FAILING WITH CONFIDENCE
Valuable Lessons from Seasoned Entrepreneurs
Being a leader means you're called to sacrifice greater, work harder, do better, think smarter and innovate faster. Sometimes the steps we take are just the right ones, sometimes they're...not. But, you know what? That's part of the journey. Oftentimes our greatest "failures" are the most valuable lessons that lead to greater success. Let's take a page from the stories of these female entrepreneurs who have been there, done that - and who are ready to share with us their most important learning moments that
led to the biggest rewards.
Ask them your questions in Q&A session after the panel, network with other Phoenix boss ladies and creatives, and enjoy some refreshing mimosas! All of this before 11AM.
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The Scott Resort + Spa
4925 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Failing With Confidence
S P E A K E R S
Jamie Burton | Partner at WickedlySmart
Jamie Burton is an insightful communicator, entrepreneur and consultant. Professionally, Jamie is a partner and marketing director at WickedlySmart. Previously Jamie was co-founder of an online technology platform and app dedicated to simplifying life for the modern mom. She began her career in the medical sales industry where she received numerous awards for her sales and marketing achievements. Jamie holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from Loyola University Maryland. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communications in three years from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Kristen Forgione | Founder of THE LifeStyled COMPANY
After 10 years toying in career fields from finance to hospitality, it was her stint in fashion school that reignited Kristen’s childhood passion for all things color and design, and inspired her to create THE LifeStyled COMPANY Design Firm, specializing in minimal + modern desert looks. Fast-forward 5 years, a design studio, retail shop and a team of desert-loving designers and staff, she continues to champion the original style they have curated, called #OrganicDesertLiving, and has proven to be the trendsetting design firm of their region.
Natasha Nelson Stubbs | President at Kauzbots
Natasha Nelson is a public relations, digital marketing and SEO expert who currently serves as a consultant for startups to Fortune 500 brands. Previously, she owned a PR agency in Orange County, CA and co-founded with her sister the first self-serve frozen yogurt company in Arizona, Yogurtini. Together they opened 30 locations across the country before selling the franchise to Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in 2012. Today, she is a co-owner of Kauzbots LLC., a charity-driven plush toy company that makes robots “with a heart,” each one supporting a separate mission-fueled organization.