Celebrating and Supporting Milwaukee’s Entrepreneurs

WEWmke’s Mission

WEWmke’s mission is to bring together Milwaukee area women–entrepreneurs, founders, small business owners, professionals, and more–for a week of events designed to inspire, educate, and celebrate our businesses, ourselves, and our contributions to the Milwaukee community.

WEWmke 2024

May 6 – 10, 2024

WEWmke 2023

What a WEWmke 2023 it was! She Stands Tall restored WEWmke to an in-person event, gathered 455 Milwaukee-area women entrepreneurs, and planned compelling opportunities for women to network with, learn from, and inspire each other. Block your whole calendar for WEWmke 2024, May 6-10!

Unique Attendees

Event Registrations



Contributor Events

In-kind sponsors

Press Coverage

Official Visits

Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and Stephanie Melnick
  • Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson
  • Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Sara Rodriguez
  • Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin (via video)

Pure Magic! Tangible advice, speakers that were subject matter experts in their field and talented at speaking. A welcoming and warm community of women.

Kate Gallegos, Ginko Stonescapes

AWESOME! Informative, inspiring, exciting!

Lisa Gilson, Giltee Apparel

An opportunity to meet with other liked minded female business owners.

Sherri Jordan, Envision the Ladder

A fabulous collection of events that brought together MKE entrepreneurs.

Jennifer Buchholz, Excel & Flourish, LLC

An energized, uplifting space where women entrepreneurs gathered to lift one another up in shared learning & community.

Claire Becker, Claire Becker Coaching

If you wanted to be surrounded by the movers and shakers in Milwaukee, or at the very least be swept in the zeitgeist of women entrepreneurship, you cannot miss this event next year.

Amelia Bursi, Love, Medusa

Awesome Events! Can’t wait till next year!

Artaynia Westfall, Arty’s Sweet Talk Cupcakes

This was an essential week of events for any woman entrepreneur! The energy of the whole week was so positive, the content was so valuable, and every single person was so kind and welcoming. 11/10 recommend.

Allie Horner, Brand Bloom LLC

WEWmke 2023 Events




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Presenting Sponsor

Our 2023 Presenting Sponsor is Summit Credit Union! We are honored to partner with an organization led by a woman, Kim Sponem, and which has a demonstrated and long-standing commitment to helping women and addressing the gender pay gap. As Kim has explained, “when women succeed and have equal economic power, everyone benefits. Families, communities, businesses and economies thrive.” We at She Stands Tall couldn’t agree more!