Tales of Diplomacy & Entrepreneurship

Emily Hikade was living overseas working as a diplomat in counterterrorism when her idea for Petite Plume was born.  A luxury sleepwear line for children and adults, Petite Plume has grown into a successful business. The company's products are carried in small luxury boutiques, Neiman-Marcus, and Bergdorf Goodman.  Emily will share her story of perseverance, global adventure, and entrepreneurship. 

 
You will learn:
  • What it took to forge diplomacy while fighting terrorism in the Middle East & Africa
  • Lessons learned from unique experiences abroad
  • How to pivot your career to a new, different direction
  • Experience-based entrepreneurship advice for starting your own business

Lunch includes:

  • A gourmet salad or bowl catered from Towne & Oak
  • Water, wine, coffee or tea
  • A sweet treat
  • The company of sophisticated and intelligent women like you!

48-hour cancellation notice is required.  Please wear a mask.

 
Tales of Diplomacy & Entrepreneurship
Emily Hikade was living overseas working as a diplomat in counterterrorism when her idea for Petite Plume was born.  A luxury sleepwear line for children and adults, Petite Plume has grown into a successful business. The company's products are carried in small luxury boutiques, Neiman-Marcus, and Bergdorf Goodman.  Emily will share her story of perseverance, global adventure, and entrepreneurship. 
 
You will learn:
  • What it took to forge diplomacy while fighting terrorism in the Middle East & Africa
  • Lessons learned from unique experiences abroad
  • How to pivot your career to a new, different direction
  • Experience-based entrepreneurship advice for starting your own business

Lunch includes:

  • A gourmet salad or bowl catered from Towne & Oak
  • Water, wine, coffee or tea
  • A sweet treat
  • The company of sophisticated and intelligent women like you!

48- hour cancellation notice is required.  Please wear a mask.