Women’s Entrepreneur Expo in the Washington, DC Area to Connect and Empower Black Business Women Leaders

By Duchess Magazine

— Free event offers a dynamic opportunity for women in business from various sectors to get educated, to share information, and to get renewed inspiration about the rewards of business ownership. —

College Park, MD — The 8th semi-annual Women’s Entrepreneur Expo (WEE) will be held on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at the Nyumburu Cultural Center, University of Maryland, in College Park from 11am to 3pm. The business expo is free to attend, and is designed for both aspiring and established women entrepreneurs who want to share practical business tips, to be educated, and to reignite their enthusiasm in being business owners.

In the past, women business owners have traveled as far as New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia to attend the event. This year’s expo will feature four award-winning speakers (Chereace Richards, Chris Bridges, Stephanie Poplar, and Shirley Luu) who will provide free educational, interactive, and hands-on workshops. Their topics of discussion will include: financial literacy, financial freedom, small business credit, philanthropy, women empowerment, how to live your life serving others, and more.

WEE was founded by entrepreneur Joan Henry, who birthed the idea from her passion to motivate like-minded women in business. Henry comments, “Things are tough for business owners which is why the event has FREE admission. We recognize that business owners need other business leaders to keep them motivated.”

She continues, “This will be done by providing practical information, hands-on experience and the chance to do true networking with these business leaders in order to remain motivated, keep others employed which plays a part in continued economic growth for various communities that touch many parts of Maryland and I may add “we have a great location to do it.”

Vendor/ Sponsorship Opportunities:
Both for-profit companies and non-profit organizations are welcome to sponsor the expo. WEE has various vendor packages available to give business owners a cost-effective way to showcase their businesses and grow their clientele. Current sponsors include: May We Help You Radio Network, JHF Enterprises, Industrial Bankand Grafixizm, Inc, and BlackPR.com. For more details about sponsorship, visit www.womenexpo.info/vendor-packages


Event Details:

Nyumburu Cultural Center, University of Maryland, College Park
4018 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Date and Time:
Saturday, October 29, 2016
11am to 3pm

For more details and/or to register for FREE to attend, visit:


About the Women’s Entrepreneur Expo, LLC (WEE)
The Women’s Entrepreneur Expo, LLC (WEE) offers a unique experience for women from different professional sectors to educate, share information, and inspire women of all ages to become successful business owners. It is our hope to ignite their excitement about entrepreneurship and the rewards of business ownership. We also assist women entrepreneurs in becoming successful in their respective businesses, by interactive and hands-on workshops, where they learn from other successful business women in their respective fields.

About the Founder
Joan Henry is a professional success coach, trainer, entrepreneur, published author, international radio personality, host of WEE TV Talk Show, and a dynamic speaker. Her interactive approach as a speaker goes beyond being motivational. It brings lasting and trans-formative change to businesses, groups and individuals. For over 10 years, Joan has been empowering and equipping people to embrace their true potential with a winning attitude, to get pass the roadblocks sabotaging their success, to be limitless, and to create a positive mindset.

Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, a Master’s degree in Social Work, and is currently pursuing her (DBA) Doctorate in Business Administration, with a focus on Management.


Joan Henry
Women’s Entrepreneur Expo, LLC

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