Seminars & Trainings

Christine E.B. Howard is proud to be a member of Grant Professionals Association (GPA), American Evaluation Association (AEA), Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Western NY Venture Association (WNYVA), the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and New York State Women, Inc.

Take a look at her upcoming speaking events and in-office training courses.


May 17, 2018: How to win a grant: Practical Tips & Advice from an Evaluator

Thinking about submitting a grant? Have you submitted a grant in the past and you were not successful? Not sure how grants are scored or who makes the decision? Thinking about SBIR? Thinking about federal funding or possibly approaching a foundation? Not sure what you are doing? Come learn practical hands-on tips and advice from us, an industry expert, that you can use right away in your next proposal to help win your next grant. The 1-hour of fun (starting at 2 pm EST on May 17th) will include: How to find a grant writer & funding: 5 quick tips How grants are made: details on decision-making & the award process Why proposals fail: 14 simple reasons Be in the know: 12 red flag tips Our webinar is brought to you in partnership with the Minority Business Development Agency Baltimore Business Center. The MBDA Business Center located in Baltimore, MD is operated by the L. S. Caldwell & Associates, Inc. The center is part of a national network of funded centers located in major cities throughout the United States. The center works with minority business enterprises to generate increased financing and contract opportunities and to create and retain jobs. Register HERE

April 5, 2018: Program Evaluation

Come sit in on this webinar to learn the fundamentals of program evaluation and how it plays into your proposal planning efforts. More detail coming soon.

August 17, 2017: Mixer It Up with Womelle

Come mix things up with WomELLE on our monthly business networking mixer while learning how to effectively network your business. We will have networking games to help break the ice and these games will give you a chance to meet everyone at the event. Like they always say "It's Not What You Know. It's Who You Know". Don't miss out on great opportunities to meet new clients and learn how WomELLE can help make your business grow.

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April 29, 20017: Playing the Game

Christine Howard will be addressing the challenges of a small business owner as well as how being a woman entrepreneur, board member in companies and leader in a man’s world has her coaching and mentoring women. She’s a phenomenal individual involved in venture, grants, and philanthropy.

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April 19, 2017: Funding for Small Businesses

Please join us on Wednesday, April 19 as we provide an evening of education and networking with keynote speaker, Christine Howard, E.B. Howard Consulting, presenting "Funding for Small Businesses"

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April 3, 2017: Mentoring Monday

Meet your mentor at Bizwomen Mentoring Monday. The April 3 networking event offers attendees the opportunity to meet one-on-one with influential businesswomen in Western New York for seven-minute coaching sessions and conversations.

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March 6, 2017: Positioning Yourself and Your Business for Success

Come learn about positioning Yourself and Your Business for Success. The Owning It Speaker Series is free and open to the public. New business owners and those thinking about starting a business are encouraged to attend the series of events, located at the West Side Bazaar, 25 Grant Street in Buffalo.

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Friday, January 19 & 20, 2017: 2017 Florida Research Administration Conference

Welcome to the 2017 Florida Research Administration Conference hosted by the University of Central Florida Office of Research & Commercialization. Pre-conference workshops will take place on Thursday, January 19 with the full-day conference on Friday, January 20, 2017. The format will include pre-conference workshops, opening networking reception, keynote breakfast, concurrent sessions, a networking luncheon, and optional evening networking events.

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September 27, 2016: WomenUp

APA Solutions held the 2016 Woman Up Conference taking place on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum in Buffalo, New York.

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April 16, 2016: Buffalo Unconference

A gathering, born from a desire to create an event for people to share and learn in an open environment. Buffalo Unconference is an interactive event with talks, demos, and plenty-of-time for discussions between attendees. Everyone is encouraged to participate, attendees create the agenda by presenting on topics that they love. Anyone with something to contribute or the desire to learn is welcome to join.

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