This event has been Postponed.
The WBC is providing a VIRTUAL tour around the world of business. Come in and see, first hand, during this lunch and learn session how you can create or refresh a business plan on YOUR time! Yes, that means you can be in control of the time it takes to create your business success plan. This user-friendly computer-based program is geared to support you at your level, and enhance your knowledge of business. During this session, you will learn how to navigate the system, core components to focus on while refreshing or creating your business plan, and obtain answers to any questions you may have.
THIS INFORMATION SESSION IS MANDATORY to participate in PBS. The online program will cost $99 upon sign up. No refunds or exchanges Limited Scholarships available.
Bring your own lunch please.
The Women’s Business Center
at First State Community Loan Fund
Sara Crawford-Jones Bio: With 13 years in the fashion industry, Sara A. Crawford- Jones truly lives by her own quote; “Fashion isn’t just a career, it’s a lifestyle”. After receiving a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Fashion Design and Marketing (in only three years) from the International Academy of Design and Technology, Sara established herself and her skills at highly identifiable brands like Tommy Hilfiger and DDC Lab. Living as an Albino African-American women who has a slight visual impairment, Sara enjoys participating with various community and nonprofit organizations like The Division for the Visually Impaired and The National Diabetes Association. She believes that fashion can be used as a platform and a form of expression to provide awareness to social topics and issues. Anara Original was created in 2004. The brand name derives from her first name (Sara) and middle name (Ann). Sara believes that her designs should always convey the idea that fashion is “wearable art” and sees herself as an expert of “adding” to a look. She takes a unique approach to fashion by taking something plain and turning it into something extraordinary. Anara Original has been featured in LA Fashion Week and major publications such as Lucky Magazine and Teen Vogue. Black Celebrity Giving named her a “Change Maker and Young Philanthropist” and was voted People’s Choice Best Designer by Delaware Fashion Week 2015. In May of 2016, Sara expanded her brand by writing her first self-published book titled, The Playbook to Essential Style- Learn, Build and Explore Your Style. Sara shares with her readers her style story and provides the basic styling techniques to build a stylish and chic wardrobe. Sara is continuing to share her brand book by hosting a multi-city book tour called, Style Conversation. Hosted in an intimate setting, Sara joins fashion enthusiast, fashion bloggers and entrepreneurs have the opportunity to network, discuss style, business and success. Sara is the Director of The Women’s Business Center at First State Community Loan Fund in Wilmington, Delaware. The WBC’s mission is to act as the catalyst for providing in-depth, substantive, outcome-oriented business services to women and entrepreneurs throughout Delaware. The WBC is a federally funded program of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA is the nation’s platform for small business support and leads the national charge for economic growth in cities around the U.S.