Desde LEDC, queremos explicarle como funcionan los préstamos semilla para pequeños negocios, contrastados con otros préstamos comerciales para pequeños negocios.
EWI Legacy Stories Project Episode #9 features gourmet chef entrepreneur and EWI alumna Aida Mady. Born in Cairo, Egypt, Aida immigrated to Northern Virginia in 1981. She launched her business, Cooking and Beyond, in 2012 with the help of business training and mentoring from Empowered Women International (EWI). She shares authentic Egyptian cuisine and culture through her food and work.
Sharmila Karamchandani a graphic designer, art educator, and entrepreneur coach. She is an EWI alumna and has been an ETS lead trainer for over a decade. She is the founder and director of Khush Designs and teaches graphic design at local colleges.
Maria Llanos, Senior Small Business Coach at LEDC, tells us how she turned her side hustle into a lifetime career and a tool to advocate for economic equality.