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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs
Summer Webinar Series

Empowering you to build and protect your business 

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Are you a driven female entrepreneur or an aspiring business owner looking to achieve financial security and independence? 

Are you looking to secure your financial future and build a successful business that allows you to live life on your own terms, while also providing for your family? 

Would you like to gain a competitive edge and learn how to navigate the legal and financial complexities of running a successful business? 

Do you want to expand your knowledge and gain practical insights on a variety of topics that are crucial to the success of your business, such as contracts, hiring, entity choice, tax planning, and more? 

Then this webinar series is for YOU. This summer webinar series is designed to empower women entrepreneurs just like you with the knowledge and skills necessary to build, protect, and grow your businesses. Whether you're just starting out or have been in business for years, these webinars will provide you with valuable insights and practical guidance on a variety of topics. 

The series will cover a range of topics including starting a side hustle, trademarks, contracts, growing your team, networking, powers of attorney, wills and trusts, entity choice, exit planning, and tax planning. Our experienced presenters will guide you through each topic, providing you with actionable advice and strategies for success. 

Each webinar will be approximately 45 minutes in length, including a Q&A session at the end to answer any questions you may have. The cost for each webinar is $20, or you can sign up for the entire series for $150, providing significant savings and access to all the valuable information and resources covered in each session. All registrants will have access to the recorded webinars you purchased in case you can’t attend live.  

Each webinar is carefully planned to empower you to
build the life and business of your dreams.

Starting a Side Hustle: How to Turn Your Passion into Profit

June 14 

Are you interested in starting a side hustle but worried about the legal and financial implications? In this webinar, Athena's Founding Attorney Carolyn Jahnke will show you the essential steps you need to take to protect your personal assets and legally set up your side business. You'll learn about the different legal structures and entity choices available to you, as well as how to navigate liability issues. We'll provide you with the tools you need to turn your passion into a profitable and legally sound business.  

Employees or Contractors: Building Your Team

June 21 

Growing your team is an exciting step for any business owner, but it also brings challenges and responsibilities. In this webinar, Athena's Sarah Coenen will explore the differences between hiring contractors and employees, and the legal implications of each choice. We'll cover key topics such as hiring best practices, labor laws, appropriately using non-competes, the importance of non-solicitation clauses, and performance management strategies.​

Networking Mastery: Unleash the Power of Connections for Your Business

June 28 

Unlock the game-changing potential of networking as a female entrepreneur with our webinar on networking mastery. With guest presenter Dawn Mullarney, owner of Unique Connector, gain the essential skills and strategies to build a powerful network that propels your business forward. Discover how to make meaningful connections, nurture relationships, and leverage your network for growth and success. Join us and learn how to navigate networking events with confidence, tap into collaborative opportunities, and harness the collective strength of your connections.

Entity Selection: Choosing the Right Business Entity for You

Choosing the right business entity is a crucial decision for any business owner. In this webinar, Athena's Sarah Coenen will dive into the key considerations when deciding on the right entity for your business, including legal structure, tax status, and liability protection. We'll explore the different types of entities, such as LLCs, corporations, and sole proprietorships, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.

July 5

Unleashing Efficiency: Creating Systems for Small Business Success

Unleash the full potential of your business by implementing efficient systems that will propel your success. Our guest presenter Amber Swenor, CEO of Soul Seed, will guide you through unlocking the secrets to streamlining your operations, whether you're a solopreneur or leading a team, discover how to automate tasks, optimize workflows, and establish a strong foundation for sustainable growth.

July 12

Cultivating Marketing Magic: Turn Your Business Into a Customer Magnet 

July 19

Unlock the power of brand strategy and messaging to grow your business. With guest presenter, Erin Pennings, owner of Copysnacks, you'll learn how crafting your brand's voice with precision, authenticity, and charm, helps you attract perfect-fit customers and team members so you can increase sales and reach your business goals. We'll cover how to make your brand resonate with your audience, the role messaging plays, how to tap into your customers' brains to give your brand a much-needed makeover, and how to use a brand strategy and voice guide as a lens for all of your marketing efforts.

Tax Planning: Minimizing Liability & Securing Your  Future

July 26

Understanding the tax implications of running a business is essential to your financial success. In this webinar, our guest presenter Dawn Hryshko, owner of Hryshko & Associates, will discuss how to plan for taxes effectively and minimize your tax liability. We'll cover everything from tax basics to tax planning strategies for small businesses. Additionally, we'll explore how effective tax planning can not only benefit your business but also help you secure your family's financial future.

Financial Planning for Women: How to Secure Your Financial Future

August 2

As a woman business owner, it is important to plan for your financial future and secure your long-term financial stability. In this webinar, our guest presenter, Jennifer Kleckner, owner of 10X Prosperity, will discuss financial planning strategies specifically tailored for women business owners. We'll cover everything from retirement to wealth-building and budgeting techniques. You'll leave with a better understanding of how to manage your finances and achieve your financial goals.

Trademarks: Protect Your Brand and Your Business

August 9

Your brand is one of your most valuable assets, and protecting it is crucial to the success of your business. In this webinar, Athena's Sarah Coenen will discuss the importance of trademarks and how they can protect your brand. We'll also cover the different types of trademarks available and how to register a trademark for your business.

Drafting and Negotiating Contracts: Key Terms to Protect Your Business

August 16

Contracts are a crucial aspect of any successful business but navigating the complexities of drafting and negotiating them can be challenging. In this webinar, Athena’s Founding Attorney Carolyn Jahnke will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the key terms and clauses that you need to include in your contracts to protect your business interests. She will guide you through contract basics, including the different types of contracts and their essential components, and will provide you with practical advice on how to negotiate favorable terms for your business. You'll learn how to identify potential risks and liabilities and protect your business from legal disputes. Join us to gain valuable insights into drafting and negotiating contracts that will help your business thrive.

Exit Planning: How to Plan for the Future of Your Business

Whether you're planning to retire, sell your business, or pass it on to the next generation, it's important to have an exit plan in place. In this webinar, Athena's Founding Attorney and Certified Exit Planning Advisor, Carolyn Jahnke will share ways to how to plan and prepare for when you exit your business and how to ensure a smooth transition when the time comes.

August 23

Estate Planning Essentials: How Protect Your Family & Assets

August 30

Estate planning is an important part of protecting your personal and business assets. In this webinar, Athena’s Sarah Coenen will dive into the world of estate planning and how it can help protect your personal and business assets. Specifically, we'll explain how powers of attorney, wills, and trusts work together to protect you. By the end, you'll understand the benefits of having a comprehensive estate plan and be equipped with the knowledge to choose the right type of documents to suit your needs, putting you on the path to lasting protection and peace of mind.

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