Fashion Entrepreneurs of Houston March Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Capone’s Oven and Bar
2303 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77098, USA
Dinner Presentation: Overcoming Difficulties of
Starting a Business from an Immigrants Perspective
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Registration & Networking
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM: Workshop
7:15 PM - 8:00 PM: Networking
What will you learn?
You will be provided a list of required documents for opening a company. There will be a quick activity to allow you to get acquainted with your neighbor and tell him what your goal is and what prevents you from achieving it? (Thus, a person is forced to overcome a fear of speaking to a stranger, those with poor English language skills get to practice during the conversation, the individual understands what is in his way to achieve the goal and how to deal with it).
• What difficulties immigrants face when starting a new business and where to begin
• How to find yourself and your niche in the business
• What you need to do to start a company
• How to freely and quickly learn English
Alisa Golenko was born and raised in Moscow, Russia. She moved to the United States two years ago and currently owns and operates two separate businesses: The RU Boutique, focused on high-end fashion items from independent Russian designers and Appetit By Alisa, a catering, private dining, and cooking lessons company.