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Helping female social entrepreneurs scale their enterprises.

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Miami, F.L.

Apply for the HI -HERIMpact Miami Pitch Competition!

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Accelerating Women in Social Impact

HI – HERImpact is designed to help female social entrepreneurs scale their enterprises in order to increase their impact and long term sustainability. The program was initiated in the fall of 2018. The Initiative is comprised of an Entrepreneurship Summit, which is designed to build community and increase the capacity of female social entrepreneurs through advice from experts, online tools and networking. The Initiative also includes a Pitch Competition, designed to invest in early and growth stage companies in the region.

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A day-long entrepreneurship (ESHIP) summit comprised of keynotes, panels and workshops. Attendees learn about best practices in the social impact space, metrics and evaluation, financing and much more.

UPDATE: Join us on Nov. 12th for the inaugural HI – HERImpact Miami Entrepreneurship Summit at Miami Dade College. Register to guarantee your place at this engaging and educational event.



Statistics show that female entrepreneurs receive less than 1% of venture capital in this country and are more likely to be declined for a loan. The HI – HERImpact Pitch Competition is designed to provide much needed capital and coaching to female social entrepreneurs in the region. Cash prizes up to $50,000 and in-kind support in excess of $100,000 are provided up to three winners representing emerging and growth social enterprises.

HI - HERImpact Miami Entrepreneurship Summit

Idea Center at MDC
315 NE 2nd Avenue

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