The Tulsa Women’s Business Breakfast is a bimonthly event to help business owners and entrepreneurs meet one another, learn from community leaders and become more informed about Tulsa’s business ecosystem. It’s a great way to network and learn about the many resources Tulsa has to offer.
Admission is free, but registration is required.
January's Speaker: Libby Billings
Libby Billings is the owner of Elote Cafe & Catering, The Vault and Roppongi. Billings is serving her second term as Downtown Coordinating Council’s Chairwoman. She's a Tulsa native, Booker T Washington hornet, OSU IT culinary school graduate and a proud mother of two. Billings opened her first restaurant Elote in 2008 with five employees and a $30,000 SBA business loan. Since then Billings has opened two more restaurants and added 70 employees. She has been credited with the revitalization of the Deco District after forming and residing as President of the Deco District neighborhood association for its first five years. During those years she brought crowds to downtown Tulsa with Salsafest and it's Chihuahua races, The Pop Up Shops, Chalkfest and of course the Luchadores. In addition to her focus on urban revitalization Billing’s leads Tulsa's restaurant industry with her commitment to local foods and sustainability. Elote was the first restaurant to recycle, compost and use biodegradable togo boxes in Tulsa. Billings has no investors and is proud to be a role model for other women and girls who want to follow their entrepreneurial dreams.