Women on the Rise NY is honored to announce our partnership with HSN American Dreams and Lili Gil Valletta, Award-winning entrepreneur, TV contributor, co-founder and CEO of CIEN+, creator of Dreamers Venture and advocate to minority-owned businesses, to search for passionate Product Makers that are on the Rise with new and unique products.
Women on the Rise NY is honored to announce our partnership with HSN American Dreams to search for passionate Product Makers that have new and unique brands to share with their 90 million households. Star entrepreneur Lili Gil Valletta and Women on the Rise founder Marsha Guerrier are focused on empowering women and minority business owners to achieve their DREAMS with hopes that their products could be offered LIVE on HSN! Entrepreneurs will be pre-selected to pitch LIVE at the 5th Annual Women on the Rise Forum & Expo. All entrepreneurs selected will be entered to win the Women on the Rise Small Business Grant. Prizes TBA.
As part of HSN’s American Dreams initiative – a program designed to cultivate entrepreneurs and introduce innovative new products to the marketplace – HSN is hosting an exclusive search at the 5th Annual Women on the Rise Forum & Expo to find America’s next great product. HSN will bring you the chance to pitch your product to a panel of judges for the opportunity to be featured on HSN and introduce your product to HSN’s 90 million households.
The Women on the Rise Forum & Expo happening October 19-20, 2018, now in its fifth year. This two-day EPIC event for Women Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Authors, Career Professionals & Product Makers will be filled with speakers, presentations, and panels that will provide useful strategies, and actionable steps to help you Rise and take your career or business to the next level.
Get ready for two days of education and transformational experience from our luminary speakers and educators!
Here is what we have planned for you…
Career and Business Development
VIP Rise Lunch with Celebrity Guest (For VIP's Only)
Shopping with our Small Business Vendors
Women on the Rise Small Business Pitch Contest
Opportunity to Network and Connect with liked-minded women in business
Marsha Guerrier is a best selling author, life balance coach, business consultant and the founder and CEO of Women on the Rise NY, Inc. She is also a ‘Mompreneur’ with a full-time career in the financial technology industry spanning over 20 years working for Fortune 500 and startup firms. She currently is working as a Software Test Engineer. Marsha is also the founder the Yva Jourdan Foundation a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families with special needs and has served as the Executive Director for over 8 years. Marsha holds a BS in Business, Management and Economics.
She is a two-time recipient of the State Assembly of New York’s Women of Distinction Award for both her work with the Yva Jourdan Foundation and Women on the Rise NY, Inc. and most recently awarded a Citation from the Nassau County Office of the Comptroller.