Women's Entrepreneurship
It's Never too late to start May 12th 2020 Our mission is to prove that no matter where a woman is at in her life, it’s never too late for her to start or grow her business.


B . Y . O . B -
Bring your own business!

Whatever stage you're at in life,
it's never too late to become an entrepreneur!


Join us at our afternoon conference for another great opportunity to hear inspiring and motivating speakers as well as a chance to network with experts and fellow entrepreneurs. Learn and ask questions about how to take the steps necessary to fulfill your dream business and how to navigate any obstacles that arise. Our sponsors – Freedom Start Foundation, 30 Second Pitch, Bear Givers, and Joe ProBono, want to provide an environment to nurture, enhance and support women entrepreneurs of any age at any stage. We strongly believe that it is never too late to start and are devoted to supporting entrepreneurs regardless of age, education or demographic. Looking forward to greeting you at WEC!

We have the total package for you! Learn and earn your cocktails, following our stellar program where you will learn from our renowned speakers and panelists. You will be guests at our complimentary two-hour cocktail party where you will have earned unlimited access to local and national leaders in various fields including:
Law | Accounting | Financing | Investment Banking | Branding | Marketing | Being a Boss| Social Media | Technology | Well-being

Download the 30 Second Pitch App

Step 01 Google Play App Store smartphone

Submit your video pitch through the app.

Step 02 Tips on pitching record_voice_over

Winners will be announced at WEC!

Step 03 RSVP here

Click to download


*Deadline for submission: 11:59 PM, January 11th

30 Second Pitch Competition

Gisèle Stolz MEC Business Incubator Director
George Mason University
MONICA MEHTA Financial Expert
Author of
The Entrepreneurial Instinct
GERI STENGEL Founder & President, Ventureneer
Forbes Contributor
Splash Premium Mixers
Angel Investor
Carolyn katz Venture Capital Investor, Banker, and Consultant Cynthia graham Founder
RPM Fitness + Wellness Studio
Denise kelly Nutritionist, Columnist,
Author of
The Art of Healthy Living
Pauline Idogho Founder & CEO
Mocktail Club
Sania Jhankar Co-Founder & Head of Production at Luminoustudios Rori sassoon CEO and Co-Founder of
Platinum Poire
Author of The Art of The Date
Marcy borofsky Executive Vice Chair
Smile America Partners
Erin McConlogue Founder, Lumiere Sciences
DIANE LEMPERT VP Operations, 30 Second Pitch
JBS Financial Services
President, Bear Givers
Never Too Late To Start Conference
JBS Financial |30 Second Pitch
Richard fink Founder
Never Too Late To Start Conference
Freedom Start Foundation
EDMUND PHELPS American Economist,
Recipient of 2006
Nobel Memorial Prize


Our Speakers

Join us to get inspired and mentored by some of today’s top women in business! We’ve assembled an outstanding roster of dynamic, creative and ultra-successful leaders and business owners that have navigated obstacles and overcome failure to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams!

03 days 12 hours 54 min 04 sec January 14th 409 E. 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
12:00 - 8:00 pm


This page will be updated regularly, so keep checking back!

12:00 - 1:00 pm Registration
1-on-1 speed mentoring
available with SCORE
1:10 - 1:25 pm Opening Remarks Diane Lempert | 30 Second Pitch™
Richard Fink | Freedom Start Foundation
Edmund Phelps | Nobel Laureate

1:30 - 1:50 pm Unlocking Your
Entrepreneurial Instinct
Monica Mehta
1:55 - 2:20 pm Introduction to Customer Discovery: An Alternative to the Business Plan Gisèle Stolz 2:25 - 2:35 pm Branding with Video Sania Jhankar 2:40 - 3:15 pm Panel: I Have An Idea, What Now? Pauline Idogho, Rori Sassoon,
Denise Kelly, Erin McConlogue
Moderator: Sania Jhankar
3:15 - 3:45 pm Networking Break 3:45 - 4:25 pm Health & Wellness:
Physical & Mental Well-being
Denise Kelly
Cynthia Graham
4:30 - 4:50 pm Show Me The Money: Getting Your Personal Finances In Order To Prepare For Launching Your Business Monica Mehta 4:55 - 5:40 pm Panel: Funding & What To Be Prepared For Monica Mehta, Maria Baum,
Carolyn Katz, Marcy Borofsky
Moderator: Geri Stengel
5:45 - 6:00 pm 30 Second Pitch Competition Winners Announced & Closing Statements
1st Place: $5,000
2nd Place: $3,000
3rd Place: $2,000
4th Place: $1,000
Joseph Sprung,
Clint Arthur
6:00 - 8:00 pm Drink Up & Link Up -
Cocktail & Networking Party
Click Here TO RSVP


Directions to Grand Central, 13 minute walk
to E. 59 St. 7 minute walk
to Lexington Ave. 59 St. 7 minute walk
Nearest Trains: Nearest Bus Routes: M57 | M15 SBS contact us 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW,
Washington, D.C.

American University
12:00pm - 7pm
Can't wait to see you! Contact info@nevertoolatetostart.org Parking: Parking available at iPark
425 East 58th Street
Directly across the street from Guastavino's