Only twenty years ago, it was still legal to require a woman to have a male co-signer before receiving a business loan. Today there are 7.2 million majority-owned, privately-held, women-owned businesses in the Unites States. During National Business Women's Week, Oct. 22-26, we will honor and celebrate the progress women have made as business owners and entrepreneurs.
More than 25 outstanding women have been invited by participating faculty to be classroom guest speakers. There will be a Women in Business Panel on Oct. 23rd in the Perdue Hall Auditorium from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. The discussion is open to everyone, seniors and MBA students are encouraged to attend. Area business women and local Human Resource Directors will be available to discuss success for women in the workplace.
We welcome Rosemary Reed, Owner and President of Double R Productions, as the Executive Speaker featured. She will be speaking on Oct. 25th in the Holloway Hall Auditorium at 3:30 pm. Sign up to attend here (click here).
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There are three featured video interviews conducted by Student Business Gloria Majchrzak. Gloria interviewed Jayme Weeg, President of Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore, Sandy Fitzgerald, Owner of Pohanka Automotive, and Dr. Peggy Naleppa of Peninsula Regional Medical Center.
A special bookmark has been designed for the celebration. These bookmarks and Shore Women magazine, will be placed throughout Perdue Hall for students to have.
During this special week, as we feature events to bring together alumni, students, faculty, staff and student members, we urge everyone to "Dwell in possibility." ~ Emily Dickinson Thank you to all of our guest classroom speakers for inspiring us with your wisdom.
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