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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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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Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host Awards Luncheon and Silent Auction to Culminate Fifth Anniversary

For Immediate Release                                                                                    CONTACT: Jacqueline Lara, MWBC September, 1,  2016                                                                                            jacqueline@marylandwbc.org, 240-305-2133 Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host Awards Luncheon and Silent Auction to Culminate Fifth Anniversary Miko Branch of Miss Jessie’s will Keynote Event; Call for Awards Nominations Rockville, MD, September, 1, 2016–On October 6, Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will host an Awards Luncheon and Silent Auction at Lakewood Country Club from 11:00 am -2:30pm. The keynote speaker will be Author and Co-Founder of Miss Jessie’s, Miko Branch, discussing how she built a national brand and multi-million dollar hair-care empire. “I love sharing the Miss Jessie’s story to inspire other women to start their own businesses. I want ladies to know all of your failures are your stepping stones. Pay attention to them. This way, the next time around you won’t do it that way again. That’s how Titi and I built our business,” said Miko Branch, Co-Founder of…

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