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12 Aug

SCWBEC Co-Director of Professional Development Kathleen Brennan Awarded 2016 Brava Smart CEO Award!

Congratulations to Kathleen Brennan who was recently recognized as one of Long Island SmartCEO’s top 40 female business leaders and was a recipient of the 2016 Brava Award.

“The Brava Awards Program celebrates high-impact female business leaders who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community. . .”

President of 360 Insurance since 2009, Kathleen was named to New York Regional Health Benefit Exchange Advisory Board in 2012. Her major strength is her understanding of the insurance industry trends.

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07 Aug

The Suffolk County Purchasing Office has posted a new procurement opportunity

Document Number: 16033

Title: Request for Proposals (RFP) 16033 Suffolk County Purchasing Division on behalf of the Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning is Seeking Proposals For Crowdsourced Community Engagement and Planning Services

To obtain a copy of the document:

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07 Aug

Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Small Business Program Tips Sheet

Brookhaven National Laboratory has put together a comprehensive tips sheet with information and resources to help you become successful in federal government contracting.

Download Federal Government Tips Sheet Here.

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05 Jul

GRANT FOR WOMEN — Annual InnovateHER Challenge Awards Grants Up To $40,000

Grants represent free money that doesn’t have to be repaid, and very few are available from the government. With one exception. This one is offered every year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The U.S. Small Business Administration hosts an annual competition for businesses who develop a marketable product or service that positively affects women’s lives. The awards Annual InnovateHER Challenge awards the top three national finalists with $40,000, $20,000 and $10,000, respectively. Participants must first enter and win a local InnovateHER Challenge and can then advance to the national semifinal round. Host locations are across the U.S. and…

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15 Jun

CUNY Medgars Evers 2nd International Conference of 2016

You are invited to attend the Medgar Evers School of Business International Conference June 14th – June 17th. The Medgar Evers College School of Business and ENS Global will hold their second international conference of 2016, “Exploring Corporate Social Responsibility with the Global Community.” The four-day conference, June 14-17, will provide networking opportunities and workshops, as well as student business plan presentations. The conference, June 14-17, is free. Please RSVP here. The Medgar Evers College /ENS Global Corporate Social Responsibility is co-hosted by NY YWCA, StartUp Africa, and the Global Social Enterprise Institute.

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