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Simmons Entrepreneurs to Host Bi-Coastal Webinar on "Innovation in the Web Place"

BOSTON (April 11, 2011) — The Simmons Entrepreneurship Program's 2011 Leading Women Entrepreneurs Series will host a virtual bi-coastal "Innovation in the Web Place" seminar and panel on April 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m., in the School of Management and Academic Building at Simmons College, 5th floor, 300 The Fenway, in Boston. To RSVP to the event, please click here. This event is free and open to the public.

The event features a seminar on "Building a Web Presence" led by Anita Brearton, the managing director and forum director of investment management agency Golden Seeds, which will explore the different aspects and web practices required to differentiate your business on the web. Brearton is also an entrepreneur-in-residence at Simmons and sits on the board of Angel Capital Association.

After this seminar, the audience will partake in the virtual panel "Innovation in the Web Place," telecast live from San Francisco. The panel features three women entrepreneurs building and leading innovative ventures in the technology sector including: Julia Hartz, CEO of Eventbrite; Laney Whitcanack, co-founder of BigTent and now CCO of the company under Federated Media; and Rosemary Brisco, President of ToTheWeb. Janet Beach, Managing Partner of U.S. Marketing Services, will moderate this powerful line-up.

Each year the Entrepreneurship Program at the Simmons College School of Management hosts a dynamic series of events to highlight women entrepreneurs and the ideas, resources, and abilities that foster their success. These events deliver on our mission: to educate and advise women as they imagine, develop and grow sustainable, scalable ventures with impact.

The Simmons School of Management is the only AACSB-accredited business school designed specifically for women. The school is committed to advancing women of diverse backgrounds into leadership positions. Simmons College is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston.

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