Coffee and Confidence Event Helps Women Explore Self-Employment

Apr 10, 2015

The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center will host “Coffee and Confidence,” a free information session for women interested in exploring the idea of starting their own businesses, on Friday, April 17, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on the fifth floor of Brennan Hall (320 Madison Avenue). Participants will meet with guest mentor Mary Tellie, a local entrepreneur, coffee specialist and founder of Electric City Roasting Co., located in the Keystone Industrial Park in Throop.

Designed for women with lower incomes, those in transition or those trying to make a better life for themselves and their families, the session will offer women support and guidance in determining if self-employment is an option for them.

Admission is free and attendees will receive a small gift. Reservations are requested, but not required.

For more information or to register, contact Francene Pisano Dudziec, special projects coordinator at the University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), at 570-941-4168, or register online at

About The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center

The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center (WEC) is a partnership between the Small Business Development Center and the Kania School of Management. WEC student interns provide free and confidential consulting to women in need of knowledge, resources, and support to start their own businesses.

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