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Brenda Friend

Special Assistant to the Chief of Community Development bfriend@ncrc.org 202-464-2728 Brenda Friend has held the position of Special Assistant to the Chief, Community Development, since June 2018.  Prior to coming to the GROWTH team, she served as the Executive Director for The Greater Cumberland Committee (TGCC) for seven years, in which she demonstrated strong advocacy …

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Bethlehem Aynalem

Interim Director of the Women’s Business Center baynalem@dcwbc.org 202-524-4874 Bethlehem “Betty” Aynalem is the new Interim Director of the DC Women’s Business Center at NCRC. Bethlehem has extensive experience in the nonprofit, economic justice field and has formerly served the NAACP Economic Department and the American Civil Liberties Union (ALCU). Bethlehem has built a career …

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