News and Media

Get the latest news! Stay connected to get the latest on what’s going on at Pathway Women’s Business Center, from blog posts to client success stories, press releases, and other related news items this page will keep you up to date. Check back frequently as this page is updated often.

Workshop Preview: Hiring & Team Development

A sneak peak at our team development workshop Pathway WBC is hosting three more sessions of our Hiring and Team Development workshop targeted at helping business owners understand the essentials of hiring and retaining an amazing team of people for their prospective company. Not only does team development allow for a business to run more

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Power Surge Preview: The Peach Truck

An interview with Power Surge guests of honor, Jessica & Stephen Rose Grab your ticket now a peach of an event — on Thursday, August 2, Stephen & Jessica Rose will be our guests of honor at Power Surge. We recently sat down with The Peach Truck owners for a preview of their story, and

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2017 Pathway WBC Annual Report

Support for entrepreneurs. Any stage. Any industry. A heartfelt “thank you” to the stakeholders, volunteers, mentors, and clients who engaged with Pathway Women’s Business Center in 2017 – our third full year in business. Much like the businesses we serve, Pathway WBC has spent its first three years working through evolutions. Evolutions in client services, building capacity, and refining

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Social Media School for Business | August 2018

Pathway WBC offers free four-part social media class for small business owners and entrepreneurs Marketing your small business can seem like a huge undertaking, but you don’t have to do it alone! One of our favorite entrepreneurs is coming to Pathway WBC to teach a four-part class series called “Social Media School for Business,” a

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Success Story: Elizabeth Goitia, owner of Artistic Elements Dance Complex

Lifelong dancer and Embark Cohort graduate spins passion and talent into small business success Elizabeth Goitia spent her entire childhood dancing, but once she started teaching at a local dance studio in college, the dream of directing her own dance program took shape in her heart. “I’m blessed to have two incredibly hard-working and fearless

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National networking organization for women opens Nashville chapter

Ellevate Network, the nation’s leading network for professional women, is launching a new chapter in Nashville on July 12th. With more than 40 chapters globally, Ellevate Network provides ambitious professional women with opportunities to connect with one another locally to expand their networks and develop their skills to be successful at work. The launch of

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Success Story: Southern Lights Electric

Makers transform profitable hobby into sustainable business with help of mentor team Almost by accident, Adam and Jamie Gatchel became business owners. When he wasn’t on the road as a touring musician, Adam was making lamps as a creative outlet, and soon their home was filled with custom designs. They decided to try selling their

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New workshops: Leadership for entrepreneurs and hiring for your small business

New leadership classes for entrepreneurs at Pathway WBC Leadership, team building, and strategic hiring are all critical skills for any small business owner. Pathway WBC is proud to offer two new workshops this summer to work on these focus areas. These strategic leadership sessions are regularly valued at $200, however through a partnership with Pathway

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Success Story: Christiana Afotey, owner of Threads by Dreads

First generation American shares Ghanaian heritage through bold fashion for the socially conscious As the youngest of four children in an immigrant family, Christiana Afotey fell in love with the rich Ghanaian culture and native language of her parents. “I wanted my own scarves and couldn’t find anything I really loved in the store, so

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When to break up with a bad business idea

3 red flags it’s not right for you. Most of us have dated a less than stellar person, and probably for much longer than was reasonable. When you’re too close and too committed to a bad situation, it can be hard to call it quits. Maybe you can’t see what is so obvious to everyone

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