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WBC To Host Small Business Awards Ceremony—Applications Open
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By Lynn L. Bergeson

On September 18, 2019, the D.C. Women’s Business Center (WBC) and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) will host the 2019 Just Ambitious Small Business Awards. The awards honor woman entrepreneurs who have demonstrated achievements, innovation, and vision in support of the District of Columbia’s small business community and economic vitality. WBC and NCRC are now accepting applications for the 2019 awards in the following categories:

  • NCRC Community Engagement of the Year
     
  • NCRC Youth Entrepreneur of the Year
     
  • Environmental Entrepreneur of the Year
     
  • Start-Up of the Year
     
  • Veteran Woman-Owned Business of the Year
     
  • Woman Empowerment Entrepreneur of the Year
     
  • Womanpreneur Under 40 of the Year

Businesses can be nominated for multiple awards. WBC and NCRC encourage self-nominations. To qualify for the award, applicants must either be or nominate a registered business entity that has been in business for at least one full year. The business must be at least 51 percent woman-owned. Non-profits that devote a significant portion of time to assisting entrepreneurs may also apply. The deadline for application submissions is September 4, 2019, by close of business.