Join Us February 26th: A Retail Summit for University Students

 Walker’s Legacy is excited to partner with the NRF Foundation to bring you Be An Innovator, a one-day Summit for students in the retail entrepreneurship space. Join leading and notable women in business and entrepreneurship as they speak to the challenges faced and accomplishments they have achieved in their designated fields.

The Summit is designed to provide students with the keys to success and knowledge to thrive as retail entrepreneurs. They will leave feeling empowered with business tools and strategies to enhance and elevate their business acumen, as well as their financial and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Date: February 26, 2021

Time: 10AM – 3PM EST

Featured Events

Keynote Address

Work Ethic of a Boss: Learn about the type of discipline and leadership needed to run a successful business.

3 Panels

  • PANEL: The Brand of You Panel 

Your personal brand is not just your social media account. Your brand is your story and a reflection of your business. As a woman in business, your personal brand is defined in two ways: your online and your offline self. Your online brand might include your social media profiles and company website. But it’s your offline brand that really tells the deeper story. The Brand of You Panel will teach participants how to create, maintain, and leverage their personal brands for professional use.

  • PANEL: Setting Up Shop

Starting an eCommerce business is hard work with many steps and decisions that need to come together at the right time. You have selected and evaluated your product, written your business and marketing plans and now you are ready to set-up your online business. The Setting Up Shop Panel will cover strategies for acquiring customers, POS technology, and building a successful online business. 

  • PANEL: Women of Color in Retail

The retail industry provides customers with the opportunity to purchase products and services. Careers in the retail industry cover all functions of the business including management, sales, finance, marketing, and product development. This panel will explore the different career paths available and will highlight women of color powerhouses within the industry.

Stay tuned for the announcement of featured speakers and panelists!



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