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An in-person and live-streamed event to support the rise of feminine leadership and entrepreneurism in today's tech-savvy world.
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Emerging Women Live, October 10-13, 2013, Boulder, CO

THE EVENT

With feminine power on the rise, many women are feeling called to create a new kind of work life - one where we can be fully expressed and supported in our lifestyle choices. With technology made more accessible every day, the barriers to starting and growing a business are shrinking, and many women are choosing entrepreneurship as a path to a career of meaning and purpose, creative expression, and financial success. Other women in leadership or executive positions are using this paradigm shift to influence change in "the how" of doing business within companies or organizations.

Emerging Women Live aims to support and propel this emerging movement by helping women to harness the power of the feminine, kick ass in business, and create a new paradigm for success.

Participants will:

1)  Learn practical methods and tools for starting and growing a business 

2)  Discover the power of vulnerability, self-compassion, and being REAL as a leader

3)  Find the courage and inspiration needed to take their worklife to the next level 

4)  Navigate the complexities of online marketing, crowdfunding, cash flow, and more 

5)  Connect with their vitality and sensuality and discover the power of feminine expression 

6)  Make new friends and circles that will support them as an entrepreneurs, leaders, and creators 

THE PRESENTERS

Elizabeth Gilbert, Brené Brown, Eve Ensler, Alanis Morissette, Ani DiFranco, Tami Simon, Kelly McGonigal, Tara Mohr, Christine Kane, Jennifer Lee and more!

Our speakers range from established trailblazers and leaders to women at the start of their emerging process, and everything in between! They are successful business women, moms, single entrepreneurs , authors, workshop leaders, Ted Talkers, and other infinite varieties of women who kick ass. We will hear their stories of courage and fear, creativity and blank pages, success and challenges – the real stuff. These are women who care about the emerging women movement and are part of our circle – this is a unique opportunity to authentically connect with these amazing women.

REWARDS

Exclusive Downloadable Kick-Ass Practices Audio Program

This is a series of 8-10 guided practices lead by our amazing presenters, all designed to support, inspire, and coach us through an integrated approach to success, creativity, and business.  This particular collection is only available through Kickstarter.

Organic T-Shirts:  Emerge: v. to become manifest 

Workshops

Marketing the Right-Brain Way: Find and Connect with Your Perfect Customers - Jennifer Lee

Managing the Moola: Create a Financial Plan with Fun and Flair - Jennifer Lee

Take the Leap: How to Transform Habits, Tap In to Your Inner Wisdom, and Go Ater What You Really Want - Kelly McGonigal

Self-Compassion and Emotional Resilience: How to Be a Good Friend to Yourself When You Need it Most - Kristin Neff

Uplevel Your Business™ - Christine Kane

The Art and Business of Thought Leadership - Erin Weed

Panel Presentation – Crowdfunding

Custom Print signed by select "A-list" presenters

HOW THIS CAMPAIGN WILL HELP

Our goal is to make this event available to as many people as possible through a free live stream to global markets, so that we can reach the people who may not have the means to attend the live event in person. This campaign will help to fund the AV and streaming costs to make this happen.

In addition, we are raising funds to support our website design and build, and all of the marketing efforts needed to reach as wide an audience - both for the in-person and streamed attendance - as possible.  These costs will cover promotional videos, podcasts and digital download freebies, in addition to marketing images, design, and advertising.

Finally, for those that attend in-person, we are focused on creating ways to encourage networking and real connection between the participants, the speakers, and the sponsor/partners.  We aim to create an event where corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, creatives, and members from technology, business and other sectors of society can mingle together and partner on creating this new paradigm for success.  Contributions to this campaign will help us create those networking opportunities by helping us fund venue costs for additional break-out rooms, general overhead, meals, and receptions.

FOUNDER AND HOST

For over ten years, Chantal served as the VP of Sales and Marketing for Sounds True, a multimedia publishing company focused on spirituality, personal growth, and holistic living.  In her last year at Sounds True, Chantal spearheaded the successful launch of the Wake Up Festival, Sounds True’s first annual national event with over 25 speakers and 800 attendees.  Shortly after, in September 2012, she founded Emerging Women and Emerging Women Live.  In 2002, after graduating with an MBA from the University of Colorado, Chantal left a 4-year career in the medical devices  industry in search of work that would amplify her dedication to inner transformation and her passion for ideas.  She continues to support the integration of consciousness and business through Emerging Women.  Chantal’s ultimate vision is to weave feminine leadership and authenticity into businesses, and to create a world where women have a strong voice in the shaping of our future.

Risks and challenges

Our primary marketing strategy is to reach potential participants through partnership and "in-kind" online promotions and emails. If we are trending behind our goal (given our line-up and the momentum of this movement, we are not expecting this!), we will start by asking our presenters to market the event more heavily through their social media channels and their websites. We will also create more give-away freebies for our marketing partners to entice more people to check out our website. We will also consider some strategic and niche market-focused discounting.

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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    This gives you the satisfaction of knowing that you have contributed to the rise of feminine leadership and entrepreneurship in our world today. You also receive our gratitude and appreciation for joining us in this campaign. Thank you!

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    Receive our Kickstarter exclusive downloadable Kick-Ass Practices from Women Who Kick Ass audio program, a collection of guided practices from our successful speakers who integrate mindfulness, authenticity, and feminine power into their businesses.

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    All of the above, and a custom, very hip, organic t-shirt. "Emerge: v. to become manifest" on the front, Emerging Women Live on the back (slim fit, women's s,m,l,xl).

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    All of the above plus access to two 90-minute workshops of your choice via streaming digital delivery up to 60 days after the event. This offer is for our Kickstarter contributors only. Otherwise, these workshops are only available for participants who attend the event in person.

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    All of the above plus access to four 90-minute workshops of your choice via streaming digital delivery up to 60 days after the event. This offer is for our Kickstarter contributors only. Otherwise, these workshops are only available for participants who attend the event in person.

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    All of the above plus access to all 7 workshops via streaming digital delivery up to 60 days after the event. This offer is for our Kickstarter contributors only. Otherwise, these workshops are only available for participants who attend the event in person.

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    All of the above plus one ticket to the event. This is a $195 savings off of the early bird price of $1200, and only available here at Kickstarter.

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    All of the above + an additional ticket and t-shirt for your guest, plus reserved VIP seating in presenters' section for you and your guest.

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    All of the above plus an invitation for you and your guest to a private presenters' reception. In addition, you will receive a very cool and inspirational custom print autographed by select "A-list" presenters.

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