Meeting Schedule

Thursday, October 16, 2014, First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, 178 Oenoke Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., New Canaan CaTS: "What to Consider if You are Thinking About Becoming an Entrepreneur”


Kathy McShane is the Managing Director of Ladies Who Launch, Connecticut.  This CaTS workshop of “What to Consider if You are Thinking About Becoming an Entrepreneur” is subject matter that will work for both men and women.


Known for creativity and ingenuity, Kathy helps bring out your best ideas to realize a dream or an aspiration to start your own business and be successful.  There is a definitive link between launching a business and self-esteem and happiness.  Make haste to this workshop to explore any consideration you may have entertained to try something entrepreneurial.  Take advantage of Kathy’s skills as a teacher and motivational speaker.


Kathy encourages people to live their dreams.  Join this CaTS workshop to better examine if being an entrepreneur may be an avenue for you….. or perhaps for someone you know, that you would like to help.




McShane has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University. She has attended Columbia University Executive Management Program, has a Certification in Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a Coaching Certificate from NYU.  She is an adjunct professor at New York University where she teaches Competitive Intelligence. She created a column called Launch Pad and is a co-host of the Debbie Nigro Radio Show where she addresses challenges that female entrepreneurs face.


She created the non-profit “Exceptional Woman’s Series” a program to recognize exceptional women. She utilizes this platform as a way to motivate, mentor and network women who are starting a new business or transitioning to a new career.


She is also a motivational speaker for women’s organizations and conducts workshops at local high schools and other venues that address young women and their need to be empowered.


Ms. McShane resides in New Canaan, CT with her husband.




bullet  CaTS workshops are held on Thursdays twice a month throughout the year.".

bullet  Workshop location alternates between St. Mark’s Episcopal (first meeting of the month) and First Presbyterian (second meeting of the month).

bullet  Workshops begin promptly at 7 PM and adjourn at 9 PM.  Please be considerate of our CaTS volunteers’ time.

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bullet  There is no charge for these programs.

bullet  Dress is informal.


Driving Directions

Click here - meetings are usually held at St. Mark's Episcopal church on the first Thursday of the month and at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan on the third Thursday of the month except as noted.



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