Female Founders in CPG: What it Takes to Run a Thriving Business

Did you know nearly 252 million women from around the world are either starting or running their own business?

This month we’re celebrating the vast history of women innovating, leading, and making their mark in the retail industry and world through amazing products and powerful voices. Tune into our panel discussion to hear from six entrepreneurs on what it means to be a female entrepreneur and run a thriving brand in the CPG industry.

Here’s what you’ll learn during the discussion hosted by female entrepreneur Alli Ball, Creator of Retail Ready™ and Host of The Food Biz Wiz podcast:

  • Why diversity is so important in the consumer packaged goods and retail industry
  • Breaking bias on women leaders and “taboo” products
  • Overcoming obstacles as a female entrepreneur
  • The different ways to embrace and promote your women-owned business

Who you’ll hear from:

  • Cristie Besu, Founder and CEO, Eat Me Guilt Free
  • Maggie Seng Sadowsky, President & Owner, 8 Track Foods
  • Maureen Pollack, Co-Owner of Lovability and Founder of Waterslyde
  • Raquel Riley Thomas, Founder and CEO, Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty
  • Susan Allen Augustin and Tara Chandra, Co-Founders, Here We Flo