March 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

About this Event

To celebrate #SBDCDay and Women’s History Month, NJSBDC at NJCU is assembling esteemed women leaders from the community to speak on what resilience mean to them; what women leadership is; the importance of supporting and uplifting other women; and how they have leveraged their success to help others in Hudson County.

Featured Panelists:

  • Venida Rodman Jenkins, Director of Speicher-Rubin Women’s Center for Equity and Diversity, NJCU
  • Soraya Hebron, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, City of Jersey City
  • Ivonne Barreras, MPA, M.Phil., ABD, Founder & CEO, Liberty Montessori: The Place for Learning
  • Karen McIntyre, Senior Consultant, NJSBDC at NJCU

Moderated by: Gail Marquis, MBA, OLY, Director of Development, NJCU


  • 12:00PM – 12:15PM: Welcoming remarks. Commemorating #SBDCDay.
  • 12:15PM – 02:00PM: Panel Discussion
  • 02:00PM – 02:30PM: Q&A

Who should attend this event? Everyone! Refer your friends and family to this inspirational occasion and let’s all celebrate women empowerment together!

*Event date and time are subject to change*

About the NJSBDC at NJCU

New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) at New Jersey City University (NJCU), as part of America’s SBDC network, aids small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Hudson County. Hosted by NJCU and funded in part through a partnership with SBA, NJSBDC at NJCU provides a variety of educational and business resources, including periodic (virtual) workshops and confidential, one-on-one consulting and advisory services, offered at no-cost to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners with any aspect of small business management.

Sponsored by: Small Business Administration (SBA) , New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC), & New Jersey City University (NJCU).