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    Area Women Complete SBDC StartUP Program

    Local women completed The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center StartUP Fall program. The Women’s Entrepreneurship Center is a program of The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Pictured, from top left: Peggy Doolittle, Women’s Entrepreneurship Center administrative assistant; Katelyn McManamon, Special Projects Coordinator, SBDC; Niamh Boyle, Women’s Entrepreneurship Center student intern; Jennifer Dice, Katharine Lewis; Donna Simpson, consultant manager, SBDC; Amourelle Donnay, Siobhan McKenna, Monica Brooks and Suzanne Jarecki.
    January 4, 2022

    Monica Brooks, Avoca; Jennifer Davis, Scranton; Jennifer Dice, Dalton; Amourelle Donnay, Dunmore; Suzanne Jarecki, Kunkletown; Katharine Lewis, Scranton; Siobhan McKenna, Clarks Green; and Erin Moskel, Peckville, and two others completed The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center StartUP Fall Program.

    Facilitated by experienced business consultants from The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC), this six-week certificate series is designed to provide women with the skills and knowledge needed to start their own businesses, with a focus on serving women in transition or those trying to make a better life for themselves and their families. This program offers participants education, support and guidance in determining if entrepreneurship is an option for them while teaching business startup basics, legal and insurance considerations, marketing and social media essentials, business plan development, accounting and budget skills, financing options and goal setting.

    Housed in the Kania School of Management, The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center (WEC) is a program of the SBDC. WEC student interns and SBDC staff offer business start-up information, guidance, and encouragement. For more information, visit www.scrantonsbdc.com.

    Scranton’s SBDC serves eight counties in Northeastern and Northern Tier Pennsylvania.
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