The Fear Paradox is a women’s summit, a two-day event, designed to remove friction from the path of innovation, to lead you closer to your fears, inspiring you to leap into the anxiety abyss, pushing paradoxical “fearlessness” to a new level of success.  Hosted by Ms.Tech + SimplyBe, for women entrepreneurs, technologists, executives and artists from around the country are invited to a summit unlike anything they have experienced before.

THE EXPERIENCE

The Fear Paradox Summit is built on three core pillars:

expand

eXpand

We will eXpand our networks, minds and horizons as we immerse ourselves in fierce fireside chats, powerful panels, and innovative techXhibits.

experiment

eXperiment

We will get outside of our heads, go with our gut, and jump from the ledges of limiting thoughts, and take on heart-pumping fear inducing eXperiments.

execute

eXecute

We commit to try something new, to flex our minds, to feel out the edges of fear, unlock unlimited potential, to eXecute and reach new levels of success.

Alison Victoria
   

Keynote Speaker

Alison Victoria


Founder and President of Alison Victoria Interiors with offices in Chicago and Las Vegas, Alison Victoria is known for creating glamorous, modern interiors with a client list that includes high-end boutiques, resorts and private residences. AS a culmination of her design vision, Alison introduced the Alison Victoria Collection, a line of luxury furniture for the home. She went on to host Kitchen Crashers on HGTV and DIY Network, becoming the first female lead in the popular Crashers franchise. Her new show, Windy City Flip , follows Alison in her role as developer and designer, renovating properties in her hometown of Chicago. The show is set to air in 2017 on HGTV.

Emcee

Micae Brown


Micae Brown is the host of WVON 1690AM’s The Urban Business Roundtable, creator and host of The Micae Brown Report, and philanthropist. Micae’s media career began at the Chicago Sun-Times where she served as the National Business Development Manager, specializing in constructing advertising strategies for clients including Comcast, Macy’s and the Chicago White Sox. While holding this position, she conceptualized and hosted the “Minority Report” video series with the Chicago Sun-Times to showcase the city’s vibrant community of entrepreneurs and professionals of color. Micae conducted interviews with acclaimed guests as diverse as Chicago’s former Treasurer Stephanie Neely, advertising executive Sherman Wright, and NFL star Israel Idonije.

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SPECIAL GUESTS

Kelly Hoey
Kelly Hoey
Author

Build Your Dream Network

 

Tara-Tate
Tara Tate
Pro Snowboarder
Skateboard Athlete
Women’s Project Manager

Arbor Collective

Dr. Anitha  Roa
Dr. Anitha Rao
Founder/CEO

Neurocern

 

Samara Mejia Hernandez
Samara M. Hernandez
Venture Capital Investor

MATH Venture Partners

Shavalerie Thurman
Shavalerie Thurman
Producer

CNN

Dena Khalafallah
Dena Khalafallah
Promotions

iHeartMedia

Alex Batdorf
Alex Batdorf
Co-Founder

ZipFit Denim

Ari Krzyzek
Ari Krzyzek
Creative Director & Chief designer

Chykalophia

RIGHT?! WE CAN’T WAIT.

Who Should Attend?


Innovators ready to feel out the edges of their fears and reach for new levels of success.

fear paradox summit tracks

the fortuitous

Founder

the adamant

Artist

the elevated

Executive

the wishful

Wantrepreneur


 

Four Unique Tracks

FOUNDER

FEARS...

Founder

Raising money, finding tech talent...

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Executive

FEARS...

Executive

Not being good enough

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Artist

FEARS...

Artist

Not being remembered

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Wantrepreneur

FEARS...

Wantrepreneur

entrepreneurship is too risky

LEARN MORE

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