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Leading with Compassion | Health is Wealth Series

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT

How can entrepreneurs create a healthy and supportive work environment for their team while also meeting the bottom line? Identifying your team’s working style will lead to a productive work environment, while also driving…

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Yoga & Intentions: Moving Beyond the Moment | Health is Wealth Series

Saturday, August 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

You consistently show up for your business and clients, but when was the last time you showed up for yourself? In our upcoming yoga class, led by instructor Brittney Henderson-Fiestas, we invite you to take…

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“Wacif has allowed my business to thrive with not only education support, but also with funding.  Obtaining credit for my business was a challenge.”

Yashieka Anglin

CEO, Anglin Consulting Group

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“My team would not have survived the pandemic without Wacif’s help. I was clueless about the grant & lending opportunities under CARES act.  Wacif, especially Shauna Yeldell, grabbed my hand and her team walked me through the process.”

Sheryl Ponds

Founder/CEO, Dai Technologies Corporation

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“It’s been really rough, but we really want to take care of our children. This grant is a huge help. Thank you so much for everything.”

Luwam Berhane

Owner, Sprouts Town Childcare Development Center

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Keeping Clients First: Personal experience inspires our approach to the Enterprising Women of Color DMV Business Center

April 1, 2021

Program leaders Messay Derebe and Kennedie Toney share how their personal experience shapes their approach to this work.

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Investing in Equity: Kimberly Gayle, Wacif’s Chief Program Officer, on Leading the Enterprising Women of Color D.C., Maryland & Virginia (DMV) Business Center

March 10, 2021

$981 billion dollars. That’s the annual economic output America would gain if businesses owned by women of color earned as much as their white female counterparts.

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