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Marie Danielle Vil-Young - Founder, A Votre Service Events
"I'm a sucker for weddings", says Marie Danielle Vil-Young, founder, A Votre Service Events. And weddings are a big part of her event business. Anyone can benefit from a wedding planner, with average weddings in the Northeast costing upwards of $28,000. Vil-Young gives tips on areas to consider if you want to be economical: (1) The guests list. Invite people who are really important to you; (2) Control the formality such as style of reception (buffet, cocktail hour), and (3) Day of the week - a Sunday morning or afternoon as opposed to a Saturday evening. Learn more on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Events, Customer Service, Women Entrepreneurs
Fabianne B. Wolff Gershon - Director, Thypin Oltchick Institute of Women's Entreprenurship@FEGS
The Thypin Oltchick Institute of Women's Entrepreneurship is a one stop shopping for consultation and referral for small business women. Fabianne B. Wolff Gershon, director, provides a hands-on, reliable service for answering: "Is starting my own business right for me?" "How do I finance my entrepreneur venture?" Ms. Gershon provides information about her organization on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Women Entrepreneurs, Small Business, Finance
Nell Merlino - CEO/Founder, COUNT ME IN
Fathers and sons in family businesses is a long, well-established tradition. Yet, nearly half of family business is owned by women. And many of these businesses are operated by mothers and daughters. Nell Merlino talks about the nature of these mother/daughter businesseses and the lessons learned such as: Role definitions and refininig of typical emotional responses. Her organization, Make Mine a Million, has witnessed this growth. Merlino shares some examples with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Women Entrepreneurs
We women often fail to believe in ourselves. We do have an edge. We are better at interpersonal relations. We're great at teamplay. We cooperate to get a complicated problem fixed. We're planners and we focus on the big picture; not to exclude more intuitive and empathetic. In this very social workplace where many men and women are today, all these skills are a distinct advantage. How to use them? Listen to Catherine Kaputa on Getting Your Money's worth with Judith West.
Themes: Women Entrepreneurs, Business, Finance
Nell Merlino - Author, STEPPING OUT OF LINE
Nell Merlino, author, STEPPING OUT OF LINE, has a message for women: you have to step out of line -- stop waiting for the world to change -- and live the lilfe you want. Stepping out of line means you are taking responsibility for yourself. Merlino, creator of "Take Your Daughter to Work Day", got the motivation for her book while standing in line for the Women's bathroom. Her views make for interesting discussion with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Women Entrepreneurs, Working Women, Finance
Melissa Bushell - Partner/Chef, Baked by Melissa
About a year ago, Melissa Bushell was fired from her job in advertising. What a lucky break! She is a partner in Baked by Melissa, a line of miniature stuffed cupcakes. For you dessert lovers, imagine tasting peanut butter cup, S'mores, cookie dough and much more, all without the past dessert guilt trip. They're bite sized and a value. You'll get your money's worth! Hear her story on GYMW with Judith West.
Themes: Second Chance, Entrepreneurs, Small Business, Women Entrepreneurs
Michelle Jean - Owner, Ginger's Restaurant; Contributor, GO GREEN EAST HARLEM COOKBOOK
Michelle Jean, owner of Ginger's Restaurant in New York City and contributor to the GO GREEN EAST HARLEM COOKBOOK, explains the connection between healthy eating and the East Harlem Urban Community, a fresh concept fostered by Manhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer.
Themes: Dining, Working Women, Food, Women Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs
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