Discover the world of entrepreneurship and inspiring stories at our highly anticipated “WE* TALKS.” Unleash your potential as we bring together extraordinary minds, industry leaders, undergraduate students, MBA students, and recent graduates, all under one roof. This semi-annual meetup promises to ignite your passion and connect you with trailblazing women entrepreneurs who are transforming industries.

In our upcoming edition, prepare to be captivated by Kristi Piehl. Her journey from Investigative Reporter to Founder and CEO of Media Minefield, is nothing short of inspirational. Hosted at women/minority-owned full experience creative agency KNOCK Inc., you do not want to miss this!

Meet Kristi Piehl

Kristi Piehl is the Founder and CEO of Media Minefield. She started the company in 2010 following a 12-year career as an Emmy Award-winning television news reporter. Media Minefield is a one-of-a-kind, national award-winning PR agency specializing in earned media, social media, digital advertising and crisis communication.

As a messaging expert and storyteller, Kristi has a unique perspective and is on a mission to innovate the public relations industry. She is a passionate believer in the power of storytelling, a champion for women in business and fights fiercely for family-first work policies.

Kristi is the host of the Flip Your Script podcast where she interviews people who faced a critical turning point in their life and explores how they found the inspiration to move forward and rewrite their own unique story. Kristi is frequently invited to be a keynote speaker, is interviewed on various local and national news outlets and is also a regular contributing writer for Inc. Masters.

What is WE*?

WE* is a series of events, conferences and programs seeking to engage and support more women in entrepreneurship, organized by the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship