The Research Triangle Park

WINnovation: Women Inspiring Innovation

The Umstead Hotel and Spa | 100 Woodland Pond Drive Cary, NC 27513 Sep 8 4:00 pm - Sep 8 8:00 pm

WALTER Magazine is proud to present the third annual WINnovation at the Umstead Hotel & Spa.
This event celebrates women in innovation and explores success stories of local entrepreneurs.

Schedule of Events:

4:00pm Startup Workshop

WALTER is thrilled to welcome Ravila Gupta, President and CEO of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, to lead WINnovation 2017's Startup Workshop.
All WINnovation attendees are welcome to participate in this informal, collaborative brainstorming session. Grab a glass of wine, meet one another, and get ready to ask your burning questions, share your knowledge, and get inspired by your fellow attendees and by Gupta herself. The former President of Umicore USA brings years of corporate leadership to her newest role at the helm of the largest and longest-running entrepreneurial network in the nation.

5:00pm Cocktails

Meet and network with fellow innovators, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts before the main event.

6:00pm Dinner and program

Enjoy a wonderful three course meal by the Umstead while listening to our amazing 2017 WINnovation speakers tell their stories of success. We welcome Donna Preiss, Founder and CEO of The Preiss Co.; Alice Hinman, Founder and Manager of Apiopolis; Nnenna Freelon, Emmy-award-winning jazz singer and non-profit founder; Sarah Yarborough, Co-founder and CEO of Raleigh Denim Workshop; Tatiana Birgisson, Founder and CEO of MATI energy.

We hope you can join us!