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Ascender Free Coworking Day + Office Hours

October 13, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Enjoy a free coworking day at Ascender and sign up for Office Hours with our team to work on your toughest business challenges.


    About this event

Feeling stuck? Want to bounce your ideas off a trusted expert? Looking for feedback on a pitch or marketing campaign? Just need to get away from your home office?

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re opening up our coworking space to all small business owners, entrepreneurs, and entrepreneurship-curious individuals from the Latinx, Hispanic, and Latino-identified communities in Pittsburgh.

Join us at Ascender on Thursday, October 13, for a Free Coworking Day + Office Hours with the Ascender team. Office Hours will be offered in English & Spanish.

Entrepreneurs, startup founders, and small business owners are invited to work from Ascender for the day and schedule time to meet with two entrepreneurship experts—our Executive Director & Innovation Director.

We’ll also provide a light lunch that celebrates the rich culinary cuisine of Latin America and encourage attendees to bring food to share that represents their culture.

Register to claim your free coworking day pass for Thursday, October 13, 2022. Coworking hours are 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. After registering for the event, you will receive a link to schedule your in-person Office Hours appointment with Nadyli or Annia.

Can’t make it on October 13? Get in touch with us here to schedule a time to chat about how we can help you build your best business.

What to expect:
Work from our modern coworking space between 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Lunchtime chat about business tools & entrepreneurship over a FREE lunch from a local Latin American restaurant
Office Hours (in English or Spanish) with our team in the afternoon
Special Ascender giveaway

Topics to discuss during Office Hours include:
Ways to validate your business idea.
How to communicate your product’s or service’s benefits and value to potential new customers.
Strategies to build internal capabilities to deliver effective initiatives for the communities you serve.
How to create new marketing content and campaigns.
Best practices for leading practical brainstorming sessions using human-centered design principles with your team.
Whatever else is keeping you up at night!

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Take Advantage of Office Hours with the Ascender Team

Nadyli Nuñez | Executive Director

Nadyli is the executive director of Ascender, a hub that helps entrepreneurs start and build their companies through education, mentorship, and coworking community. She has evaluated over 1,000 startup companies worldwide through multiple involvements such as judging pitch competitions and serving on the SXSW Pitch Board. Additionally, Nadyli is on the Community Forge Advisory Board, an organization building an equitable economy for Wilkinsburg and Greater Pittsburgh through entrepreneurship. View Nadyli’s full bio.

Get help with: Entrepreneurship/Startup Advice; Leadership/Management; Pitching & Storytelling; and, more!

Annia Aleman | Innovation Director

Annia Aleman is the Innovation Director at Ascender. At Ascender, she is in charge of designing and executing educational programming for entrepreneurs that provides them with the tools to launch and build their businesses. For Annia, working with entrepreneurs is an honor as she can see how local innovators launch and build new products or services that impact how people live, work, and play. Before joining Ascender, Annia worked for four years at the Department of Innovation & Performance, City of Pittsburgh. Annia’s eye for creative solutions, problem-solving skills, and convening and cultivating partnerships led her to work across teams and departments. Annia holds a Master’s in Public Policy & Management from Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor’s in Global Policy with a minor in Economics from Chatham University. View Annia’s full bio.

Get help with: Business Development & Partnerships; Leadership/Management; Product Development & Management; and, more!

*After registering for the event, you will receive a link to schedule your in-person Office Hours appointment with Nadyli or Annia.
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Ascender is located at 6401 Penn Ave, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. We are in the same plaza as the East Liberty Trader Joe’s; opposite side of the parking and directly next to Hair Master.

Ascender is ADA accessible; attendees can take the stairs or the elevator up to the third floor to Ascender’s space.
Free on-site parking is available.
Bus lines: 75, 74, 82, 77, 71C, 88, 86, 89 (within 3-minute walking distance after drop-off); P1, P2, P3 within 10-minute walking distance from the bus station.


October 13, 2022
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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6401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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