Celebrating Women's History Month

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Throughout the month of March, we have been celebrating Women’s History Month by shining a spotlight on the women entrepreneurs and leaders in our community. What has been your greatest reward in being an entrepreneur? What advice would you give to young women who want to succeed in the workplace? We’ve shared their answers to a few of these questions on our social media pages, and below, you’ll find a compilation of our favorite answers. Scroll all the way to the bottom to see the list of the 9 featured women and their companies.

What quote or song lyric has guided you on this journey?

What has been your greatest reward in being an entrepreneur?

Who is your role-model (or more specifically your entrepreneur role-model) and why?

What’s one thing you believe the startup ecosystem has yet to learn regarding diversity and how it’s accomplished?

What advice would you give to young women who want to succeed in the workplace?

Ashlee Ammons: COO/Co-Founder of Mixtroz. Mixtroz is a technology that drives live event attendees from the digital space (mobile phone) to physical space in real time while collecting data. They are like LinkedIn but live.

Beth Chase: CEO of c3/consulting and EC Board Chair. c3 accelerates change and value creation for Fortune 500 and private equity-backed growth businesses.

Channing Moreland: CEO & Co-Founder of EVAmore. EVAmore streamlines the relationship of live events with genius talent by automating the process of booking entertainment.

Jessica Harthcock: Founder of Utilize Health. Utilize Health is a neurological care management program that helps patients see improved outcomes and health plans see a reduction in overall care costs.

Lauren Egge: Founder of Noka Supply Co. Noka Supply Co. is creating daily health accessories that don't sacrifice style for utility.

Sarah Beth Perry: CEO & Founder of With The Band. With the Band is a mobile app that is creating a whole new experience for dedicated music fans.

Shani Dowell: Founder of Possip. Possip helps schools get weekly parent feedback through quick surveys and an engagement platform - turning parent gossip into constructive information for schools.

Sherry Stewart Deutschmann: CEO of Sunset Ventures. Sunset Ventures invests in women-owned businesses which employ an employee-first business model.

Stephanie Cummings: CEO and Founder of Please Assist Me. Please Assist Me is an all-in-one personal home assistant mobile app and service.