Powerhouse Summit


Power forward and upward

The Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) and the editors of Fast Company and Inc. recently held the Powerhouse Summit, a virtual conference and networking event, on October 27, 2022.

The program included a diverse slate of renowned founders, innovators, and industry leaders alike that offered immediately useful, expert insights on financing, scale, leadership, and technology.

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Lilian Ajayi-Ore

Chief Learning Officer, Data Scientist, Founder And CEO
Global Connections For Women Foundation (GC4W)

Amber Allen

Founder And CEO
Double A Labs

Ellen Bennett

Author; Founder And Chief Brand Officer Hedley & Bennett

Nicole Cardoza

Author; Founder And CEO, Reclamation Ventures; Founder, Anti-Racism Daily

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Featured Keynotes

4 powerful keynote conversations covering topics from current market trends potential investors are seeing and new rules of engaging with customers to a conversation about the new landscape of entrepreneurship. 

What Do Investors Want?

Featuring TracyBritt Cool, Cofounder, Kanbrick Interviewed by  Christine Haughney Dare-Bryan, Editor-at-Large, Inc. Magazine.

Meet Tracy Britt Cool: Protégée of Warren Buffett and former CEO of Pampered Chef who founded her own firm, Kanbrick, to make long-term investments in businesses. She speaks about the biggest trends she is seeing in the markets right now and what opportunities she sees in the future for potential partnerships.

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Post Summit Meet-Ups

Maximize your Summit experience! In the weeks following Summit, join virtual meet-ups hosted by leaders of select DWEN chapters and special interest groups. Reconnect with those you met during the event to reflect on what you’ve learned, discuss new data and insights, and share your experiences on the founder’s journey during these virtual, high-impact and productive networking events.

In Person

Colorado Chapter  – Thursday, November 3 @ 9am Mountain (The Commons on Champa in Denver, CO) – Register here for Colorado Chapter


New Jersey Chapter – Friday, October 28 @ 4pm Eastern – Register here for New Jersey Chapter

Black x Brown Women Founder in Business Special Interest Group – Wednesday, November 2 @ 11:30am Eastern – Register here for Black x Brown Women Founder in Business 

Asian American Pacific Islander Special Interest Group – Tuesday, November 8 @ 10am Central – Register here for Asian American Pacific Islander Special Interest Group 

Next Gen Special Interest Group – Tuesday, November 8 @ 7pm Central – Register here for Next Gen Special Interest Group 

Nigerian Chapter – Wednesday, November 9 @ 3pm WAT – Register here for Nigerian Chapter 

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