This morning we had the pleasure of talking with Abbie McGilvery and Sara Gurette about the upcoming 'Start-up Weekend, Women's Edition' here in Maine.

The event will take place on June 12th at the Maine College of Art in Portland and will provide opportunity for women who are interested in starting their own business to collaborate with other sucessful female entrepreneur's.

You can check out the link in their Facebook post below:

Are you registered yet for SWWE? What are you waiting for?? You're totally worth it.

Posted by Startup Weekend Portland, ME on Thursday, May 28, 2015


Those who attend will form teams and create business plans regardless of your experience or resume.


It was clear from our chat this morning that Abbie and Sarah are both passionate about empowering the women in our community to go for their dreams, and they are providing an incredible resource for them to do just that.

Whether you currently have a job in retail, or customer service, or if you're a stay-at-home mom with a big idea, this event is for you! So visit their page or click below and join the fun!