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Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs Summit

  • Wells Fargo Auditorium 5 Liberty Street Charleston, SC, 29401 United States (map)

Join us for an evening of inspiration and celebration as we gather to honor our growing community of women entrepreneurs.

Hosted by the College of Charleston Center for Entrepreneurship, this annual event features a student pitch contest, a woman entrepreneur panel, and a cocktail hour with your chance to make meaningful connections with other community members, professionals, and industry experts.

Ticket sales go directly to the winner of the Student Pitch Contest, show your support for local women entrepreneurs by purchasing your ticket(s) here.


  • Opening Remarks by Dr. David Wyman, PhD, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, College of Charleston
  • Introduction by Melissa Barker, Founder and Director of Programming, Women Entrepreneurs of Charleston
  • College of Charleston Student Pitch Contest
  • Panel Kickoff by Eric Cox, President, Coastal Wealth Management
  • Panel Discussion featuring Amy Salzhauer, Jennifer Gar, Molly Fienning, and Rosemary O'Neil
  • Presentation of $1,000 to Female Student Entrepreneur of the Year 


  • Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
  • Live music by local artist Emily Curtis 
Earlier Event: October 12
New Member Happy Hour
Later Event: November 16
Fall Member Meeting