New female founder group launches in CHS: Like Minded CHS

May 30, 2024

Angel Passailaigue Holmes, an experienced PR and events professional, has recently established a new organization called “Like Minded CHS,” specifically for female founders in Charleston.

This organization is a beta chapter for the Like Minded Collective and Like Minded OC based in Orange County, CA. The primary focus of the group is to create opportunities for female founders to connect, learn, and grow together by hosting in-person events like high-vibe meet-ups, workshops, and retreats. The aim is to provide a platform where like minded female founders can come together to amplify their voices, build personal relationships, and thrive in business. By participating in these events, they can expand their network, build new business friendships and partnerships, and learn new skills to enhance their businesses.

To kick things off, Like Minded CHS is hosting a series of events for founders to attend:

Wednesday, June 5 at 4:00pm
Official Kick-Off Circle Up + Grow:
Beyond the Hashtag: Building Your Brand, Sealing Deals + Owning Your Influence
Panel and Q&A featuring Charleston Top Influencers
Julianne Taylor, Katie Uhran, Andrea Serrano, and Shaniequa L. Washington

Members: $30/Non-Members: $50
gets you access to Empower Hour and two drinks

Followed by Empower Hour at 5:30PM
Members: Free to Attend/Non-Members: $25
gets you access to two drinks

Thursday, June 20 at 11:00am @ Bevi Bene Brewing Co.
Co-Work + Collab:
Mastermind + Coaching + Co-Working
Members: Free to Attend/Non-Members: $25

Friday, June 28 at 9:00AM
Recharge + Refocus:
Wellness Walk at Sullivan’s Island
+ Content Capturing
Members Only: Free to Attend

Want more? Follow us @like.minded.chs or visit

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Like Minded CHS


Who: Charleston-based and visiting female founders

What: high vibe meet-ups, workshops, and retreats to come together and network, build business friendships and power partnerships, and learn (and share) new skills to supercharge your business

◆ weekly in-person or virtual events
◆ specialty workshops and trainings
◆ co-working sessions, coffee chats, and coaching
◆ wellness-related events to take care of mind + body

When: Launch in June

How: If you are a female founder, you can be part of Like Minded CHS by joining as a monthly member or purchasing a ticket (if available) to attend events.

$75 per month (founder membership $60)
Get free membership to Like Minded Collective’s online community and free or discounted access to all CHS events. Members also have early access to purchase tickets.

Want more? Follow us @like.minded.chs or visit

About Angel Passailaigue Holmes
With over 28 years of experience in public relations, marketing, direct sales, and special events planning, Angel has a wide and deep knowledge of successful entrepreneurship, business planning and execution, and customer growth.

Career Highlights:
Founder and Executive Director of the Charleston Wine + Food Festival
Founder and Producer of BevCon Charleston and BevCon Los Angeles
Public Relations Manager for the South Carolina Aquarium and Charleston CVB
Consultant for Chow Chow: An Asheville Culinary Event, Alys Beach Foundation, the Indigo Road Group, Edmund’s Oast, INNATE Wines, Chefs for Farmers, Home Team BBQ, and Lioco Wine Co.

A Charleston native, Angel is married to the world’s greatest husband Brian, and mom to two amazing teenage boys and a teenage step-daughter. She’s actively involved at Seacoast Church and serves as a leader of the SYMBIS marriage ministry program.

History of Like Minded
Inbal Claudio is a 3x founder and mom of 3 whose mission is to make sure every single female founder, no matter what stage of business they’re in, knows how incredible they are and has the support they need!
She has cultivated a virtual community of over 2,500 women in 2 years and has seen the impact in her life & business. The one missing piece was in-person events, which is why she decided to create Like Minded OC where she could bring all the amazing female founders in So Cal together.

After meeting Angel Holmes and discussing the idea of starting other off-shoots of the popular community, she decided to partner with Holmes to start the second in-person community–this time on the East Coast in Charleston, SC.