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'Brunch With Bosses' to Connect Aspiring and Successful Entrepreneurs in Cleveland

Your Local Girl Gang encourages female entrepreneurs to succeed.
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Your Local Girl Gang encourages female entrepreneurs to succeed.

Clevelanders who are interested in starting businesses have an opportunity to learn from successful entrepreneurs next month.

an online directory of women-owned businesses in Northeast Ohio, is hosting “Brunch with Bosses” Aug. 20 at in Cleveland. It will feature a panel of female business owners and local vendors.

"Brunch with Bosses" founder Maria LeFebre hopes the event inspires men and women alike to grow their businesses and connect with others in the area.

“Our networking events don’t even feel like networking because you’re just walking up and introducing yourself," she said. "Everyone’s there for the same reason: to connect and figure out how they can partner and just support each other so they’re just really fun events.”

LeFebre said the event is open to anybody interested who's interested in entrepreneurship.

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Emma Keating is a junior journalism major with a minor in political science. Between working for the Kent Stater, TV2 and Cleveland Magazine, she has experience in newspaper, magazine, multimedia and broadcast journalism, though writing will always be her one true love. Keating hopes to use her journalism to give a voice to the voiceless in her future career, eventually moving to Washington, D.C.