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Friday October 17, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Silver Spring Civic Center 
8523 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Donna Gallagher 
Maryland Women's Business Center 

Woman-Owned and Working It!

Certifications and Business Opportunities for Women-Owned Enterprises 


Join us for this exciting workshop to learn more about the certifications available to women-owned enterprises, including the federal WOSB self-certification, WBE certification from WBENC and MBE certification from Maryland.  

You will hear from a panel of experts and successful women entrepreneurs about how to turn those woman-owned certifications into contracts and business with federal, state, and local government and major corporations!  

Panelists Include:

Sandra Eberhard, Executive Director, Women’s Presidents’ Educational Organization-DC

Karen Edwards, CEO, MCPADNET

Gloria Larkin, President, TargetGov

Tracey Balazs, President/CEO, Federal Staffing Resources LLC dba FSR

Shuraie Mackin, Economic Development Specialist, The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA)—District Office

Angela Estes, Certification Officer, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)

Polina Pinchevsky, Principal, RoundPeg Communications

Kristina Ellis, Communications Manager, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development 

Fee:  $15

Please note this workshop will be held at Silver Spring Civic Center, One Veterans Place Silver Spring