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Join us for the first AWE SUMMIT on March 13th! A half-day gathering of the most awesome business owners in the DC region, packed with educational and inspiring presentations, panels, conversations and connections.

AWE is created for you, the female founder...

AWE leverages your precious social time by creating a relaxed environment to “talk shop”, learn from an array of excellent speakers and expand your network of fellow WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS in your community and online. Our mission is to inspire, connect and collaborate — and have some LAUGHS too!

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We meet monthly but take the summer off...

You don't need another stuffy networking event. We socialize ONCE A MONTH in member’s homes or local businesses and provide meaningful opportunities for new friendships, referrals and partnerships. And we take time off because we ALL need a vacation.

We want to talk about your business...

Do you ask your family or friends for business advice? Are you feeling stuck or simply need to designate time to work on your business? Join AWE’s MASTERMIND PROGRAM helmed by a trained and certified facilitator and keep your friends for friendship.

AWE Features

These are some of the features of our small group events, programs and resources:

Monthly Women Only Networking

Excellent Speakers at Every Meeting

Membership limit of 5 women per profession

Highlight Your Business on Our Weekly AWE Podcast

6 Month Mastermind Program

All Members are Business Owners/Founders (No MLM's)

"I crave the safe space to explore business challenges, create friendships, and navigate the path of entrepreneurship - and AWE provides that."

What Members Say About AWE

Kay Naseem

Since joining AWE, I've felt the kind of strength you get from your loved ones, your family, who not only wish you well but want you to succeed. It's that warm camaraderie among women entrepreneurs that is one of a kind.

Namrata Lohiya

I joined AWE in 2016 and was struck by the strength and simplicity of the organization. Every thought and action by co-founders Karen and Evelyn is about empowering women entrepreneurs in a fun, non judgmental environment. It is networking, redefined.

Cheryl Fisher

This group really showed me that taking my business seriously and professionally is worth it and important. The group was a great place for feedback and ideas, and we definitely formed friendships that we might not have otherwise. Grateful!

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Central Prince Georges Chapter Leader - Central Prince Georges Leader | 01/29/2019

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Here’s to an AWEsome 2019!

Awesome Women Entrepreneurs Chapter Leader - Karen Bate | 01/02/2019

While our country continues to experience unprecedented national turbulence and an uncertain financial outlook, we remain truly grateful for all the wonderful milestones and events that made 2018 a banner…

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If you are now—or know—an awesome woman entrepreneur or rockstar industry leader or supporter we should interview, please fill out our application. We're currently booking for Spring 2019 and beyond. 

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