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Founders' Hour - Hatch Tribe Lexington

  • The Massage Center 380 South Mill Street Lexington, KY, 40508 United States (map)
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CALLING ALL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS! It's time for our second Hatch Tribe gathering in Lexington, KY and we can’t wait to connect with new friends + reconnect with those of you who joined us in April.

Join us for Founders’ Hour on Thursday, July 11th at The Massage Center for an insightful talk about Community + Collaboration with an inspiring panel of guests. We’ll be joined by:

We’ll share a powerful conversation about:

  • How to build solid relationships inside & outside your business

  • How to put community first in your business

  • How the simple things drive meaningful connection

  • How to leverage the power of your own TRIBE

  • And more, with plenty of time for Q&A!

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Meet the Panelists:

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Meet Amanda Nighbert

I am a Registered Dietitian with a passion for health and wellness. For 16 years I lived and breathed nutrition in a clinical setting. I had the pleasure of motivating, supporting and educating thousands of people looking to reach their wellness goals and I truly thought I had the best RD gig out there.  Despite that, I felt stuck, uninspired and looking at a dead end. That frustrated me because I felt I was capable of so much more, so in May of 2017 I decided to do something about it. I finally got the nerve up to "go live" on social media and declare that I would be launching my online services as a weight loss dietitian and well, the rest is history. I started with no office, no website, no marketing know how, no help, basically no idea what I was doing BUT I learned to leverage social media, I stayed consistent with my goals and I never gave up. One year later I had tripled my hospital salary allowing me to feel confidant to step away from my career of 16 years. Since then it has been full speed ahead and I have a renewed energy and purpose in my life, I know that I have full control of my own destiny and I absolutely LOVE the opportunities I have been given to work with so many people outside of Lexington, KY.

Lauren West

Meet Lauren West

A University of Kentucky grad, Lauren began her career in PR and marketing. The product of parents who were small business owners, Lauren used her marketing background and entrepreneurial knowledge to conceptualize Peplum - a boutique specializing in on-trend, contemporary women's fashion where nothing exceeds $150. She and her mother opened Peplum on Euclid Avenue in March 2017. After a year long vetting and ramp-up process, Lauren opened Kentucky's second Drybar next-door to Peplum in May 2019. She resides in Lexington with her husband Jake and their dog, Lincoln. 


Meet Bethany Bubenzer

Bethany is the Hatch Tribe Lexington Chapter Lead. She’s also a business and lifestyle coach for women on a mission. She is a certified Lifestyle and Business coach, 500HR Registered Yoga Instructor and international ambassador for Olive Tree Yoga Foundation. Largely blossoming from her decade long career in yoga and marketing experience in New York, she helps women turn their greatest passion into satisfying work that feels more like play.

Proud Partners:

We want to thank our partners who are helping make this event possible! Please support them as they show up BIG for women entrepreneurs in your city.

Who Should Attend:

If you’re a woman entrepreneur craving meaningful connection with other like-minded and passionate business owners, you’re in the right place! Hatch Tribe creates opportunities for women entrepreneurs to gather, whether it’s for gaining practical skills, bouncing ideas off one another, making new business besties, or simply finding someone who understands what it's like to run her own business.

All women entrepreneurs are welcome! Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, navigating the start-up, or a well-established boss, you are welcome. Always.

About the Event:

Doors open at 8:30am for coffee & time to mingle with the TRIBE. The meeting will begin promptly at 9:00am and we’ll wrap up so you can be out the door by 10am! Coffee & light snacks are provided.

Paying It Forward:

We believe in paying it forward and supporting fellow female entrepreneurs in their journey, which is why Hatch Tribe has pledged to invest a portion of proceeds from all live gatherings into women owned businesses through Kiva. Learn more about our lending team at Kiva & get involved!

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