Chatham University

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

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2nd Friday/each month (September – June)

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8 – 9 AM
Breakfast 7:30AM

$25/Breakfast
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Non-Chatham Student and Veteran's Rate: $12.00 with valid student ID.
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James Laughlin Music Hall
Chatham University
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The Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series features prominent regional women business leaders speaking on a variety of progressive business topics. Casual networking and a continental breakfast precede engaging and interactive presentations on topics essential for women in business such as innovative entrepreneurship, strategic business growth, unique marketing strategies, and logistical business planning.

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Upcoming Dates & Speakers

Friday, June 09

Carving out a Brand in the Food Industry

Join us for a panel featuring women business owners who have built brands in the food industry, with lessons learned from their experiences and tips for business owners looking to make a name for themselves!

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Torie Day

Torie Day

CEO & Executive Chef, Day La Soul Catering

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Entrepreneurship began for Torie after attaining her PA Real Estate License. She found out shortly afterwards that food was her true calling, and started Day La Soul Catering in the spring of 2015 on her own via social media, specifically Facebook & Instagram. Since the start, I've catered dozens of private events, personal "cheffed" to many, and speak while doing live food presentations.

Terri Dowd

Terri Dowd

VP WythU, Executive Producer/Co-Host Between the Eats, CEO Parmesan Princess, Inc.,

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Creating delicious food , and sales and marketing campaigns, Terri Dowd has carved a niche for herself now founding her 3rd corporation. Dowd’s food blog ParmesanPrincess.com launched the home chef’s career into a cooking tv show “Between The Eats,” which she co-hosts with Pittsburgh chef David Carmine. With an audience of 10 million, Dowd’s entrepreneurial spirit brought funding and an eye for linking Between The Eats’ marketing videos to a ROI sales strategy. A few months ago, Dowd joined forces with 4 other fellow entrepreneurs and WythU was born, developing overall marketing and strategic business development strategy for National and International clients. Dowd sits as VP of WythU and is looking forward to Season 3 of Between The Eats and many new homemade recipes on her blog!

Michele Meloy Burchfield

Michele Meloy Burchfield

Co-Founder & CEO, Blume Honey Water

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The beverage category is Michele’s playground. As a sales and marketing expert with 25+ years of experience, Michele knows the industry inside and out. Michele spent nearly 15 years at the Boston Beer Company where she helped build the Sam Adams brand before starting her own consulting business. Simply put, Michele never loses sight of what really matters for a beverage brand: the liquid inside the bottle and how to get it to the consumer. That’s why it’s no wonder she’s helped so many brewers and distillers successfully bring their brands to market, working with brands such as FIJI Water, Sierra Nevada Brewing, New Belgium Brewing, Firestone Walker, Straub, Yuengling, Heineken, Rogue Ales and Founders Brewery to name a few of her clients. When not working or enjoying time with her amazing sons, Will and Andrew Michele is an avid cyclist, skier and tennis player and a green-thumbed outdoorswoman with the backyard gardens to prove it.