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 Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                       Media Contact September 7, 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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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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