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Northern California Chapter: Holiday Celebration & Speaker

12/10/2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT

Admission

  • $60.00

Location

Oakland, CA

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NorCal Chapter Holiday Celebration & Speaker!

Let’s get together to celebrate the holidays!  Join us for appetizers, wine and eggnog as we hear from an amazing local entrepreneur, Zahra Kassam.  She is the Founder & CEO of Monti Kids, a learning subscription box program for infants and toddlers offering Montessori toys as well as parent support & education. Zahra will talk about her journey, from being a trained Montessori teacher to starting a business, finding funding, and growing a company.

Next up, we'll get inspired with a fun WOW (Words of Wisdom) Session, where you can share your own words of inspiration or advice. This will be a casual open forum, so please come prepared to share your best career or personal advice, or an inspirational quote or quip.

And if you bring an unwrapped toy, we’ll be donating them all to either the local Toys for Tots or Oakland Children’s Hospital.

Don't miss our last event of the year. We’ll be raffling off a FREE one-year WIT membership – a value of $150 – for one lucky attendee!

DATE: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

LOCATION: Temescal Works, 490 43rd Street, Oakland, CA 94609

COST: WIT Members $50 | Non-members $60


Zahra Kassam is Founder and CEO of venture-backed start-up, Monti Kids: the only subscription service for children ages 0-3 that provides an authentic Montessori education, proven in schools for over 100 years. Zahra holds a BA in Psychology from Harvard and a Master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is an internationally certified Montessori teacher at the infant, toddler and preschool levels and a mother to two young boys. Through Monti Kids, Zahra is filling the education gap from birth to preschool, the most critical years of development when 85% of the brain is formed. Zahra has been invited to the White House Early Education Summit, named a Global Education Influencer, named a 'World Changing Woman' by Conscious Company Media, and was nominated for the Dalai Lama Unsung Heroes of Compassion Awards for her work with children. Zahra appeared on ABC's Shark Tank in January 2019 and secured a deal with Kevin O'Leary.

 

 

 

 

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