4:20 PM - 5:00 PM
Session Name

From Spark to Scale Up: How Austin Helps Female Founders Succeed
Presented by DWEN (Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network)
Speakers: Blanca Lesmes, CEO, BB Imaging; Janice Omadeke, general partner, The Fund and exited CEO and Founder, The Mentor Method; Snow White, director, US education sales strategy, Intel


Tapping into the right resources can be the key to turning your business idea into a successful venture. From unique local businesses to innovative tech startups, Austin is a growing ecosystem for women-led ventures. Ranked in the top 25 U.S. cities featured in the Dell Women Entrepreneur Network’s (DWEN) WE Cities Index, the city supports four critical pillars every women-owned business (WOBs) needs to succeed: community, technology, insights, and capital.

Janice Omadeke Snow White Director, US education sales strategy