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Come celebrate women in entrepreneurship! Hear stories from inspiring women who have founded start-ups and what they learned along the way.

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Come along and be inspired to unleash your potential upon the world! Velocity's Women in Entrepreneurship online event celebrates women who have founded start-ups and work in innovation in a corporate environment. The speakers will be discussing their journeys, how they overcame barriers, as well as highlighting the importance of having women in entrepreneurship and industry.

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Kylie Matthews: Co-founder of AWWA, a start-up that is revolutionising the way people manage their periods. AWWA uses the latest in fabric technologies to create period-proof underwear, that replace the need for any other period products. Kylie is passionate about sustainability, gender equality and helping eradicate period poverty in NZ.

Kaye Harding: ISV Partner Lead at Microsoft NZ and former GM of Ecosystem Partner Experience at Xero. Kaye will be discussing her experiences and the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in a corporate environment.

Brooke Roberts: Co-founder of Sharesies, a platform that makes investing accessible to everyone. After launching in 2017, they now have over 180,000 customers and over $500 million funds under management. Previously, Brooke has worked in a variety of roles with companies such as Kiwibank and Xero. She is interested in businesses as a force for good and is driven to do her part to help create a financially empowered generation.

Be inspired to innovate and to take the next step on your entrepreneurial journey!

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