Founder’s Corner: July 30

Hello Lovelies! Wow a lot has happened in the last week and I'm getting really excited about our event later this month. Registration has far outpaced my expectations and I'm happy to introduce you to our four table sponsors: Taylor will be presenting Young Living Essential oils and talking about her wellness business. You can... Continue Reading →

Founder’s Corner: July 24

Happy Monday Warriors! We are a little under a month from our next get together, A Midsummer Networking event at Portner Brewhouse in Alexandria. So far registration has far outpaced what I expected and I'm so excited! We have a few ladies who have grabbed tables as well, so attendees will be able to support... Continue Reading →

Founder’s Corner: July 16th

Hello Warriors, There's been a lot of cool work going on behind the scenes here and I'm really excited to start offering some education content in the coming months. Rise's mission is to support women and women owned businesses. There are many ways that we can do that, from networking events where women can connect... Continue Reading →

A Midsummer Networking Event

Please join us Saturday, August 19th from 4-5:30PM at Portner Brewhouse for a Rise networking event! Admittance is free with online registration and members get one free drink. Special thanks to our sponsors! Thanks for everyone that was able to attend!   Interested in marketing opportunities at this event? We have table tops ($30-45), swag... Continue Reading →

Yasmine’s Story

For those of you who might have missed our Rise Event, The Comeback, held on June 17th, I wanted to make sure you didn't miss a chance to hear Yasmine's story. When most of us think about family leave, we think about maternity leave and maybe later on, down the road, taking leave to take... Continue Reading →

Naming the fear: Family Leave

Whether or not the leave was planned, taking weeks or months away from clients, projects and to-do lists can be an overwhelming prospect. With our first Rise event, The Comeback, happening later this week, we asked members of the Founder's Circle what they were most nervous or afraid of when facing their own leave. "Losing... Continue Reading →

Founder’s Circle: LeeAnne

Tell us about your family I live with my husband, 3 year old daughter and newborn son in Springfield, Virginia.  How did you get into your career? Is this where you saw yourself going? I found my career through a series of very fortunate events. I majored in Business Management and minored in Theater so... Continue Reading →

Founder’s Profile: Lindsey

Motherhood is empowering; that's what Rise founder Lindsey discovered when her job ended when her daughter was a baby, and she found herself off-roading instead of driving down the well-established career path she was familiar with. Instead of finding another marketing job, she discovered she had the power to shape her own career in a... Continue Reading →

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