Pozhidaeva Lana (Lana Pozhidaeva) is well known not only in the world of fashion, but also as the founder of the rapidly growing new York community for women entrepreneurs WETalks.
And now, in Moscow held the first event of this project in Russia, which gathered over 100 interested women. Space for events shattered just two days, therefore, registration had to close a month before the event.
One of the top events of the meeting was the discussion on Why women in business is always a good idea, or why now is the best time to start your business.
The right to moderate this discussion was entrusted to the Deputy editor of Forbes Russia Anastasia Karpova.
Well, in the process of communicating their experiences and advice shared by leading women entrepreneurs from completely different fields, ranging from the world of philanthropy and art to production.
It is worth noting that over the last year WETalks increased from 20 to more than 2000 residents without any marketing costs, so the founder of Lana Pozhidaeva was deservedly recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year in new York, according to the organization Global Connections For Women.
But the founder of the Russian direction WETalks is a lawyer and a graduate of the University of Victoria Drokova. The goal of their joint project with Lana is to support women, both from an entrepreneurial and corporate environment.
Victoria and Lana believe that social capital is what is lacking in modern women for career and personal growth and hope that through the platform a woman will meet investors, business partners, mentors, or just friends.