GRIT: Secret Recipes of Successful Women Entrepreneurs

GRIT: Secret Recipes of Successful Women Entrepreneurs

On November 17th, Philadelphia celebrated its first annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) at Moore College of Art and Design.  Led by Philadelphia WED Ambassador Elissa Bloom, this inaugural observance of women leaders in tech, business, non-profit, and education will come together to celebrate, empower and support each other at this full day conference.


On a global scale, WED was celebrated in 144 countries, and empowered, motivated 4 billion unique women and inspired 250 million girls living in poverty to achieve their dreams. By participating in this first time Philadelphia event, participants were part of a global movement that will change the lives of so many.

Elissa Bloom, WED Ambassador & Executive Director of Philadelphia Fashion Incubator and Marjorie Margolies, President of Women’s Campaign International

Bloom says “We are dedicated to creating more role models for Philadelphia women to enter into business and leadership positions, as well as to help strengthen their business networks.  With celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, we are also committed to gathering a think tank of inspiring women leaders in Philadelphia who can amplify our message of expanding businesses in the region.”

Nina Ahmad, Deputy Mayor for Public Engagement with City Representative Sheila Hess who delivered Women’s Entrepreneurship Day proclamation to WED Philadelphia Ambassador Elissa Bloom.

Rakia Reynolds, Owner, Skai Blue Media (Happy birthday a date late) was keynote speaker, who chatted about balancing a family while making positive impacts in the world of business.

Betsy Braun, Jennifer Lynn Robinson, Elissa Boom, Dafna Yachin , Lauren Raske, and Britt Killeen

About Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is the world’s largest entrepreneurial and financial empowerment initiative dedicated to celebrating, supporting and empowering women worldwide. WED encourages four billion women worldwide to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams, with the goal of bringing hope and alleviating poverty.

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Thanks to Norma Velez for shooting this event