Kiesha Haughton Selected for Leadership Maryland Class of 2018

PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Lori Crowe, Crowe Communications, LLC lori@crowecomm.com; 404-975-7935 Kiesha Haughton Selected for Leadership Maryland Class of 2018 Maryland Women’s Business Center Managing Director and Gaithersburg resident one of 52 leaders chosen for professional development program Rockville, Md., – February 12, 2018 – Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) announced that Managing Director Kiesha Haughton has been selected by Leadership Maryland to participate in its professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of business and community leaders. Haughton is one of 52 individuals chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 26th class—the Class of 2018—who will complete the eight-month, hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, economic and environmental issues. Following a two-day opening retreat in April, the class will attend five, two-day intense sessions traversing the state focusing on Maryland’s economic development, education, health and human services, criminal justice, the environment, and multi-culturalism/diversity. These sessions will…

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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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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 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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