Expert Community Panel - International Women's Day 2023

03/08/2023 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM MT


Studio Loft - Denver Center for the Performing Arts
908 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202


WorldDenver is thrilled to host our 10-year celebration of International Women's Day 2023, presented by Lockheed Martin. The Keynote speaker, presented by Amazon, is Jane Marie Chen, inventor, entrepreneur, and CEO of Embrace Global. This year we are proud to honor Friendship Bridge for their incredible impact on women’s economic empowerment in Guatemala and Lucille Echohawk for her lifelong commitment to service and justice for Native children and families in Colorado.


Join us for this year's IWD Expert Commuity Panel at 9:00 a.m. on Empowerment through Investment, Entrepreneurship, and Community Building presented by:

The Expert Community Panel is FREE and open to the public and features local leaders who are making a difference in their fields and communities through economic empowerment. The panel will be moderated by CBS Colorado News Anchor Michelle Griego and focus on Empowerment through Investment, Entrepreneurship, and Community-Building. Panelists Lorena Cantarovici, CEO and Founder of Maria Empanada, Makisha Boothe, Founder and Head Coach at the SistahBiz Global Network, and Sheila King, Raymond James Vice President and Portfolio Manager, will discuss the keys to empowerment and building success through individual support, community collaboration, small business incubation, and socially-responsible investing. 

For additional information and history on WorldDenver's International Women's Day celebration, click here.

Event Day Schedule

8:30 a.m. | Registration opens with coffee & pastries for Expert Community Panel
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. | Expert Community Panel @ Studio Loft | Free and open to all 

10:30 - 11:15 a.m. | Networking & Luncheon Check-In @ Bonfils Lobby
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Keynote Luncheon @ Seawell Ballroom | SOLD OUT!

View corporate sponsorship opportunities here or individual & family sponsorship opportunities here
Contact Lauren Osga at questions or to secure your sponsorship.


View Panelists' Biographies