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

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


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.


December 22, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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This class is sponsored by the Small Business Association.