201710.11

Addressing Urban Development Challenges in India and Globally

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With International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day just a month away, guest blogger Alveena Bakhshi shares several start ups being led by women entrepreneurs that are addressing urban development challenges in India and beyond. Guest Blogger – Alveena Bakhshi Institutions like Columbia University have been directing significant impact investments towards India through carefully crafted programs. The Dean’s…

MET Community US Announces New Fall Schedule
201709.01

MET Community US Announces New Fall Schedule

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With fall just weeks away and school back in session, MET Community US is excited to announce its fall schedule, featuring networking events, trainings and more! Below is a schedule of some our upcoming events: Thursday, September 27th: Hosted by Pivotal Labs in downtown DC, attendees will have enjoy coconut-infused cocktails provided by ZICO coconut…

201704.21

MET Community Presents “The Inspirations Behind Mompreneurs” on May 11

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What inspires women entrepreneurs to launch their businesses? What drives them? And what’s their secret to managing successful businesses while balancing family life? According to a report released by American Express OPEN and Womenable, a for profit social enterprise enabling women’s entrepreneurship worldwide, there are more than 11 million women owned businesses in the United…

201704.10

Why You Need to Apply for an LLC

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With: Mariana Minaya, Associate attorney, McMillan Metro, P.C So you’ve made the decision to launch your business – congratulations! Starting a business can be exciting and scary at the same time as there are many things to consider.  One of the first things that you want to do is apply for an LLC (A Limited…

201702.24

Empowering Ordinary Women to be Change Makers

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Partner Feature – Vincente Foundation USA When you hear the word “empowerment,” what does it mean to you? Many of us associate empowerment with independence, strength and unity. Yet, many of us take empowerment for granted everyday. How? Our daily lives enable us to enjoy independent lives by: Receiving an education Choosing our career paths…

201702.24

MET Community and VFF USA present “The Untold Stories of Women Change Makers” to Celebrate International Women’s Day – March 9

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In your mind, what defines a change maker? For many of us, we think of women like Susan B. Anthony, Eleanor Roosevelt and Malala. But it’s time to move beyond the headlines: in communities everywhere, it’s ‘ordinary’ women who are changing the world.. In celebration of International Women’s Day, MET Community in partnership with VFF…

201702.10

The Rules of Networking

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“The best networking opportunities often happen when you least expect them” – Thomas Farley Networking is an essential tool no matter what stage of your career you’re in. A powerful network can help you grow professionally and personally.  But, how often are we prepared to share our story and our experience? Thomas Farley, an etiquette…

MET Community and IE Business School Present ForoMET-November 16
201610.21

MET Community and IE Business School Present ForoMET-November 16

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MET Community will host ForoMET DC on Wednesday, November 16th, in honor of International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. The event will run from 5-8 p.m. at The Washington Center, located at 1333 16th St NW. Washington, D.C. Hosted by MET Community and presenting sponsor IE Business School, the event will feature two dynamic panels with women…

201605.26

MET Community Launches #Digital METWORK for Women Entrepreneurs

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MET Community is excited to announce the launch of a NEW Google Hangout Training Series for MET Chapters across the globe. The Series, #Digital METWORK, features a selection of experts and leaders, covering topics important to women entrepreneurs. Full Schedule: Working the Room presented by Etiquette Expert and Author, Thomas Farley Saturday, July 16th; 10:30-…

MET Community Launches in Panama
201604.28

MET Community Launches in Panama

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Last month, approximately 300 women entrepreneurs gathered in Panama City for the MET Community’s Forum of Innovative Entrepreneurs. Sponsored by CIFI, the World Bank Group, the Omar Torrijos Foundation, BID and the City of Panama, attendees got to hear from business leaders from across Latin America, connect with one another, and develop the tools and…