July 21, 2021

Physician Launches Private Coaching Business in Women’s Leadership Program

Physician Launches Private Coaching Business in Women’s Leadership Program July 21, 2021 Sara Tamarin is a graduate of the UW Certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, led by Project Ascendance’s Christy Johnson “If your curiosity has drawn you to researching this program, daydreaming about this program—then do it.” When Dr. Tamarin enrolled in […]
July 13, 2021

Career Coach Relaunches Business With a Solid Strategy

Career Coach Relaunches Business With a Solid Strategy July 13, 2021 Bonnie Tran is a graduate of the UW Certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, led by Project Ascendance’s Christy Johnson Bonnie Tran wanted a strategy to relaunch her career coaching business. She used to feel overwhelmed because she didn’t know where to […]
July 9, 2021

Founder of We Are Pistachio Achieves Goal of Corporate Offering and Pitch

Founder of We Are Pistachio Achieves Goal of Corporate Offering and Pitch July 9, 2021 Aditi is a graduate of the UW Certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, led by Project Ascendance’s Christy Johnson  “You will receive practical knowledge that you can implement immediately in your business idea or venture”  Aditi Patil’s goal […]
June 30, 2021

Intrapreneur Values Guest Speakers and Classroom Sessions

Intrapreneur Values Guest Speakers and Classroom Sessions June 29, 2021 Jessica Nevers is a graduate of the UW Certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, led by Project Ascendance’s Christy Johnson “Come with a growth mindset. Be open and curious to new ideas, possibilities, knowledge, and connections that may lead you down paths you […]
June 30, 2021

Funding Options for Impact-Focused Startups

Funding Options for Impact-Focused Startups June 29, 2021 Impact investments are investments made with the goal of generating positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. The impact investment market provides capital to startups in sectors such as sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, conservation, and microfinance, plus basic services including housing, […]
June 22, 2021

How Corporate Accelerators Help Startups

How Corporate Accelerators Help Startups June 22, 2021 What is a corporate accelerator? A corporate accelerator is a form of early-stage accelerator that’s sponsored by one or more organizations. The sponsoring company benefits by getting access to promising ideas, talent, and ventures in their wheelhouse, and the founders benefit from the organization’s […]
June 22, 2021

Startup Founder Finds the Support Network She Wanted

Startup Founder Finds the Support Network She Wanted June 22, 2021 Emma Rovit is a graduate of the UW Certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, led by Project Ascendance’s Christy Johnson “This program is a great opportunity to explore different ways of being entrepreneurial while getting to know an awesome group of women […]
June 14, 2021

Graduate Starts Her Own HR Consulting Business During the Program

Graduate Starts Her Own HR Consulting Business During the Program June 14, 2021 Christine Byrne is a graduate of the UW Certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, led by Project Ascendance’s Christy Johnson “The program is a safe space to learn, try new things and connect with other amazing women.” During the program, […]
June 4, 2021

Founder Gains Skills to Grow Her Media Production Company

Founder Gains Skills to Grow Her Media Production Company June 4, 2021 Rachel is a graduate of the UW Certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, led by Project Ascendance’s Christy Johnson. “The knowledge you will gain from the course will help you take your idea and your dream to the next step.” When […]
June 4, 2021

How to Tell if a Startup Accelerator is High-Quality

How to Tell if a Startup Accelerator is High-Quality June 4, 2021 Accelerators help early-stage, growth-driven companies validate their concept, acquire early customers, and get on the path for growth. They span a limited time, typically three to six months, are cohort-based, and end with a demo day to an audience. As […]