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May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

IN COCONUT GROVE: An Evening with Brooke Markevicius and Amanda Goetz


Books & Books


May 21
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Books & Books in Coconut Grove
3409 Main Hwy
Coconut Grove, FL 33133 United States
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Books & Books Coconut Grove presents…


in conversation with

Amanda Goetz


The Future Built by Women – Creating a Brighter Tomorrow Through Tech and Innovation 

Tuesday, May 21st, 6:30 PM | Books & Books, Coconut Grove


Books & Books is proud present an evening with Brooke Markevicius discussing The Future Built by Women – Creating a Brighter Tomorrow Through Tech and Innovation (Wiley, $28). She will be in conversation with Amanda Goetz

About the Book:

Overcome the obstacles in the way of women entrepreneurs and founders

In The Future Built by Women, Startup Product Leader of Riveter and veteran keynote speaker, Brooke Markevicius, delivers a compelling guide to entrepreneurship for women. With a particular focus on the technology sector, the author shares her fascinating and relevant experiences as a company founder. She explains the four main factors that contribute to success: grit, education, mindset, and support.

In the book, you’ll explore strategies for conquering the challenges you encounter in the tech industry and in entrepreneurship. You’ll also find:

  • Learn practical ways to take your startup from concept to reality, navigating the complexities of entrepreneurship with confidence.
  • Find out how to become “dangerously skilled” in technology, even if you’re not a tech expert. Master the art of leveraging technology for the forces of good as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur.
  • Discover the keys to defining and refining your unique entrepreneurial equation. Unearth your passion, purpose, and the roadmap to your vision.

An inspiring and exciting vision of women at the forefront of technological, social, and business change, The Future Built by Women is the engaging resource that managers, executives, founders, entrepreneurs, directors, and other business leaders have been waiting for.


About the Author:

A recognized start-up product leader and keynote speaker, Brooke is celebrated for her keen insights and mission- driven leadership. Transitioning from the nonprofit sector, she harnessed tech to effect meaningful change. While balancing her roles as a mom of two and founder of the innovative start-up Allobee, Brooke guided the platform to a notable acquisition. She ardently champions women in tech and entrepreneurship.

About the Moderator:

Amanda Goetz is a 2x founder and 3x CMO with extensive experience in brand building and content creation. She successfully founded House of Wise, a wellness company, during the pandemic and sold it in 2022 after raising two rounds of venture capital, all while homeschooling her three children as a single mom. Amanda, a first-generation college graduate from a Midwest farm town, has overcome traditional definitions of success to forge a new path focusing on personal and professional growth. She inspires over 150,000 people weekly through her newsletter, 🧩 Life’s A Game, and has been featured in outlets like Forbes and Business Insider.