WOMEN TAKE THE LEAD IN NOVEMBER’S ENTREPRENEUR DIRECT LECTURE SERIES
Elizabeth Demas, founder and owner of the Kansas City Avon Stores, Alicia Herald, creator of myEDmatch, and Brittain Kovac, with Startup Village, Leap.it and Hostel KC, will be the featured presenters at Fort Hays State University’s Entrepreneur Direct speaker series on Tuesday, Nov. 18.
The event, scheduled for 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. in the Memorial Union’s Fort Hays Ballroom, is free to the public.
Entrepreneur Direct is a speaker series that features a successful entrepreneur in an informal setting accessible to students, faculty, staff and the public. The program is intended to connect students with successful entrepreneurs who have stories and advice to share. A faculty-student panel asks questions about entrepreneurship and encourages questions and interaction with the audience.
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Elizabeth Demas, founder and owner of the Kansas City Avon Stores, has been an Avon representative since October 2003. In the first six months, she reached more than $10,000 in sales, built a team of more than 30 representatives and landed on the front cover of Avon’s then magazine for representatives, Avon Dreams.
Demas sells above Avon’s top sales level and owns two licensed Avon Beauty Centers in the Kansas City metro area, one in Overland Park and one in Kansas City’s Zona Rosa.
The Overland Park store holds the distinction of selling more Avon products than any other location in the nation. Demas’ team now has nearly 100 members from several states.
Demas received the 2008 Existing Business of the Year award from the Johnson County Small Business Development Center and the 2010 national award of Woman of Enterprise from Avon Corporate. She has been highlighted in Beauty Magazine, twice in The Kansas City Star and featured on KMBC Channel 9.
For more information on Elizabeth Demas, click here.