This is not SPAM! If you are a woman entrepreneur (or know one) in the Bay Area, read about a great cause and an even better opportunity for you!
In recent weeks, I have been working with my friends at the Madera Group to support Make Mine a Million $ Business, a program of the non-profit Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence.
I am taking the liberty to share below a post from the Madera Group blog, so you may get a feel as to WHY this is such an important cause and all women entrepreneurs in the Bay Area should be apply to make theirs a million dollar business!
Are you a female entrepreneur struggling to find innovative ideas to market your business? Or perhaps you are in search of some extra finances to take your business to the next level. Then look no further than Make Mine A Million $ Business Award! This competition, a program of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, is geared towards woman business owners who dream of expanding their revenues to $1 million. Winners of the award will receive specialized business coaching to make their business successful, as well as increases visibility to potential customers. 20 finalists will be selected to present their business model at The Make Mine A Million $ Business San Francisco Event from November 7-9, 2010. The deadline to apply is October 15th, 2010.
Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence is a non-profit company that strives propel economic growth by giving female entrepreneurs the resources and capital necessary to achieve success. Nell Merlino, the founder and CEO of Count Me In, seeks to empower women so they “realize that there is a path for business growth.”
She points out in an article in Icosa Magazine, “that women tend to be less aggressive than their male counterparts when it comes to networking, and sometimes they don’t believe in their power as the majority in the business world.” By giving women the tools and knowledge that they can, in fact, succeed, Merlino hopes to increase the percentage of female entrepreneurs who earn over $1 million in revenue, thus increasing the number of jobs in the economy and boosting the overall community development.