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Entrepreneur's Circle: Owning Your Value with Grace Kraaijvanger

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Join us for our casual and conversational Entrepreneur's Circle at The Hivery! This is another way to make sure you're not tackling the business of building a business on your own, but rather with the trusted circle of The Hivery community. This month, Grace leads our monthly circle to talk about owning your value.

In this workshop, Grace will lay the money cards on the table and dispel some common myths and patterns that she sees occurring around money, especially from some newer entrepreneurs. She’ll share four money myths that she’s identified, and best practices for how to turn those myths around into valuable truth (and money in the bank). Together, we’ll continue the conversation around money and help each other as a community continue to honor our worth and respect the wisdom and value that each of us bring to the table.

As seats are limited, advance online registration is required. Free for members. $30 for non-members. This is a BYO brown-bag lunch discussion. All are welcome!

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This workshop is one of The Hivery's monthly member events. Mark your calendar for each Thursday from 12:30 to 1:45pm to join this and forthcoming programs. 

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About Grace Kraaijvanger

Photo Credit: Ana Kamin

Photo Credit: Ana Kamin

Grace Kraaijvanger is the Founder and CEO of The Hivery. She is a visionary entrepreneur, artist, and community-maker who created The Hivery as a realization of her longstanding dream to bring a community of women together in a beautiful space that would inspire and empower them to reach their fullest potential. From the beginning, The Hivery has been a metaphor for so much more than just a physical space; it represents a movement and an elevation of women.

Before launching The Hivery in 2014 and after a decade-long career as a professional ballet and modern dancer in San Francisco, Grace entered into motherhood and began working as a marketing executive for Fortune 500 technology companies. But the unexpected loss of her mother catalyzed her to search for something deeper; her life’s true purpose. On that search she realized there were women, just like her, in pursuit of their next chapter: women who wanted to switch careers, start businesses, go back to work, or change direction to pursue a passion. Coupled with the realization that there was no “space”, both literally and metaphorically, for women to find and create meaningful work outside of “work” norms, she decided to go after her dream and The Hivery was born.

Over the years as The Hivery continues to grow, Grace has discovered much of what she knows to be true about starting and running a business is rooted in dance and artistic expression: the importance of showing up every day and doing the work; surrounding yourself with people who believe in your unique purpose; and leveraging setbacks as invaluable learning tools. “Entrepreneurs are artists of life,” according to Grace.

Grace is a go-to speaker and business mentor who has spoken at high-profile events such as Watermark, The Girls Lounge at Dreamforce, Listen to Your Mother, Woven Women’s Conference, as well as countless Hivery events and gatherings. The Hivery was awarded “Best Office Space in the U.S. and Canada” by Wayfair, Inc. in 2017, and Grace and The Hivery have been featured in outlets such as Domino, San Francisco Chronicle, Marin Independent Journal, Huffington Post and Entrepreneur. She is on the board for the SF Dance Film Festival and the Nasdaq YeX Advisory Board. Grace currently resides in Mill Valley with her husband and two teenage children.