hear from our panelists on how they continue to make strides in their entrepreneurial pursuits despite this and other challenges.


  • This is designated a Beyond Awesome Event
  • Free for Beyond Awesome Members to attend
  • $25 for Awesome Members to attend
  • Exclusive for members of The Koa Club only




June 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Online Only
Via Zoom link provided United States