Community Calendar

Welcome to the Community Calendar! This is a section where we will keep you up to date with our most current events, and events that we think are worth checking out! If you have any questions about these events, or would like to put an event on outr calendar, don't hesitate to reach out to our Assistant Director, Amelia Marckworth (

Winter Quarter 2019

IEC Events:


Various Dates

4:00 - 5:30 pm

Our Resource Nights are opportunities to give you the tools you need to succeed in the Business Plan Competition, as well as out in the workplace. Since our year is just getting started, we are hosting an information session with an exceptional panel of past participants as our first Resource Night. Come and see what the Business Plan Competition is all about; bring your questions, your ideas, and yourself! 

  • Thursday 2/28: Refining Your Value Proposition

    Lemieux Library 122 - Boeing Room
    • The most important part: can you identify the unique value you bring your customers in a way no other solution does?
    • Suggested resource: Strategyzer Value Proposition Canvas
  • Tuesday 3/5: Legal Structures

    Lemieux Library 122 - Boeing Room
    • What's the right legal structure for your new venture? 
    • Suggested resource: Mercy Corp NW Legal Structure Matrix
  • Thursday 3/14: Financial Workshop

    Harding Building, Room 142
    • Bring your financial projections to workshop with CPAs and finance experts.
    • Suggested resource: Mercy Corp NW Business Resources
  • Tuesday 3/19: Executive Summary Review

    Lemieux Library 122 - Boeing Room
    • Need a final set of eyes on your plan before you submit? Bring it to the experts for feedback before the entry deadline.
    • Please bring a complete draft of your screening round submission to workshop

Community Events:


Womxn's March: Pre-March Fuel Stop

Saturday, Jan. 19, 8:00am

Fuel up at The Riveter in Capitol Hill before heading to Cal Anderson for the Seattle Womxn's March + Rally. We will have light breakfast bites, warm beverages, and sign-making supplies. Meet like-minded members of the community and get ready for the day ahead!

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(1/18) What do Angel Investors Look For?
  • with Leo Lam, founding partner, SWAN Venture Fund.
  • Learn More 
(1/25) Bootstrapping Your Startup
  • with Chris Hundley, director of engineering, Drift.
  • Learn More
(2/1) Getting Into An Accelerator
  • with Chris DeVore, managing director, TechStars, Seattle
  • Learn More 
(2/8) How Compasstion Improves Innovation
  • with Vikram Jandhyala, vice president for Innovation Strategy at the University of Washington and executive director of CoMotion.
  • Learn More
(2/15) Creating Product-Market Fit Through Discovery
  • with Magali Eaton, assistant director of innovation triaining, CoMotion
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(2/22) Startup Structures: The Studio Model
  • with Shauna Causey. partner, Madrona Venture Labs.
  • Learn More
(3/1) How to Negotiate Investors 
  • with Andy Albertson, partenr at Fenwick and west LLP.
  • Learn More
(3/8) How Leaders Build Diverse Teams
  • with Aiko Bethea, principal anf founderm RARE Coaching & Consulting
  • Learn More



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Amelia Marckworth

Assistant Director