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DCWBC ShopHER Profile: Batax Bule

Today, we spoke with Metrini Geopani Weaver, owner of Batax Bule. Batax Bule is a globally inspired and ethically sourced fashion, jewelry and home textile design studio based in Washington, DC, and one of the women-owned, small retail businesses located at ShopHER.

DCWBC ShopHer Profile: The Elm Shop

This week we talked with Elaine Myada, owner of The Elm Shop and participating vendor at ShopHER. The Elm Shop is a women’s boutique that curates unique and beautiful items that support Black-owned businesses and HBCUs across the country.

DCWBC ShopHer Profile: Yul D’Uz

This week we talk to Yulia Semchenko, owner of Yul D’Uz. Yulia designs women’s outerwear and accessories using a traditional, handmade material from Central Asia called ikat.

DCWBC ShopHer profile: T&U Cashmere

Hello! This is the first in a series of profiles showcasing the talented entrepreneurs of ShopHER, a pop-up incubator for women-owned small businesses in the DC Metro Region. Our first interview is with Tosca Metz, owner of T&U Cashmere.

How Kim Alfonso is Creating A Diverse, Inclusive and Accessible World for People with Disabilities

DC Women’s Business Center, Founder Feature: Kim Alfonso is the Co-Founder and CEO of Results One LLC , and is a client of the DC Women’s Business Center, an NCRC program. Kim Greenfield Alfonso is a native Washingtonian and the daughter of medical professionals who graduated from Howard University. She credits her father for instilling in …

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New PPP, Economic Injury Disaster Funding Now Open for Business

The new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) portal opened January 11, 2021 for new and certain existing PPP borrowers. The new rules from the Small Business Administration (SBA) on both PPP and the targeted Economic Injury Disaster Grant (EIDL) aim to correct some of the lending discrimination uncovered in the first round.