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BOSS LADIES: The Role of Community in Elevating Female Founders



MEDP is thrilled to present a dynamic conversation with an inspiring panel of accomplished Boss Ladies who have excelled in the entrepreneurial world and are passionate about the growth of female founders. 

Join us on Thursday, September 21 at 5:00pm. 

You'll gain practical insights, access to resources, and personal growth from these trailblazing women entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated startup journeys.   

The event will include pre-program and post-event networking, where you'll be surrounded by like-minded women who can relate to your unique challenges. 

Our Presenters: 


Cara Turano, Oregon Entrepreneurs Network OEN

Executive Director of Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, who is at the forefront of redefining how resources, guidance, and connections can be optimized to uplift early-stage founders across the state.


Patty Herzog, McMinnville Economic Development Partnership MEDP

Entrepreneur and Executive Director of McMinnville Economic Development Partnership, where her and her team are dedicated to providing connections, support, and insights to build up local entrepreneurs. 



Jennifer Cloer, Story Changes Culture

A recent McMinnvillian and CEO & Founder of Story Changes Culture. She brings a unique perspective to the panel as an executive producer and director of Chasing Grace Project, a docuseries centered around women in the workplace


Amanda Bedell, BCC Business Consulting 

Founder of BCC Business Consulting and entrepreneur who has launched, scaled, and sold a food manufacturing and retail business will MC the event and moderate the panel.


If you are passionate about making positive changes within your organization, this is designed for you. People in the following roles are likely to find the most value:

  • Business Owners
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Boss Ladies

RSVP required

RSVP by September 18, 2023This entrepreneurial event is complimentary, however an RSVP is required. Please RSVP!  

Attendees may purchase food and beverages at the bar, please feel free to arrive early to stagger orders in support of the 1882 staff during this event, or you may pre-order in advance by emailing:


Date: September 21, 2023

Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Location: 1882 Grille, enclosed patio
645 NE 3rd St. McMinnville, OR 97128

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