Doyenne is seeking individuals from all backgrounds and past experience levels to join our team to fulfill our work of creating inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems where women entrepreneurs from all backgrounds thrive.
We offer a variety of volunteer and paid opportunities for you to join the Doyenne movement. Below are listings of opportunities we currently have available. Please note that some opportunities have ongoing acceptance that will be filled as needed and others may be closed if the position is not seeking candidates at this time.
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DOY·ENNE: A WOMAN WHO IS KNOWLEDGEABLE, RESPECTED, AND PROMINENT IN A PARTICULAR FIELD OR PROFESSION
Doyenne is changing the face of entrepreneurship in the Madison-area and beyond. Women are powerful players in our economy and unleashing their entrepreneurial potential will change the world. Doyenne brings strong, motivated people together to advance women’s entrepreneurship through four key strategies:
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Entrepreneurship can be an isolating experience. You don’t need to go it alone! Entrepreneurs need a community of people who are listening to them and advocating for them. Whether your business is an idea on the back of a napkin, preparing to launch, growing, or changing direction, you’ll benefit from a Doyenne membership. Join Now.
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As the saying goes, “It takes a village…” To truly change the face of entrepreneurship, Doyenne needs talented women and men from all professional backgrounds. If you are passionate about helping women entrepreneurs develop their potential, build their ventures, and contribute to our community, become an Member today.
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