MWBC to Host 5th Anniversary Celebration at American Dance Institute on February 16, 2016

                  For Immediate Release                                                         MEDIA CONTACT February 8, 2016                                        Jacqueline Lara, MWBC, 240-305-2133 Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host 5th Anniversary Celebration at American Dance Institute on February 16, 2016 Mardi Gras-Themed Soirée Spotlights Client Successes, Supporters, & Special Programs Rockville, MD, February, 8, 2016–On February, 16, 2016, Maryland […]

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How MWBC’s StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition Helped Mercaris Start Right

                Kellee James founded Mercaris in November 2012 with co-founder, Chris Duesing. Mercaris is a market data service and on-line trading exchange for organic and non-GMO agricultural commodities. Mercaris exists to serve the $35 billion organic food & agriculture sector. James first saw how different the conventional ag […]

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Former StartRight! Winner Anne Balduzzi Previews MWBC 5th Anniversary on “Great Day Washington”

Balduzzi of SameGrain also discusses tips for the perfect business pitch Click on the photo to watch the full interview.   And, there’s still time to reserve your spot at Maryland Women’s Business Center’s 5th Annivesary kick-off breakfast on Thursday, November 5, 2015!

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Maryland Women’s Business Center Announces Fifth Anniversary Celebrations; Launches Fundraising Campaign

               PRESS RELEASE                                                    MEDIA CONTACT October 25, 2015                                                     Jacqueline Lara, 240-305-2133, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              jacqueline@marylandwbc.org Rockville, MD, October, 25, 2015 –On November, 5, 2015, Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will kick off the first of three fifth anniversary events with a breakfast celebration at the Best Western Plus Rockville Hotel and Suites. Registration is […]

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The Art of Follow Through in Business

Alvin Ailey’s Alicia Graf-Mack Photo Credit: Andrew Eccles By Jacqueline Lara, Marketing and Communications Manager at Maryland Women’s Business Center The beloved Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is known for its breathtaking performances that defy movement and what the human body is capable of. The company has performed for an estimated 25 million people at […]

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12th Annual StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition

Published: 2015.09.11 09:57 The Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announced the winners of the 12th annual StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition at the Power Conference at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The annual competition is supported with $13,000 in cash prizes provided by sponsors.  Shulman Rogers […]

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Silver Spring counseling service wins $5,000 in business-plan competition

By Aaron Gregg September 11, 2015 When Hetty Irmer arrived in the District in 2003 as a newly minted therapist, she found a community still grappling with the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001.One of her first clients was a single mother of three who had lost her husband, an electrician who had been working on […]

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StartRight! 2015 Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

    PRESS RELEASE                                                               MEDIA CONTACT September 3, 2015                                                             Jacqueline Lara, MWBC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         301-315-8091   StartRight! 2015 Business Plan Competition Winners Announced Four Corners Counseling, LLC Named Grand Prize Winner Rockville, MD, September, 3, 2015 – Today, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announced the winners of the 12th annual StartRight! […]

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Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host USAID Belarusian Delegation of Financial Leaders

  PRESS RELEASE                                                                 MEDIA CONTACT August 26, 2015                                                        Jacqueline Lara, MWBC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     301-315-8091 Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host USAID Belarusian Delegation of 10 Financial Leaders to Exchange Best Practices Effective advice on helping women-owned enterprises understand financial documents and gain access to funding Rockville, MD, August, 26, 2015 – On […]

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The Most Popular Bad Advice About Social Media

This appeared at www.carolroth.com and was written by Brad Shorr. These days, it seems like every business wants a seat on the social media bandwagon. Facebook seems to have more users than there are people on Earth. Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Tumblr, Reddit, Yelp and Pinterest all have multitudes of loyal, engaged followers, along with […]

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