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Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

October 12, 2018 | 8:00 am - 9:30 am


The Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series features prominent regional women business leaders speaking on a variety of progressive business topics. Casual networking and a continental breakfast precede engaging and interactive presentations on topics essential for women in business such as innovative entrepreneurship, strategic business growth, unique marketing strategies, and logistical business planning.

Jenna Knapp, Founder and Director of Production at Thread, will discuss how she built Thread: a business on a mission to end poverty by creating dignified jobs and responsible, high-quality products with global brands. Thread transforms plastic bottles from the streets and canals of Haiti and Honduras into the most responsible fabrics and products on the planet. Every product made with Thread tackles poverty and cleans up the planet. Thread is a Public Benefit Corporation and scores in the top 10% of B-Corps globally on its governance and incorporation of the world’s waste into its products.


October 12, 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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Chatham University Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship


James Laughlin Music Center, Chatham Shadyside Campus
1 Woodland Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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