‘LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit’ January event announced

January 14, 2020

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox (LVLB) continues its educational event series focusing on the unique challenges and victories of female entrepreneurs called “LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit” with a program on Thursday, Jan. 30 (Snow date of Feb. 4). The speakers will share how the eCommerce transformation has influenced their entrepreneurial pursuits and business careers.

A donation will be requested at the door. The event is open to students and the public on a limited first-come, first-served basis. Networking and the program are from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus. Light fare is provided.

The Jan. 30 event features the following speakers:

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Kelly Facchiano is one of the featured speakers at the January LaunchBox Ladies event on January 30 at the Lehigh Valley campus. 

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Speaker

Kelly Facchiano

Facchiano is the director of web and eCommerce strategy at Factory LLC. She has more than 20 years’ experience across multiple disciplines, including eCommerce, consumer product fulfillment, and business planning and analysis.

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Hillary Long is one of the featured speakers at the January LaunchBox Ladies event on January 30 at the Lehigh Valley campus. 

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Hillary Long

Long is the general manager at Citro Digital LLC. She oversees the content marketing team, while working closely with development on a variety of online initiatives.

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Catherine Bailey is serving as the moderator of the January LaunchBox Ladies event on January 30 at the Lehigh Valley campus.

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Moderator

Catherine Bailey

Bailey is the former president and chief operating officer at Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc., recently transitioning to an Advisory capacity. Her more than 30 years of experience in the cosmetic industry was instrumental in leading Rea.deeming Beauty to the industry position as a category creator.

To register, visit the LaunchBox Ladies registration website. For more information on LaunchBox Ladies, email LVLaunchBox@psu.edu or call 610-285-5208.

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox (LVLB) is an early-stage business accelerator program for entrepreneurs. As a signature program of Invent Penn State, LVLB partners with a network of community and university partners to offer continuing support to small business owners and guides them through every step of their startup journey.

Information regarding the Invent Penn State initiative is available online.

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Last Updated January 14, 2020