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EBW, 1st Tuesday Chapter Meetings: Nov 6, Dec 4, Jan 1!

Calling all Professional Women and Entrepreneurs –

You are invited to join Empowering a Billion Women (EBW) at our next chapter meeting!

DATE: Tuesday, November 6, 2018, December 4, January 1st 2019!

TIME: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

LOCATION: Northwestern Mutual just off 360 in the central west area of Westlake with FREE PARKING

COST: only $10 to the public and free for EBW One Club members that use the code provided to them in their newsletter - as well as any sponsor employees (BTW - you can become a member by joining The EBW One Club Membership online for only $29.97/month!)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Come join us for nibbles, drinks and a powerful topic that will help us to improve our business acumen and sustain our souls as we rise to take our place in this world. The Austin EBW monthly gathering is a time where women come together to be heard, be accepted, be educated and be in service to ourselves so that we can fully be of service to others in this world.

OUR VENUE SPONSOR: We love us some Northwestern Mutual because their mission is near and dear to ours – AND it’s a perfect example of how organizations with similar intentions can support each other. As a matter of fact, their Austin leadership has a very specific mission to grow the number of women advisors in this male dominated field and help women in our community with financial security.

**There is no at this event - however, photography may be used. By this, you are consenting to having your picture taken and used.**



Our Purpose: To empower women to build a global sustainable future through the elevation of women, and to demystify and democratize access to capital resources for women everywhere.

Our Goal: To deliver a complete system, combining mentorship & training along with products and services, to current and future female entrepreneurs, which will allow them to build businesses of sustained value and create the economic & social progress the world desires.

It’s been proven that women in business, both as leaders and entrepreneurs, make a big difference that extends to our communities and the world at large.

Sadly – it’s also been shown that many of us lack confidence in either ourselves, our business acumen, or both…which results in our hesitating, sometimes self-sabotaging and essentially not making the difference that we are fully capable of making.


IF you are committed to personal & professional growth as a leader or entrepreneur...

IF you are interested in engaging with a safe local & global community of like-minded businesswomen living in purpose...

IF you are ready to earn more so you can give more & make a bigger impact in the world...then we would LOVE to have you join our community in whatever way feels right for you. We have options and ALL are welcome!

  • Option 1 : attend this chapter meeting (register on this page)

  • Option 2 : join our month-to-month online learning community here (link to:

  • Option 3 : reach out to learn more about us and how to plug in if it feels right by emailing Austin Chapter directly at

  • Option 4 : use our proprietary online platform service here(link to: to get matched with investors and businesses looking to hire someone like you (for existing business owners & if the platform reveals you don’t have all your ducks in a row – it will highlight what to tighten up & offer a private mentor to assist)

The EBW priorities are FAITH (any). SERVICE (to others). BUSINESS (profit).


If you’re curious, EBW2020 was founded by Ingrid Vandervelt – who serves on a United Nations council, is often asked by countries to speak to them about how to improve their economies through the women businesses in their own countries, and who won the Global Business and Interfaith Peace Award in 2018 (given to CEOs worldwide for their promotion of peace through interfaith knowledge and action).

She is passionate about this work and has galvanized countless heart-centered leaders and entrepreneurs that are advocating for each other and working together to grow and create a lasting impact. Not just in concept – but IN PRACTICE! You can find out more about Ingrid here:

As a matter of fact, at SXSW she launched EBW’s fintech software MintHER BETA to solve the 94% failure rate of small business (as a result of lack of financial know- how) and solve the lack of access to capital for women and diverse leaders (currently less than 4% get venture funding). Learn more here. [link to ]


Headquarted in Austin, EBW2020 aims to help 1 million women get over the $1million revenue mark – you could be one!! We also intend to be the #1 Financial Empowerment Community Worldwide. We connect women to financial resources and funding opportunities through education, community and technology. Find out more here. (link to )

What others are saying….

“In order to succeed, you have to invest in yourself.” This is just ONE of the many wise words I’ve learned from EBW. I took a leap and followed my heart to attend a meeting. I can honestly say that the one step forward will be something that I will remember, as it has been the best experience and changed my life. To be in a room of so many women, all knowing and working towards their calling to help others and give back, was truly amazing. The collaborative efforts of the women in sharing ways to help each other, mentoring, finding solutions, and building relationships will be something I will take with me forever. It has shaped me in how I can work with others outside of this group. If you have the opportunity to be a part of this type of energy, don’t miss it!” - - Dr. Natalie Phillips, EBW Denver Chapter Leader

“Success in all things starts within the soul of an individual. From their mentorship, collaboration, support and nurturing, EBW helps convert one individual’s success plan into a reality. Having Ingrid Vanderveldt, Sharon Lechter, and Lisa Copeland among those guiding you forward towards your reality of success is not only a gift, it’s a fast track ticket. The ROI for my business, my soul, and my profits are a given by being in attendance. The words of wisdom, the collaboration, and the sheer energy this group of women bring to the table cannot be found anywhere else.” – Andrea Carter, CEO & Founder of Success On Fire™ Academy & Wealthy Woman Warrior Coaching Programs

Earlier Event: October 25
Tacos and Community!