02.16.17

Women’s Economic Opportunity Center – Faces of an Entrepreneur Event

Women and under-served entrepreneurs are invited to meet the new Women’s Economic Opportunity Center (WEOC) Director, learn about upcoming WEOC programs, and connect with entrepreneurs at the Faces of an Entrepreneur Event on February 27, 2017, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by The NIIC.

“Hear from WEOC clients about why they chose to work with WEOC and the business idea that brought them to our doorstep. Explore the possibilities of living your entrepreneurial dream and learn how WEOC can support you at each stage of your business venture,” said Sandra Wharton, WEOC Director. WEOC and The NIIC serve businesses of all types and at all phases of the entrepreneurial path.

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the Director of the Women’s Economic Opportunity Center, bringing to the position my entrepreneurial and career experience to serve WEOC clients. I look forward to seeing current clients and meeting new ones at this event”, said Wharton. Register for this event by clicking here.

About The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC)
The NIIC is a non-profit, community-based entrepreneurial community. We assist business builders and entrepreneurs to launch, expand, or re-invent successful businesses and ventures in Northeast Indiana. Formed in 1999 by a consortium of community and government leaders and organizations in 2013, The NIIC was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the top four under-the-radar incubators in the country. The NIIC is the country’s only ISO9001: 2008 registered business incubation and acceleration program. For more information visit: www.TheNIIC.org.

About Women’s Economic Opportunity Center (WEOC)
The Women’s Economic Opportunity Center was established in 2015 as a Women’s Business Center—one of two in Indiana—to serve as a resource center and business accelerator for women, immigrant, and underserved entrepreneurs across the state. It is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. It is strategically based at The NIIC, an entrepreneurial community offering an established environment known for thriving, entrepreneurial success. WEOC offers women entrepreneurs immediate, timely, expert support for their businesses—from start-up through growth and expansion. For more information visit the WEOC website by clicking here.
Media contact: Tammy Allen, Director, Marketing Communications & Programs–The NIIC, tallen@niic.net | Telephone 260-407-6442
Photo Cutline: Sandra Wharton, Women’s Economic Opportunity Center (WEOC) Director

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