MELBOURNE, FLA. — Carmen Natschke, co-founder of Room in a Kit LLC, Decorating Diva LLC, and First Web Site Design LLC, will be the guest speaker at the
National Center for Small Business Information’s November Networking for Women Event. Her talk will be “From T-Commerce to E-Commerce” and she will discuss
how to convert a traditional business to an online storefront.
Natschke co-founded her first company, Room In A Kit LLC, a home décor retailing business, in 2000. Within two years she successfully expanded the business
to include decorating workshops and seminars, with the launch of the Decorating Divas Training Center. In 2003 she launched The Decorating Diva.com, an
online resource for do-it-herself decorators.
Her ability to balance function with form earned her the prestigious national Gift’s & Decorative Accessories Award for Visual Merchandising Design.
She is also a strong proponent of Web 2.0 design, usability and making the Web accessible to all by complying with the Federal Government’s Section 508
guidelines. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Carmen worked for several Fortune 500 companies in the Defense and Aerospace industry. She earned a master’s
degree in Engineering Management from Florida Tech and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Rollins College.
The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Monday Nov. 5, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, in the Hartley Room. This is located
on the second floor of the Denius Student Center on the Florida Tech campus. To RSVP for this event, please contact Donn Miller-Kermani at (321) 674-7011
or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on this or other free NCSBI offerings, visit the NCSBI website at www.ncsbi.fit.edu.
The goal of the network is to guide and support women in building relationships aimed at career and professional advancement. Networking for Women is
sponsored by the National Center for Small Business Information at Florida Tech in collaboration with the Florida Small Business Development Center at
Brevard Community College.
NCSBI at Florida Tech is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.