Taking the Leap to Entrepreneurship

Held at the Alliance Francaise FIAF Skyroof, this event invited three successful women entrepreneurs shared their stories and practical advice on launching and running their businesses, moderated by Geri Stengel.

Agnès de Villarson, Founder, Agnès de Villarson Floral Design

Agnès transformed her passion for hand-picked floral arrangements into a successful business, adorning inauguration ceremonies, Fashion Week shows, celebrity weddings, and more.


Sarah Jayne Kinney, Co-Founder and Director of Content, Unbound

In 2014, Sarah launched her business of sexual health and wellness products.Unbound is today the leading consumer brand in this market.


Chloe Vichot, Founder, Ancolie

Chloé has fused her love of cooking with her upbringing abroad, to offer healthy meals served in eco-friendly glass jars.


Moderated by: Geri Stengel, Founder and President, Ventureneer 

Geri has helped thousands of entrepreneurs take their vision to reality. She is a research advisor to American Express and co-author of their 2017 State of Women Owned Businesses, the author of Forget the Glass Ceiling: Building Your Business Without One, and Forbes contributor writing about the success factor of women entrepreneurs.