A Conversation Series for Women

2023 NACo Achievement Award Winner

Broward County, Fla., FL

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About the Program

Category: Community and Economic Development (Best in Category)

Year: 2023

The Broward County Conversation Series for Women was launched in 2021 to increase awareness about the resources available for women, women entrepreneurs, and women-owned businesses and share helpful personal and professional insights and tips for success. The conversation series format is a virtual chat that features a small group of trailblazing women leaders exploring specific topics and is facilitated by a dynamic moderator. The topics focus on areas of need that have been identified as women return to the workforce following the pandemic and based on some of the recommendations from the 2021 Broward County Status of Women Report. The conversations cover employment resources available for women returning to the workforce, educational opportunities and funding programs, negotiation skills (earnings gaps), entrepreneurship, access to capital, apprenticeship, stories and experiences from successful women-owned businesses and other relevant topics. Each conversation is organic and unrehearsed allowing for the candid and meaningful exchange of experiences, information, and tools with the audience. These live conversations are free, registration is not required, and are available through Facebook Live and You Tube. To date over 1,700 participants have joined the conversations.