This inspiring movie screening, hosted by the Tulane Innovation Institute and Tulane Ventures, will provide insights into women's challenges in securing venture capital and spotlight female investors working to change the status quo. Before the movie screening, attendees will meet and greet with local women's organizations and entrepreneurs who support women in New Orleans. Reserve your seat to see the movie with a $10 donation to Dress for Success New Orleans. The event is open to all!

WHAT: Meet rock star women at this movie screening and social!  

WHEN: Wednesday, August 7 at 6:00 pm

WHERE: Woldenberg Art Center + Freeman Auditorium; Tulane University, 50 Newcomb Place

Success is in the Bag! Bring a gently used or new professional handbag to the event to donate to Dress for Success.  Feel free to fill it with interview-appropriate jewelry, unopened cosmetics, and a check with an additional donation to Dress for Success New Orleans!

Event Partners include:
Dress for Success | Salon 22 | Pure Dermatology | ADORE Magazine| Junior League New Orleans | | Flamingo Funders |
We Global Studios | The International Women's Forum (IWF) (Louisiana Chapter) | Greater New Orleans Foundation Impact 100 | WBEC South





Dress for Success New Orleans' mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and development tools to help them thrive in work and life. 

Salon 22 is more than a women's networking and coworking space. It's a forward-thinking community that celebrates collaboration, creativity, and inclusivity. Offering an events venue, professional development, and networking opportunities, Salon 22 inspires women to connect, grow, and lead in a supportive environment that welcomes all. 

Pure Dermatology, owned by Dr Kate Holcomb and Dr. Mara Haseltine (Tulane Alumni), Pure Dermatology provides personalized skincare and treatment to address health and cosmetic needs for all ages and skin types. They focus on maintaining patients' natural beauty through efficient, effective treatment plans.

ADORE magazine covers fashion, home decor, events, and the stories of New Orleans entrepreneurs and businesses. 

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) advances women's leadership for community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training. In January 2016, JLNO’s Woman Entrepreneur (WE) Fellowship was launched. This yearlong program supports female business owners with funding, mentoring, and in-kind services.  

Flamingo Funders is a dedicated group of accredited investors, making a significant impact on women-owned startups in the New Orleans area. Their support, which includes capital, mentorship, and a collaborative environment, has been instrumental in assisting these businesses to grow and succeed. 

Greater New Orleans Foundation Impact 100 is a group of over 100 local women who commit to giving $1,100 each and together making a single transformative grant to a local nonprofit. Since its inaugural year, Impact 100, presented by Villere & Co., has granted more than $1.3 million to nonprofits across our region. Recipient nonprofits use the grant to deepen their impact and grow their supporters. is a leading news source in New Orleans, covering sports, entertainment, culture, and business. As part of The Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate, delivers in-depth reporting, multimedia content, and community stories to keep residents informed and engaged.

WE Global Studios is redefining the startup ecosystem with their cunning edge Software as a Service platform, Founderverse. Designed for female founders, the platform offers AI-driven guidance, tools, and resources to optimize business development at any stage. 

Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) South is a regional partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest certifier of women-owned businesses (WBEs) in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs.

The International Women's Forum (IWF) Louisiana is part of a global network of over 8,000 women leaders across 33 countries. IWF unites women from diverse fields to inspire, challenge, and support each other while fostering impactful collaboration worldwide through conferences and development programs.

Host committee: Margo DuBos, Pat Denechaud, Kimberly Gramm, Jeanne Exnicios, Sharon Goldsmith, Cherie Thompson