The Lady Project Summit Pre and Post Events!

Pre-Summit Events

Meet + Greet The Lady Project City Managers at The Dean

Say Hi to Lady Project City Managers
on Friday, March 24 from 4-5pm at Bolt Coffee!

Meet + greet with our Lady Project City Managers, team members + volunteers at Bolt Coffee in the Dean Hotel! Enjoy treats by the Dean and Trinity Brewhouse and mingle with gals from all thirteen of our Lady Project chapters: Providence, New Haven, Boston, Nashua, New York City, Washington DC, Seattle, Philadelphia, Boulder, San Diego, Dallas-Fort Worth, Tampa, + Albany!

Lady Project Summit: VIP Gifting Suite

Join us for a VIP Experience
on Friday, March 24 from 5-7pm at Hatch Entrepreneurial Center!

Join us on March 24th, the night before the Lady Project Summit at HATCH Entrepreneurial Center for a VIP experience! Get pampered with a massage by Harmony on Hope and get acupuncture by Zenkai Acupuncture. Sip on bubbly by Chloe Wine Collection and nibble on snacks from Easy Entertaining while mingling with your fellow VIP guests.

You also get to take home gifts from Aster CandleCapwell + CoMoroccan MagicMailchimpHerbivore BotanicalsMixed ChicksCurious Nature ApothecaryHelloFreshGiraffes and RobotsEllevestRachyl's Goat Milk SoapGet To Work BookTHE ART OF FATEOverseasonedHolly Likes To CookPreHeelsNew Harvest Coffee , Chloe Wine CollectionGirl Scouts of Southeastern New England and more.

Only 25 tickets are available!

Toast the Summit with Mailchimp

Join us for the Summit Partner Party at The Malted Barley from 5-7pm for apps and a cocktail to kick off the Lady Project Summit with Mailchimp

BIG thanks to our long-time Summit partner, Mailchimp, for hosting this special event at one of our favorite spots.

The Big Life: Dinner with Ann Shoket

Join us for an intimate Badass Babes dinner with Ann Shoket!
Friday, March 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Upserve!

Ann Shoket, author of The Big Life and former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen, shares stories of her own quest for the big life and engages you in a fun and open conversation about work, life, love, sex. power and ambition with the ultimate goal of getting you closer to living the big life you deserve. You'll chat with her and each other about all the issues that keep you up at night and learn how to find a monumental relationship, a dream career, and a sisterhood that helps you achieve your goals.

Only 30 tickets are available-- your ticket includes a copy of The Big Life, pizza, and wine.

Weird in a World that's Not: Whiskey + Wine with Jennifer Romolini

Join The Lady Project for a discussion and reading with Jennifer Romolini (and, whiskey) on Friday, March 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at New Harvest Coffee & Spirits

Join us for a discussion, reading and Q&A with Jennifer Romolini, 2015 Lady Project Summit keynote speaker and author of Weird in a World That's Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures.

Your ticket includes one drink from New Harvest Coffee & Spirits and light bites. 

We'll be meeting at New Harvest Coffee & Spirits at the Arcade, grabbing a drink, and then heading to the lounge in the Arcade for a more intimate setting.

Kick-off Party at Madewell

Let’s Kick off Summit Weekend with Madewell
Friday, March 24 from 7-9 pm at Madewell!

Kick off the Lady Project Summit in style at Madewell! Head to the store at Providence Place for a special night complete with sweet treats and bubbly to sip. Best of all, your new outfit benefits The Lady Project!

Post-Summit Events

Tales of Transformation, Brunch for Women Business Owners

Hosted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Rhode Island
Sunday, March 26 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Faust at The Dean Hotel

Rhode Island women small business owners are invited to join us for a delicious complimentary brunch and hear tales of transformation from three inspiring local women small business owners:

Christine Malecki West: Principal, KITE Architects

Christine is co-owner, with Albert Garcia, of Providence-based KITE Architects, a thoughtful and creative architecture firm that works closely with clients to create beautiful, sustainable, productive and timeless buildings and spaces. Christine designed The Dean Hotel complete renovation, and she will present a fascinating slideshow of before and after images depicting this building’s unexpected transformation from seedy “Sportsman’s Inn” to stylish, award-winning boutique hotel. Christine is an alumna of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Rhode Island program, Cohort 1.

Pearl Farquharson: Owner and Creative Director, Designed By Delsie

Farquharson is the owner and creative director of Designed by Delsie, providing clients a custom event design experience with personalized planning and innovative design. Pearl will share her transformative design process whereby ordinary spaces become stunning event venues. Pearl is an alumna of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Rhode Island program, Cohort 1.

Ellen McNulty-Brown: Chief Executive Officer, Lotuff Leather

Ellen McNulty-Brown is the CEO of Lotuff Leather. Founded in 2012, this Providence small business hand-makes leather bags and accessories. The collection is distinguished by timeless, understated designs, an uncompromising dedication to the best materials and construction, and a steadfast promise to do everything here in America.  In fact, to date, every single item embossed with the Lotuff Leather logo has been handmade in America and with many of the pieces made right here in Providence. Ellen will talk about taking over Lotuff and leading a brand transformation that has yet stayed true to Lotuff’s core values.Ellen is an alumna of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Rhode Island program, Cohort 1.

Shopping Party at Craftland

Join us for Mimosas and Shopping
Sunday, March 26 from 11am-1pm at Craftland!

It would be marvelous if you would join us for a fine selection of fantastic handmade goodies, and handmade Mimosas! Craftland, once a pop-up holiday shop, is now a fabulous year-round shop in downtown Providence. Craftland celebrates sparkly handmade objects and the people who make them. We are proud to be founded, owned, and operated by extraordinary ladies since 2002. Craftland features a fresh selection of work by about 100 local and national artists. Come visit us at the corner of Westminster and Eddy Street. We cannot wait to see you!