Toastmasters
Jun
18
12:00 PM12:00

Toastmasters

Are you looking to build and improve your communication and leadership skills? Join us at our next Toastmaster’s meeting. Our Toastmaster’s club meets every third Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm in our center (Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership) at the YWCA Oahu Laniakea building in downtown..

For more information, email us at MCBL@ywcaoahu.org.

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Non-Profit Toolkit 2: Grant Writing 101
Jun
23
9:00 AM09:00

Non-Profit Toolkit 2: Grant Writing 101

If you or your group are developing a new program or initiative to help solve a social problem, then this workshop is for you! This grant writing workshop is presented by the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership for aspiring social entrepreneurs and new non-profit managers.

This entry level course will explain:

• Learn a proven method for program planning and proposal writing

• Learn the language of Grantsmanship

• Understand how to win in the funding game

This workshop is best suited for those with some non-profit knowledge.

Speaker(s): Noela Napoleon, Lead Business Instructor and Counselor

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Toastmasters
Jul
16
12:00 PM12:00

Toastmasters

Are you looking to build and improve your communication and leadership skills? Join us at our next Toastmaster’s meeting. Our Toastmaster’s club meets every third Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm in our center (Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership) at the YWCA Oahu Laniakea building in downtown..

For more information, email us at MCBL@ywcaoahu.org.

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Commercial Leasing: Dos and Don'ts
Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

Commercial Leasing: Dos and Don'ts

Are you interested in leasing a new space or renewing your lease?

This workshop will help you understand the legal issues involved in commercial leasing, utilizing free rent, choosing a commercial realtor and more.

• What are the legal issues? What are typical lengths and terms?

• How are tenant improvements provided by the landlord negotiated?

• What are things that you should always have or ask for?

• What are things to avoid or be aware of?

Register online.

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Google Workshop: Using Data to Drive Growth
Jul
25
5:30 PM17:30

Google Workshop: Using Data to Drive Growth

Learn about tools that can help you understand customer behavior with your online presence. We’ll show you how you can use this info to make informed decisions about your ongoing online marketing strategy.

In this session we’ll introduce talk about:

Identifying business goals (and how you plan to use your online presence to achieve them)
Incorporating data into your plan
Selecting tools to help you find the answers you need

FREE and open to everyone. Limited seats. Reserve yours now:

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Toastmasters
May
21
12:00 PM12:00

Toastmasters

Are you looking to build and improve your communication and leadership skills? Join us at our next Toastmaster’s meeting. Our Toastmaster’s club meets every third Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm in our center (Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership) at the YWCA Oahu Laniakea building in downtown..

For more information, email us at MCBL@ywcaoahu.org.

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Wahine Leadership Series: Courage in Leadership
May
9
11:30 AM11:30

Wahine Leadership Series: Courage in Leadership

Join us for a pool side chat about building courage with Grace Keohohou Hao, President & Co-founder of the Coach Excellence School. Grace reaches leaders in more than 30 countries through her speaking, writing and educational programs while raising eight kids with her husband, John.


Moderated by Karen Wataru Nakaoka, director of membership at the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau. Karen has over 20 years of experience in association management. Previously Karen served as the vice president of the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association and vice president of the Aloha Airlines Association of Flight Attendants. In fact, almost all of Karen’s career has been centered on Hawaii’s # 1 economic driver, tourism.


Don't miss the excitement, Register today!

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Freelancing from A to Z
Mar
28
5:00 PM17:00

Freelancing from A to Z

  • Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

More and more people, both young and retiring professionals, are moving out of traditional employment to launch their own businesses as freelancers, consultants, and contractors.

 “Freelancing from A to Z” will help you understand how to make a living as a full or part-time consultant utilizing your accumulated knowledge and expertise in your field. This workshop is packed with valuable start-up tips and will help you decide if self-employment is for you!

 Seats are limited. Register today!

Deadline to register: March 26th

 



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Google Workshop
Mar
21
5:30 PM17:30

Google Workshop

  • Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership - YWCA Laniakea (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses, who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your listing, and take advantage of a free website.

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Start-up Assistance
Aug
25
9:00 AM09:00

Start-up Assistance

REGISTER HERE

Topic: Start-up Assistance

This workshop focuses specifically on the business registration process in the State of Hawai'i. PRE-REGISTRATION PREP: • How to research your business name to ensure it's available to use • Tools for developing a powerful and effective brand name, logo and image • Tradename and trademark overview - resources to protect your brand • Overview of business entity types (sole proprietor, LLC, corporation, partnership) REGISTRATION PROCESS: • In-person vs. on-line registration • Step-by-step registration walk through • Annual reporting requirements BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: • Local resources for ongoing small business planning and development

Speaker(s): Noela Napoleon, Lead Counselor and Business Instructor


Fee: $ 25.00

Please pay at the time of registration. For questions call 808-695-2635.

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Phone: 808.695.2635

Email: mcbl@ywcaoahu.org

Location

Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership (MCBL)

YWCA Laniakea

1040 Richards St. Ste. 105 Honolulu, HI 96813

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Downtown Uncorked
Nov
9
5:30 PM17:30

Downtown Uncorked

  • YWCA O'ahu - Elizabeth Fuller Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Grab your friends and join us for a fabulous evening of seasonal food, wine and beer tasting in Elizabeth Fuller Hall, YWCA O'ahu. Our silent wine auction is sure to be packed with desirable labels and the Lucky Draw will have several fantastic high ticket items.

Limited sponsored tables available. Please contact Colleen at cmcaluney@ywcaoahu.org.

Fee: $ 60.00

REGISTER HERE

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EMERGING LEADERS GRADUATION
Oct
30
5:30 PM17:30

EMERGING LEADERS GRADUATION

When:  Monday, October 30, 2017 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Where:   Fuller Hall, YWCA O’ahu, Laniakea

1040 Richards Street, Honolulu, (PARK AT ALII PLACE)

Who:  Hawaii Emerging Leaders Graduating Class of 2017

Program: Includes Hawaii Emerging Alumni, Small Business Experts, Community Leaders 

Hosted by: Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership (MCBL)

What:  Graduation Ceremony, Heavy Pupu's, Cash Bar

 $30 registration Fee (includes ONE DRINK)

REGISTER HERE

The Emerging Leaders 2017 cohort plus, 1 guest, as well as the 2017 Guest Experts, may attend free of charge. Please use Promotion Code: EMERGING
All other guests please register and pay online. Each attendee must register separately.

 

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