WOMEN MAKING CHANGE Event Signature Sponsor – C2!

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WOMEN MAKING CHANGE Event Signature Sponsor – C2!

In recognition of 30 years of championing women entrepreneurs, Mercy Connections’ Women’s Small Business Program (WSBP) will host Women Making Change, an evening dedicated to the women entrepreneurs making positive change in our community.


Mercy Connections Celebrates Entrepreneurship with

Women Making Change Event

In recognition of 30 years of championing women entrepreneurs, Mercy Connections’ Women’s Small Business Program (WSBP) will host Women Making Change, an evening dedicated to the women entrepreneurs making positive change in our community. This event will take place on October 1st at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The evening will begin with a networking reception and will feature an interactive panel discussion with inspiring local women business owners.

The panel will be facilitated by Ashley Sandy, Managing Partner of LONDONmiddlebury, and Claire Wheeler, Founder of RE:WORK LLC, and will feature the following local entrepreneurs:

  • Anna Barrett: Co-Founder, Atmosphoria
  • Leyla Bringas: WSBP Graduate; Founder, Lunaroma; Co-Founder, Atmosphoria
  • Leslie McCrorey Wells: Co-Owner and Manager, Pizzeria Verità, Trattoria Delia and Sotto Enoteca
  • Louisa Schibli: Co-Founder, Milk Money Vermont; Partner, Vermont Works Management Company

This event is generously underwritten by our signature sponsor, Competitive Computing, also known as C2, a leading digital solutions company headquartered in Vermont. “26 years ago, C2 was founded by two men and two women at a time when women entrepreneurs were scarce in business, even more so in tech. Since that time we’ve watched with pride the evolution of strong female leaders in our workplaces and communities. We are so proud to support Women Making Change, and celebrate all of the women and men who make a difference in our world each and every day,” said Marty Thieret, CEO, C2.

Additional event support is provided by the Women Business Owners Network – Vermont, Mascoma Bank, Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C., Vermont Gas Systems and the Burlington Community Economic Development Office and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

To purchase event tickets, please visit: https://women-making-change.eventbrite.com

Mercy Connections, founded in 2001, is an educational, values-driven social impact organization that empowers people to make significant life changes through education, mentoring, entrepreneurship training and community.

C2 – Competitive Computing, is a leading Vermont-based technology consulting company specializing in Digital Services, Cloud Infrastructure, and Managed Services. For more than 26 years, C2 has been helping clients leverage advancing technology solutions that help them be more competitive.


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