Sibyl Slade formerly with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Sibyl is a financial advisor with Waddell & Reed where she provides comprehensive financial planning and advisory services to small business owners and individuals.
Diane Myer is Founder & CEO of icre8t Results digital marketing agency where she was responsible for dozens of major consumer brands. She is a serial and parallel entrepreneur with experience teaching classes on pitching and online marketing. Diane herself has pitched in startup competitions, and most recently participated in investor pitches for over $500M in investment funding. She and Nancy Chorpenning will be coaching the successful InnovateHER Atlanta winner.
Stephanie Everett JD is Owner of Stephanie Everett Consulting where she helps attorneys start and grown firms while finding happiness and success. She is also Founding Executive Director for Georgia’s first incubator for newer attorneys, Lawyers for Equal Justice.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is currently holding its 3rd annual business challenge — InnovateHER 2017. This competition helps identify innovative products and services with commercial potential that impact the lives of women and/or families. The national InnovateHER Challenge is underwritten by the Atlanta-based Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation.
Our local Atlanta finalist will receive over $5000 in individual expert coaching to help perfect her pitch for national spotlight as she represents us in the national InnovateHER challenge this Summer 2017.
The deadline for local entries is May 22. The local finalist will be announced May 31, after the May 25 ‘Pitch Night.’
The SBA will name its semifinalists July 31, 2017 with the winners announced and prizes awarded in September.
This site provides entry information about the local Atlanta competition.