Monday, April 12, 2010

Nominate Your Favorite Woman Entrepreneur

Women’s Initiative for Self Employment is now accepting nominations for their Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. The awards seek to recognize women entrepreneurs in cities throughout the Bay Area who demonstrate the following:

- Have been successful despite the barriers that exist for woman business owners
- Exemplify how business ownership and leadership is beneficial for women and their families
- Have a positive impact on the local community
- Advance their business through innovation.
A Leadership Committee from each region will determine the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year based on information provided by the nominee. Winners will be announced in August and honored at one of five regional award celebrations in October. In addition, winners will be recognized in local media and featured on the Women’s Initiative website and newsletter.
To be considered for the award, an individual must indentify as a woman and be the founder or owner of a successful business. Deadline for nominations is May 31. Click here for more information and to nominate a woman entrepreneur.

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