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This Year’s Theme Highlights Economic Impact of Women-Owned Businesses

Dallas, TX, October 22, 2019 – ShearShare, the largest provider of on-demand salon and barbershop space rentals worldwide, is pleased to announcethat cofounders Dr. Tye and Courtney Caldwell have been invited to present the opening keynote during the 2nd Annual UT Dallas Women’s Summit in Richardson, Texas.

The UT Dallas Women’s Summit is presented in partnership with WEDallas and scheduled during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, joining more than 100 similar events happening on university campuses worldwide. These events will encourage women to chart their own course in business, wherever they may be.

Program highlights for the 2nd annual Summit include:

• How to find investors and funding
• Where to get advice and mentorship
• Hands-on business building workshops
• The economic impact of women-owned businesses

Women’s Summit attendees include North Texas professionals and UT Dallas students, staff, and alumni representing all majors and degrees.

Dresden Goldberg, Director of Programs and Operations for the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UT Dallas says, ”We couldn’t be more excited to have Courtney back on campus. As the founders of ShearShare, Courtney and Dr. Tye epitomize the hard work, dedication, and hustle it takes to pursue a successful business venture. We are so very grateful to them for their willingness to mentor and advise our students and now for sharing their story at the UT Dallas Women’s Summit. They have a great story to tell, and we know the audience will gain a lot from their opening keynote session.”

The day-long event will kick off at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 23, at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center on the campus of UT Dallas. Registration is open online at https://innovation.utdallas.edu/womens-summit/#.

About ShearShare
ShearShare, winner of Google Demo Day 2018 and Tech Co’s 2016 Startup of the Year, is the first global marketplace that allows salon and barbershop owners to rent their excess suites and booths to licensed cosmetologists and barbers by the day. The ShearShare mobile platform gives owners a chance to make efficient use of their excess space by providing independent stylists short-term access based on a time and price that’s convenient for them. Launched in late 2016, ShearShare currently serves industry professionals in more than 500 cities and 11 countries. For more information, visit ShearShare.com. To join the ShearShare community on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter,follow @ShearShare.

About the University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is a rising research powerhouse with eight schools and more than 140 academic degrees including top-ranked programs in business, engineering, science, audiology and arts and technology. The campus community is enriched by a commitment to the arts, service learning opportunities and an athletics program with new esports teams. UTD students, faculty, staff and alumni continue to rise to new challenges, proving that Comets shine bright.

For more information, please contact:

Jasmin Green, ShearShare, jasmin@shearshare.com

Sarah Crowe, Marketing Communications Manager,The University of Texas at Dallas, sarah.crowe@utdallas.edu