The Hub Singapore & US Embassy Singapore Presents: From Trend to Phenomenon to Global Movement


Women's Entrepreneurship At An All-Time High & Growing

This month The Hub and the US Embassy Singapore welcomes Amanda Brown, Executive Director of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) to share her insights into Women's Entrepreneurship that has evolved from a growing trend to a movement.

Come join us on the 17th November for a networking speech followed by Q&A and a meet and greet with Amanda Brown who is especially interested in entrepreneurship and promoting opportunities for young professionals and women.

Key takeaways:

1. Greater insight into what the National Women's Business Council does and support

2. Emerging Opportunities and Resources for Women-owned and Women-led Firms.

3. In response to the diversity of the face of women’s entrepreneurship, how the solutions must also be diverse to address the myriad of obstacles women face in launching and growing their ventures.

4. The business case for supporting women-owned businesses is a strong one.

Speaker Biography:

Amanda Brown is the Executive Director of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC).

In this role, Amanda works to better the business climate for women – increasing access to capital and to markets, helping women grow their businesses and create jobs, and ultimately using research to make a strong case for policy interventions.

Amanda is an organizer at heart and has a wealth of experience — forging innovative partnerships, executing grassroots campaigns, advising key influencers in the nation’s capital, and growing brand awareness. She worked on the Obama Campaign, the President's Transition Team and the Presidential Inaugural Committee. She has served as the Assistant to the Director in the White House Office of Political Affairs and as the Advisor for Strategic Planning at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Most recently, as the National Political Director for Rock the Vote, she oversaw the organization’s civic engagement programming and led a national advocacy and public awareness campaign for voter registration modernization.

Amanda is a 2014 Forbes 30-under-30 recipient in the Law and Public Policy field, a Halcyon Incubator mentor, a member of NationSwell Council, and a Contributing Editor for More Magazine. She graduated from Dartmouth College in 2007 with degrees in Government and Sociology. Amanda has officially been in Washington, DC long enough to call it home. She is also the daughter of a woman business owner.

Event Timeline
Tue Nov 17, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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