Designing the Five-Star Restaurant Experience through Entrepreneurship

July 13, 2023
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For a restaurant, the quality of service can be the difference between a good restaurant and a great one. Dr. Erinn Tucker Oluwole has made it her entrepreneurial mission to…

Aesha Ray and Her Journey to Entrepreneurship

July 7, 2023
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Beauty and community can be magical things when perfectly balanced. Just ask Aesha Ray, an accountant turned retail entrepreneur redefining what franchise beauty supply will look like in the future.…

Cultivating Growth and Creating a Brighter Future

July 6, 2023
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We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who made our very first Cultivate Women’s Summit, “Breaking Barriers to Cultivate Growth,” a success! During the planning process for the Enterprising Women…

How Women of Color Can Tap into The Blockchain Advantage

February 6, 2023
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Olayinka Odeniran, the founder and chairwoman
of the Black Women Blockchain Council (BWBC), aims to onboard half a million black women onto blockchain technology through her membership community by 2030. Olayinka desires to create a place where black women can learn, explore and dive deeper into what
makes blockchain unique.

Entrepreneur Spotlight Katrina Norman

January 18, 2023
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Entrepreneurs thrive in a community. Customers, suppliers, advocates, accountants, lawyers, teachers, and mentors form an ecosystem of creativity, diversity, and support that helps entrepreneurs like creative entrepreneur Katrina Norman.  Katrina…

Entrepreneur Spotlight Mary Blackford

November 16, 2022
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When Ward 7 resident and DC native, Mary Blackford, sought healthier food options in her community, her search fell short. Blackford estimated only three grocery stores served a population of…

Announcing the Wealthy Woman Financial Transformation Series

July 5, 2022
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Join us for free financial education series for women in the DMV.

Japanese American Women in Business: Reiko Hirai & Tomomi Miyajima

May 27, 2022
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In this Women of Fire Fireside chat, Reiko Hirai and Tomomi Miyajima discuss the ups and downs of running businesses in the Greater Capital Region.

Addressing yesterday’s inequities today: Strategies to support women entrepreneurs of color | Washington Business Journal

March 10, 2022
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On International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2022, Program Director Messay Derebe’s article was featured in the Washington Business Journal.

Black Women in Philanthropy | ABC 7 News

March 8, 2022
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Program Director Messey Derebe made a special appearance on Monday, February 28th, 2022 with Andrianna Hopkins on ABC 7 News to talk about our special Women of Fire: Fireside Chat…