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Women Entrepreneurs Graduate From Enterprise Development Center

The Women's Enterprise Development Center graduated 27 aspiring entrepreneurs from its Yonkers and White Plains classes.
The Women's Enterprise Development Center graduated 27 aspiring entrepreneurs from its Yonkers and White Plains classes. Photo Credit: Contributed

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The Women's Enterprise Development Center graduated 27 aspiring entrepreneurs from its Yonkers and White Plains classes.

New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins spoke at the graduation, and honored the the graduates for their hard work and dedication.

Registration is open for a comprehensive Entrepreneurial Training Program this spring in White Plains.

Since 1997, the nonprofit Women’s Enterprise Development Center Inc. has provided entrepreneurs with the skills, tools and resources they need to start their own businesses, to expand them and to achieve economic self-sufficiency.

WEDC offers a wide array of entrepreneurial training programs and services, including one-on-one counseling, access to capital, networking events and small business seminars.

WEDC is the designated women’s business center of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for Westchester County and the lower Hudson Valley. WEDC is also the NY Empire State Development Corporation’s Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) Center for Westchester County and the Mid-Hudson Valley.

The graduates were Wilfredo Agosto, Yonkers; Lynn Amos, Peekskill; Lynda Bagley, Mount Vernon; Wendy Bravo, Yonkers; Su-Elene Cuevas, Bronx;f Michelle Disque, Carmel; Marquita Flowers, Broxn; Joanna Gentile, Bronx; Lee Golden, Armonk; Kim Kiedaisch, Mount Vernon; Ana Leiva, Yonkers; Barbara Lerche, West Nyack; Gabriela Lopez, Yonkers; Sameerah Madyun, Yonkers; Valeria Mason, Yonkers; Marcia Moore, Mount Vernon; Ashley Naum, Ossining; Denise Pirro, Rye Brook; Brooke Pizarro, Yonkers; Jacqueline Prue, New Rochelle; Luz Quevedo, New Rochelle; Samantha Rodriguez, Yorktown Heights; Tina Scally, Peekskill; Monica Stevens, Scarsdale; Terry-Ann Taylor-Beckford, Yonkers; Crystal Turner, Peekskill; Mercy Ukpe, Yonkers; and Carole Wolfe, Scarsdale.

For more information, visit http://www.wedcbiz.org/

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