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Wednesday, May 25 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
You Rock, Moms: Peer to Peer Support for Mompreneurs

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Interactive workshop featuring special guest panelists and attendees in a Mompreneur "gut check" session. Both panelists and attendees will be able to share advice, insights, issues, and questions in a supportive circle. Lunch and networking will follow as apart of Detroit Startup Week.

+Presented by Human Scale Studio, a consultancy firm transforming cities by putting people first and Launch Exchange, dedicated to growing social enterprise in Detroit and beyond. 

Moderators
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Lara Galloway

Founder, The Mom Biz Coach
​Lara Galloway, The Mom Biz Coach and co-author of Moms Mean Business—A Guide to Creating a Successful Company and a Happy Life as a Mom Entrepreneur, is an author, speaker and coach to women business owners who want to work less, make more, and love the work they do. Her passion is helping entrepreneurs create and run successful businesses and live happy lives. She’s the host of the popular MomBiz Solutions Show podcast on iTunes and... Read More →

Speakers
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April Boyle

Founder and Executive Director, Build Institute
April Jones Boyle, Founder and Executive Director Build Institute | April was a start-up team member of D:hive, where she was Director of Small Business Initiatives and helped launch the Build program. She is also the co-creator of a number of small-scale ventures including the award-winning family Hootenanny kids concert series and CD, the critically acclaimed Indonesian pop-up restaurant Komodo Kitchen and the all mom rock band The Mydols... Read More →
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Yolanda Curry

Registration Manager, Build Institute
Yolanda is a proud Build grad and owner of The D. The Jewelry, which is featured at local boutiques such as The Peacock Room and City Bird. She earned dual degrees in Industrial and Jewelry Design at the University of Michigan in 2001. Yolanda has facilitated Build’s Etsy Entrepreneurship Class. For many years, Yolanda also taught youth art classes at non-profit organizations and several metro Detroit schools. She is passionate about helping... Read More →
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Danielle North

Danielle North wears many entrepreneurial hats. She’s the Founder and Owner of Detroit’s first indoor playground – Kidz Kingdom Open Play & Party Center. This center is place for kids and a space for parents as it provides a safe and fun place for families. She also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of EdReform Partners where she’s partnering with schools and their stakeholders to promote city-wide educational reform. She mostly... Read More →
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Sarah Pappas

Farmer/Florist, Fresh Cut Detroit
I'm a farmer/florist with 10 years of experience in food & farming justice, growing, and education. Talk to me about food and agriculture sovereignty, security, and beauty!
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Danielle Smith

Danielle Smith is the owner and founder of Detroit Maid, a residential and commercial cleaning service for busy Detroiters. A native Detroiter, Danielle established Detroit Maid in January 2013 to simplify life for Detroiters on the go and free them up to discover all the city has to offer. She’s determined to make cleaning service accessible to everyone from the busy intern to the bustling family and growing startup. A graduate of the Build... Read More →

Sponsors
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Human Scale Studio

Human Scale Studio provides people-centric solutions to cities, neighborhoods, and businesses. We allow the shapers of the urban world  to better understand where cities are heading and how people want to live in them. With methodologies ranging from future-casting, community planning, and design research, Human Scale is a strategic consultancy like no other.  We are equally equipped to strategize in the board room as we are to... Read More →