Womxn Entrepreneurs: How to grow and launch a creative business

As womxn starting small businesses in the creative industry, we’re always seeking agile and growth-oriented strategies when launching and growing our brands. This event will bring together a range of womxn who will share the advice they’ve learned from their ventures. Whether you’re still figuring out how to quit your day job or already bringing on more staff, this event is for you.

And make sure you can join on time! Before our panel discussion, we’ll kick off the event with some open networking time.

Topics will include:

  • Best practices on launching a business
  • Growing a sustainable, mission-driven brand
  • Responding to obstacles and barriers

Not only will participants get the chance to hear from speakers at different stages of launching their own businesses, this event will create space for networking and peer learning. Come prepared for an insightful conversation and helpful takeaways.

About DC Design Week

Built by 100% volunteer power, DC Design Week is an annual celebration of this community, hosted by AIGA DC. Ten percent of all revenue from DCDW events and all profit this year go toward the Design Continuum Fund (DCF) scholarship fund. We believe in fostering the next generation of designers through helping local design-minded and underrepresented students as they pursue their education. Interested in becoming a member? To gain early access to our most exclusive events and year-long discounts, sign up to become a member today!


All DCDW events will have real-time CART (live captioning) services. Learn more about our commitment to accessibility and request additional accommodations at https://www.dcdesignweek.org/accessibility.


This event will be streamed via Zoom. In order to participate fully, attendees should plan to join on the Zoom app via their computer, tablet, or mobile device with enough bandwidth to support viewing video. In order to ensure only those who have registered for the event are able to attend — and to create space for intimate conversations — only those whose display name fully matches the name on our registration list will be admitted from the waiting room. You can find more about joining our virtual events, including how to connect, directions to troubleshoot, and information about our refund policy in our FAQ.

Code of Conduct

All AIGA DC events adhere to our Code of Conduct.

When & Where
Fri, Sep 25, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT