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Invest In Her 2017 Pitch Competition

Invest In Her

Please join us on October 19th at the BNY Mellon Innovation Center as we celebrate female entrepreneurs! The Invest in Her team read through 30 applications, conducted 14 interviews, and have identified 8 amazing businesses and women to pitch at this year’s competition.

About Our Finalists:

Our finalists span a wide range of industries and experience. We are excited to present to you the following founders and businesses, we hope that you will come out and show your support!

  • Diane Danforth, Americat Company

  • Katherine Schuler, Rolling Pepperoni

  • Theresa Baughman, FizzPop

  • Debbie Maier Jacknin, Songbird Artistry

  • Mary Jane McCullough, Global Wordsmiths

  • Debralyn Woodberry-Shaw, Elie Circle

  • Erica Peterson, Moms Can: Code

  • Laura Totin Codori, Worm Return

Event Details:

Doors open at 6:15 PM. Pitches will begin promptly at 7:15 PM. We will have a group of esteemed judges deliberate after everyone has pitched. All winners will be announced at the end of the night.

Need More Info? Email: investinher@gmail.com

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available: If you would like to be a sponsor of the pitch event please visit our website here or email investinher@gmail.com.

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6:00 PM18:00

Invest In Her Spring Fundraiser

Please join the women of Invest in Her at Wigle Whiskey on Monday, March 20, 2017, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm as we collectively celebrate International Women's Day, Women's History Month, and the strong, powerful women of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Wigle Whiskey will graciously donate 12% of the total event sales to Invest In Her in order to kick off the 2017 fundraising efforts. Revival Chili will be there providing the food and is donating 10% of the total event sales to Invest In Her as well!

Raffle tickets will also be sold with an opportunity to win:
- complimentary tickets to the Heinz History Center,
- a $50.00 gift certificate to Dinette Restaurant & Wine Bar,
- and jewelry provided by Kim Evans of Divergence Design Jewelry.

Please come out in support of Invest In Her and enjoy an evening of signature drinks, delicious food, and empowering conversation!

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6:30 PM18:30

Invest In Her 2016 Pitch Competition

The Pitch
Invest in Her is the first all-female pitch competition in the region. What started out as an event designed to bring awareness and encouragement has turned into an organization dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurs.  We are once again hosting a pitch competition set to take place October 13th at Alloy 26. The competition  will help create a region that can boast an impressive rate of newly formed and formidable women owned business enterprises.This year we set the goal of reaching more businesses and driving more capital to help those businesses become successful.

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6:00 PM18:00

Invest In Her 2015 Pitch Competition

In January of 2015, Coro Pittsburgh convened its 18th cohort of Women in Leadership (WIL XVIII). In the year-long leadership development program, the WIL XVIII cohort set out to develop a catalytic project that would improve the status of women in Southwestern Pennsylvania (SWPA).

After ongoing dialogue, research and engaging subject matter experts on a range of issues concerning the status of women in SWPA the WIL XVIII cohort decided to focus our efforts on  female entrepreneurship.  Ultimately inspired by a conversation with a group of prominent women entrepreneurs who expressed several challenges business success, the WIL XVIII cohort will be hosting Pittsburgh first all female pitch competition - Invest in Her Pittsburgh.

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