Danette Nguyen assumed the role of Managing Director at the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) in November 2022. In this capacity, Danette oversees operations across two women’s business centers, managing both the Maryland Women’s Business Center and the Bowie State University Women’s Business Center. She has led significant growth, expanding the MWBC Shop Local retail incubator program from one to three locations.

In her role as Managing Director, Danette cultivates relationships with diverse stakeholders to empower women entrepreneurs as they start, grow, and expand their business in Maryland’s Capital Region. She is also part of the inaugural class for the Leadership Maryland Emerging Leaders program.

Danette earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems and Marketing from George Mason University, providing her with a solid foundation for her impactful work in economic and community development.