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Courage: Taking the Risk to Think Differently—April 22 “Office Hours”

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April 22, 2014, 1:00 to 1:30 pm EST

The Conference for Women presents a fireside chat with Renata Mutis Black, chairwoman of Seven Bar Foundation, a social enterprise that fuels microfinance institutions. Join us for this high-energy, engaging conversation between host Samantha Ettus and Renata Black.


This will be a live radio broadcast – details on how to listen in will be sent in your confirmation email upon registration. Follow and share highlights, or ask questions during the call via Twitter, following @MassWomen or using hashtag #masswomen

About Renata Mutis Black: Renata is the chairwoman of Seven Bar Foundation, a social enterprise that fuels microfinance institutions. In 2007, Black established Earth Aid India, a microfinance program that placed 800 women in village banking groups. Having witnessed the transformative force of this program, Black established the Seven Bar Foundation and trademarked couture and lingerie shows in the top 15 markets as brand awareness events for the foundation.  In 2012, Black launched the Empowered By You brand, a line of lingerie that donates 20% of every sale to empower women via microfinance. Black is currently the vice chair of the Young Presidents Organization’s CSR network and a member of 85 Broads, Women on Wall Street and Advertising Women of New York. @Renata_M_Black

About Sam Ettus: Sam is the leading lifestyle and parenting expert for working women. Ettus has coached thousands of women, from celebrities, to entrepreneurs, top CEO’s and professional athletes. Ettus is a best-selling author of four Random House books and a contributor to Forbes and Disney’s parenting site, Babble. She hosts a nationally syndicated radio show for working moms and has interviewed countless luminaries from Al Roker to Bethenny Frankel and Mary J. Blige. Ettus has made hundreds of local and national TV appearances and is a sought after speaker at corporations, conferences and colleges. Ettus earned her B.A. and M.B.A. from Harvard University. Connect with Sam here. @SAMANTHAETTUS

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