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Are you a Black Woman Business Owner?  Are you looking to expand your network and increase sales?  Then the 2nd Annual Black Women's Entrpreneurship Expo is the experience for you as a vendor.  It will be a day of art, dancing, great food, music, culture and overall Black Excellence. Register today and take advantage of the early registration cost.  According to Fortune Magazine, the number of businesses owned by African American women grew 322% since 1997, making black females the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S. Overall, the number of women-owned businesses grew by 74% between 1997 and 2015—a rate that's 1.5 times the national average, according to the recently published "2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report" commissioned by American Express Open. Women now own 30% of all businesses in the U.S., accounting for some 9.4 million firms. And African American women control 14% of these companies, or an estimated 1.3 million businesses. That figure is larger than the total number of firms owned by all minority women in 1997, the report found. ****************************************** Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture. Celebrated from 26 December thru 1 January, its origins are in the first harvest celebrations of Africa from which it takes its name. The name Kwanzaa is derived from the phrase "matunda ya kwanza" which means "first fruits" in Swahili, a Pan-African language which is the most widely spoken African language.   Kwanzaa, then, is: a time of ingathering of the people to reaffirm the bonds between them; a time of special reverence for the creator and creation in thanks and respect for the blessings, bountifulness and beauty of creation; a time for commemoration of the past in pursuit of its lessons and in honor of its models of human excellence, our ancestors; a time of recommitment to our highest cultural ideals in our ongoing effort to always
  • Start:December 29, 2018
  • End:December 29, 2018
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  • Where:V), 2021 14th Street, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20009
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The Henley Park Hotel Located at
926 Massachusetts Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20001
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Phone: 202-638-5200
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Toll-Free: 800-222-8474
Email: info@henleypark.com
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