WINnovation 2018


WALTER Magazine is proud to present the fourth annual WINnovation at The Umstead Hotel & Spa. This event celebrates women in innovation through shared wisdom from local leaders embracing the entrepreneurial spirit.

2018 Panelists

Cicely MitchellArt of Cool festival
Melisse ShabanVirtue Labs
Lindsay ZannoPaleontologist-NCMNS
Emily SextonThe Flourish Market
Sepi SaidiSepi Engineering


Schedule of Events:

4:00PM Startup Workshop

All WINnovation attendees are welcome to participate in this informal, collaborative brainstorming session. We are thrilled to welcome Inspiring Capital and StartingBloc to be our 2018 Workshop Leaders.

5:00PM Cocktails

Meet and network with fellow innovators, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts before the main event.

6:00PM Dinner & Program

Enjoy a delicious three-course meal with wine pairings by The Umstead Hotel & Spa while listening to our amazing WINnovation speakers share their individual entrepreneurial stories.

Presented by:
Bank of America

With support from:
Diamonds Direct

If your company or organization would like to purchase a table at WINnovation (10 guests), you can order via Eventbrite, or contact WALTER Magazine directly: