Stillman School of Business

SHU Celebrates Women Entrepreneurship Week!  

alissa lopez x222Would you like to win a prize for your innovative startup business idea? Interested in finding out more about entrepreneurs? Join us in a celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week on Thursday, October 20 at 7 p.m. in Jubilee Hall, Room 528, the Entrepreneurship Center.

The Stillman School of Business Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) and the Entrepreneurship/C.E.O. Club are hosting a fun and engaging Pitch Slam contest. Participating students will be given 90 seconds to pitch their innovative and original business idea. Top winners will receive a $50 Amazon gift card and a Seton Hall University Entrepreneur T-shirt. All undergraduate and graduate students invited!

The event will kick off with special guest speaker Alissa Lopez '19, M.B.A., founder of Family Balance Planner, a life coaching platform to help families prioritize their goals to help them keep their days organized and balanced. Alissa will speak about her entrepreneurial journey and provide tips on how to deliver a perfect pitch. While a Stillman student, Alissa competed in both local and national entrepreneurship competitions, winning both the Seton Hall University Pirates Pitch Startup Competition and NJIT New Business Model Competition. Alissa serves on the CIE Board of Advisors and has been an instructor in the Pirates LaunchPad Summer Accelerator Program since 2019. Alissa and entrepreneurship faculty members will serve as contest judges.

For more information, contact CIE Director Susan Scherreik

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