Programs at The Commons

Women on the Rise

Empowering and guiding female entrepreneurs through the city of Denver with programming, resources, and connections.

We have a running list of women-owned businesses to support during these unprecedented times. Please contribute to this list as our community continues to support each other and remain resilient.

Women's Best Pitch

Join us for the Women’s Best Pitch Awards November 5th, 2020!

What to Expect

Year-round opportunities for entrepreneurial women to find resources, networks, and inspiration for the journey.

Upcoming Events

Tue Sep 29 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Women's pitch workshop

Women's Pitch Training Workshop - Crafting a Sales & Fundraising Pitch

Women on the Rise, in partnership with the Women’s Investor Network (WIN), an initiative of Rockies Venture Club (RVC), are excited to celebrate women’s resilience and expertise in a two-part pitch event series!

Part One: Pitch Training Workshop – Sales & Fundraising – September 29, 2020 at 3PM (MDT) – Register HERE! – Cost: $10 

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Thu Nov 5 • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Women's Best Pitch

Women's Best Pitch Awards

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Women on the Rise, in partnership with the Women’s Investor Network (WIN), an initiative of Rockies Venture Club (RVC), are excited to announce the inaugural year of the Women’s best pitch awards!

If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, please email Kalen@thecommons.co within two weeks of the event start date.

You will be contacted by someone from our team to discuss your specific needs. Please include your contact information.

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Past Speakers

The Women on the Rise Spotlight Series features the stories of entrepreneurial women in leadership and business.

Resource Guide

Discover resources to help you start and grow your business. This resource guide was compiled from largest gathering in Denver to connect with local organizations dedicated to supporting emerging female entrepreneurs and business owners.

MEET WOMEN ON THE RISE

Tesa Johnson Ferrell Jones | Founder of Akasha Be Well

After a career in military service, Tesa Johnson Ferrell Jones founded Akasha Be Well Skincare to create highly effective natural products to nourish the skin and body.

MEET WOMEN ON THE RISE

Teresa Densmore | Director of Art Restart

Teresa Densmore is a social entrepreneur leading Art Restart, a social enterprise of The Gathering Place that provides women experiencing homelessness with opportunities to sell reproductions of their original art.

MEET WOMEN ON THE RISE

Cat Jaffee | Founder of House of Pod

After a career in military service, Tesa Johnson Ferrell Jones founded Akasha Be Well Skincare to create highly effective natural products to nourish the skin and body.

Women’s ENTREPRENEURSHIP Council

The Women’s Entrepreneurship Council is an affiliate council of the Downtown Denver Partnership that supports the Commons on Champa. Our goal is for Denver to become the best place in the country for women to start businesses.

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Get Involved in Women on the Rise

Volunteer/Mentor

Become a volunteer or mentor with Women on the Rise.

Council Member

Request information about joining the Downtown Denver Partnership’s Women’s Council.

Speaker

Apply to join our roster of Spotlight speakers who share their entrepreneurial stories.

Sponsor

Learn about how you can invest with us in empowering entrepreneurial women.

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1245 Champa Street
Denver, CO 80204
720-484-5400
info@thecommons.co

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The Commons on Champa is a 501(c)3 Managed & Operated by the Downtown Denver Partnership.