• Saturday, November 25, 2017

Maryland Women’s Business Center Hosts Second Awards Luncheon Celebrating Local Business Community

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                       Media Contact October 17, 2017                                                                                                    Jacqueline Lara, MWBC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                          …

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HSBC Awards Rockville Economic Development, Inc. $25,000 Grant to Support Maryland Women’s Business Center

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                       Media Contact September 18, 2017                                                                                                    Jacqueline Lara, MWBC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                          …

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Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host 2nd Annual Awards Luncheon on October 17

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                       Media Contact September 15, 2017                                                                                                  Jacqueline Lara, MWBC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            …

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StartRight! 2017 Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                       Media Contact September 7, 2017                                                                                                    Jacqueline Lara, MWBC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                          …

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Maryland Women’s Business Center Launches Six-Week Government Procurement Series

**MEDIA ADVISORY** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                               CONTACT: Jacqueline Lara     August 15, 2017                                                                    240.305.2133, Jacqueline@marylandwbc.org Maryland Women’s Business Center Launches Six-Week Government Procurement Series Experts Share How Entrepreneurs Can Position Themselves to Win Government Contracts Rockville, MD, August 15, 2017— This summer, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) launched a six-week Introduction to Government Procurement Series in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. The Montgomery County series began on July 26, and workshops are held at the MWBC’s Rockville…

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StartRight! 2017 Women’s Business Plan Competition Open for Entries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            CONTACT: Jacqueline Lara    May 4, 2017                                                                                                          240.305.2133, Jacqueline@marylandwbc.org StartRight! 2017 Women’s Business Plan Competition Open for Entries Cash Prizes will be Awarded to Six MD-Based Business Owners Rockville, MD, May 4, 2017 – Today, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announced their 14th annual StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition is open for entries. To qualify, the business must be at least…

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Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host Free Intro to Advanced Technology Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            CONTACT: Jacqueline Lara    March 9, 2017                                                                                                     240.305.2133, Jacqueline@marylandwbc.org **MEDIA ADVISORY** Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host Free Intro to Advanced Technology Series Experts will Share How Entrepreneurs Can Succeed in Maryland’s Competitive, Hi-Tech Industry Rockville, MD, March, 9, 2017— On Thursday, March 23, 2017 the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will host an Introduction to Advanced Technology Series with experts to highlight how start-up companies in the Life Sciences, Biotech, Alternative Energy…

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Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host Free Introduction to International Trade Panel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             CONTACT: Jacqueline Lara    November 30, 2016                                                                      240.305.2133, Jacqueline@marylandwbc.org **MEDIA ADVISORY** Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host Free Introduction to International Trade Panel Experts from Leading Agencies will Share How Entrepreneurs can Go Global, Increase Earnings Rockville, MD, November 30, 2016— On Friday, December 16, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will host an Introduction to International Trade panel discussion with experts to highlight how entrepreneurs can expand revenue streams through exporting overseas. According to the International Trade Administration,…

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The Walmart Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to Support Maryland Women’s Business Center

For Immediate Release                                                                                                           MEDIA CONTACT November, 15, 2016                                                                                            Jacqueline Lara, 240-305-2133                                                                                                                                        jacqueline@marylandwbc.org                                                          The Walmart Foundation Awards Rockville Economic Development, Inc. $25,000 Grant to Support Maryland Women’s Business Center Rockville, MD, November, 15, 2016–Today, the Walmart Foundation and the Maryland State Giving Advisory Council has awarded Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) a grant of $25,000 to support the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC). “The Walmart Foundation is working around the world to empower women in our communities through job training, career advancement and educational programs,” said Erik Hingst, Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations for Walmart. “In Maryland, we are proud to support the work of the Maryland Women’s Business Center and expand their resources in order to engage more women, strengthen their role in our communities, and improve the lives of our neighbors.” MWBC’s grant was made possible through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program. Through this…

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Maryland Women’s Business Center Hosts Inaugural Awards Luncheon Celebrating Local Business Community

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    MEDIA CONTACT October 6, 2016                          Jacqueline L., 240-305-2133, jacqueline@marylandwbc.org           Maryland Women’s Business Center Hosts Inaugural Awards Luncheon Celebrating Local Business Community Miko Branch of Miss Jessie’s Delivered Keynote; Awards Recipients Announced Rockville, MD, October 6, 2016 – Today, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) held their inaugural Awards Luncheon and Silent Auction at Lakewood Country Club to culminate their fifth anniversary of helping nearly 5,000 women entrepreneurs start, sustain, and grow women-owned enterprises. Event and table sponsors included WSSC, EagleBank, Shulman Rogers, Westat, Maryland Department of Commerce, Woodard & Associates, FEDMINE.US, Miss Jessie’s, Women’s Business Report, mater mea, and Women Empowerment Project, Inc. This year’s Women Entrepreneur of the Year was awarded to Kimberlee Driggs, President of D2, LLC. The runner-up was Susan Mondi Bowen, Founder of Thrive Yoga. Minority Woman Business of the Year was awarded to Houri Tamizifar, Founder of Cynuria…

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