Spotlight on Women's Entrepreneurship - An IEDA/SBA Webinar - March 22nd

Iowa District Office  - March 15, 2021

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Spotlight on Women's Entrepreneurship An IEDA and SBA Women's History Month Webinar 

Leading the Way
Monday, March 22, 2021
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

SBA celebrates Women's History Month

Panel discussion featuring Blanca Plascencia, co-owner of two El Fogon locations in West Des Moines and Cantaritos Grill & Cantina in Pella, and LaTisha Howlett from Bayside Bistro in Davenport.

Facilitated by Jayne Armstrong of the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Jill Lippincott of Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA).

Gain insight on how to leverage programs offered through the SBA and IEDA and learn how these women forged their way in the hospitality industry and pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CLICK HERE to join the session at 9:00 a.m. on March 22. Participants can also join by audio only at 1-515-348-6300, using the pin 692 197 699#. 


Blanca Plascencia 
El Fogon
West Des Moines 

Cantaritos Grill & Cantina


LaTisha Howlett
Bayside Bistro