ATHENA NextGen Series


weVENTURE, in partnership with LEAD Brevard, presents

ATHENA NextGen Thought Leadership Series 2017


The ATHENA NextGen series is designed to create stronger female business leaders.  An interactive and collaborative forum where participants enhance their professional and personal development skills through a series of eight sessions, one morning a month.ATHENA-mini

Core Leadership Principles:         
Participants take a “deeper dive” and learn about ATHENA’s Eight Principles of Enlightened Leadership.

The enrichment program will provide access to:
- coaching opportunities
- capacity building seminars
- group communications

Who Should Attend:
Emerging Women Leaders
Early Career Professionals

SCHEDULE: (8:00 - 10:00 am)

  • March 23rdathena
  • April 27th
  • May 25th
  • June 22th
  • July 27th
  • August 24th (IMPACT Summit, 8 am- 2:00 pm at Hilton Rialto Place Melbourne)
  • September 28th
  • October 26th
  • November 17th

Early Registration: $499 (until January 31, 2017)

Full Fee: $ 599 (after January 31, 2017)

Each participant will be enrolled int he Enrichment Program, which is sponsored by Wells Fargo (Reg. Program Price: $795)

Includes a seat at weVENTURE signature events in 2017

  • Women Who Rock Awards Luncheon - March 14
  • IMPACT Business & Leadership Summit - Aug. 24
  • Strong Coffee, Strong Women Series - Feb. 10, May 5, July 14, and Nov. 3

Special "Thanks" to our program sponsor Wells Fargo, and our marketing partner LEAD Brevard, and Zonta Club o f Melbourne for providing partial scholarships.

This is a multipart event

Thursday 23rd March | 8:00AM-10:00AM
Thursday 27th April | 8:00AM-10:00AM
Thursday 25th May | 8:00AM-10:00AM
Thursday 22nd June | 8:00AM-10:00AM
Thursday 27th July | 8:00AM-10:00AM
Thursday 24th August | 8:00AM-2:00PM
Thursday 28th September | 8:00AM-10:00AM
Thursday 26th October | 8:00AM-10:00AM
Friday 17th November | 8:00AM-10:00AM

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This is a multipart event

Thursday 11th May | 9:00AM-12:30PM
Thursday 18th May | 9:00AM-12:30PM
Thursday 25th May | 9:00AM-12:30PM
Thursday 1st June | 9:00AM-12:30PM

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SBA Elements of a Business Plan

  U.S. Small Business Administration

  SBA Elements of a Business Plan with Vincent LoPresti

Location: CareerSource Brevard, 295 Barnes Blvd, Rockledge, FL

Date and Time: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 12:30- 2:00 PM

weVENTURE creates sustainable business growth through our business education courses, purposeful networking events and the signature mentoring program IGNITE 360®.  In this business education course, Vince LoPresti from the Small Business Administration (SBA) will discuss the fundamental Elements of a Business Plan.

  • Executive Summary
  • Business description
  • Products and/or services
  • Sales and marketing
  • Operations
  • Management team
  • Development
  • Financial summary

vloprestiVince LoPresti rejoined the SBA as Area Manager in April 2009 and was promoted to Senior Area Manager in 2012.  Vince formerly worked for the South Florida District Office, as a loan officer and the Atlanta Disaster Office as a Supervisory Loan Officer.

Wednesday 7th June

12:30PM - 2:00PM

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Biz Byte: Launch Your Venture 101

artLaunch Your Venture 101

A two-hour interactive workshop where you will talk through questions like: What you need to know before starting a business? What are your long-term business goals? Create your Individual Entrepreneurial Plan (IEP) or action plan that will help you achieve your goals. After you take this class, discover which weVENTURE program is right for you.

Cost: $12.50 (Handouts and resource materials provided)


Wednesday 7th June

2:00PM - 4:00PM

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