Victoria Mayer was born in Miami, Florida, to a Cuban father and Moroccan mother, and has lived all over the world, including time in Mexico City, Brazil, and other South American countries. Both of her parents are chefs, and her
In celebration of our 15 years empowering women, we are excited to introduce a retrospective collection of success stories from previous EWI alumnae. One of EWI’s board members, Howie Feinstein, is the contributing writer for this series. Hella Akrout came to the United
In celebration of our 15 years empowering women, we are excited to introduce a retrospective collection of success stories from previous EWI alumnae. One of EWI’s board members, Howie Feinstein, is the contributing writer for this series. Lucrecia followed her dream Lucrecia Santoyo
Interview with Laura Ramirez Drain, founder of Random Words Marketing. Laura is part of EWI’s Grow My Business (GMB) program in Northern Virginia.
Arianna Sweeney is 29 years old and originally from Bolivia, South America. She moved to the US when she was 15 years old. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond with a degree in Education and Linguistics. Arianna’s relationship
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
Why Grow My Business Matters Laura is a seasoned entrepreneur and passionate trainer with EWI. As she prepares for the next class of Grow My Business, she shared some reflections on the important role of the program for emerging entrepreneurs.
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