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Ladies Lunch & Learn Series: Win $10,000 with Verizon

December 22, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm



December 22, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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Talking Points:

  • Talk about the program and requirements. You don’t need an established business to apply!
  • How to register to open an account and full walkthrough of the services: Apply here.
  • Go over the 2 required classes in the platform

*The last day to apply for this grant is December 31, 2021



  • A $10,000 grant opportunity once you complete two courses
  • Free 1-on-1 coaching sessions with a large selection of experts specializing in a diverse set of skills are also available as an ongoing resource for any registered user!


Speaker: Andrea Ormeno, Queens Women’s Business Center Director & Director of Business Services at QEDC

Andrea Ormeño currently serves as the Women’s Business Center Director and the Director of Business Services at the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC). In this role, her responsibilities center on overseeing individual, group, and agency-wide efforts to help female entrepreneurs launch and improve their businesses.  As the Director of Business Services, she manages and participates in the administration, and decision-making to ensure we deliver top-notch services to our clients and our stakeholders.

Serving over 800 clients, Ormeño’s areas of expertise are start-up businesses, business development, finance management, and grant management. She has become QEDC’s leading expert on permits and licensing, especially working with women and the Hispanic immigrant community. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Andrea is a 2013 graduate of Queens College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and is a GrowthWheel certified advisor.


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QEDC hosts the Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

This program is supported in part through funding from Empire State Development.

This program is supported in part through funding from the office of the Queens Borough President.


As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.