Suha was born and raised in Lebanon. Hospitality and entertainment with food is a tradition and a staple of Arabic and Lebanese culture. Her parents and grandparents have always been enthusiastic about food and her father especially had specialty foods
Sachie Tani is originally from Japan but has been in the U.S for the past 20 years. Last year she made a big move from Vermont to Virginia. “Wooden Pencil Company” is the name of her business, which involves nature inspired artwork online. Her inspiration has been her mum who is also very crafty.
Ujjayini Brawley, founder of Bon Vegan. #Healthy #Local #Vegan Comfort Food providing catering, personal chef & meals on the go in Washington, DC bonveganeats.com
One year ago, Fouzia Bencheikh found herself with a compelling business plan and a daunting mountain of challenges. Her vision and her questions made her a perfect candidate for Grow My Business. As a first generation American and daughter of
Chelsea Yarbro is the Marketing and Communications Intern at Empowered Women International for this winter season. I was fortunate enough to attend Studio Pause’s second studio’s Grand Opening several weekends ago. I was so encouraged to meet Sushmita, hear more
“A thousand-mile journey begins with the first step” by: Sheila Mulli, IREX Community Solutions Fellow Sheila Mulli joined EWI as a full-time fellow through our partnership with the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) this past fall. She recently returned
EWI alumni Alyscia Cunningham has been taking her creativity in new directions lately. Check out her new video project on Celtx. Use your vote to #BeHerChampion!
Responding to increased demand for her books, writing, and educational experiences, Sushmita Mazumdar is opening a second location in Ballston, VA. Studio PAUSE is EWI’s first brick and mortar business by a graduate. It was started with the support of
Everyone needs someone who believes in them. With your help we can play that role for women entrepreneurs in the Washington DC area. That’s why we can’t wait to tell you about Maryam. Maryam Abdulrahman Kuliya grew up in Nigeria,
Already thinking about your holiday gift list? Before you head out to shop, take a look at the diverse offerings of the EWI Alumni Businesses. Find a gift that inspires you, your loved one, and an empowered woman! Meet these entrepreneurs