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Ladies Who Launch to Host Free Resilient Leadership Summit to Support Women- and Nonbinary-Owned Small Businesses

Small business capacity building nonprofit Ladies Who Launch to host evening of conversations & networking in San Francisco, CA.

By Girl Power News , in News , at October 26, 2022

Panelists at the Resilient Leadership Summit will include small business owners and the organizations that support them. Ladies Who Launch grant program participants, including San Francisco-based founder, Michelle Pusateri of Nana Joe’s Granola, who will join Janet Lamkin, Senior Vice President of Global Market and Community Innovation at United Airlines and Sarah Friar for a keynote titled, “Supporting Your Employees, Customers & Community.”

“Community has been so important to me as a small business owner,” Michelle Pusateri, owner of Nana Joe’s Granola and LWL Launch Program alumni, said. “Since moving to San Francisco 15 years ago, I’ve found a community and endless opportunities for growth. From collaborating with like-minded businesses to future partnerships with huge organizations like United Airlines, the network and community I’ve cultivated has helped me take my business to the next level and accelerated my personal growth as a leader.”

Other panels at the event will include, “Finding & Retaining Talent” and “Expanding Your Customer Base.” After panel conversations, attendees will mix and mingle to meet and learn from peers across industries. The San Francisco Summit is part one of a two-part event Ladies Who Launch is hosting to support women- and nonbinary-owned small businesses. A virtual Resilient Leadership Summit focused on accessing working capital through trusted institutions will be hosted on Friday, October 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST.

The full list of panels and event schedule for both the in-person Resilient Leadership Summit on October 5 in San Francisco and the Virtual Summit on October 7 are available at:

The Ladies Who Launch Resilient Leadership Summit is made possible with generous support from partners including Ann Taylor, The Home Depot, United Airlines, Pure Leaf, Cox Business, Athletic Brewing Company and more.

Ladies Who Launch is a nonprofit organization that celebrates, elevates, and empowers women and nonbinary small business owners and entrepreneurs to scale and sustain the businesses of their dreams.