President Of Women Presidentsí Organization Receives Signature Award

From: MMI Associates, Inc.
Published: Thu Apr 12 2007


Marsha Firestone, Ph.D., president and founder of the Women Presidentsí Organization (WPO), has received the 2007 Social Entrepreneur Award by the National Association of Women Business Owners New York City Chapter. The Social Entrepreneur Award recognizes the innovation, resourcefulness and the successful impact made by women in the nonprofit sector who use business methods to find practical solutions to social problems or needs related to their nonprofit organization. Firestone was honored for her dedication and support of the small business community.

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News Facts:
∑ Marsha Firestone, Ph.D., president and founder of the Women Presidentsí Organization (WPO), has received the 2007 Social Entrepreneur Award by the National Association of Women Business Owners New York City Chapter.
∑ The Social Entrepreneur Award recognizes the innovation, resourcefulness and the successful impact made by women in the nonprofit sector who uses business methods to find practical solutions to social problems or needs related to her nonprofit organization.
∑ Firestone is being honored for her dedication and support of the small business community.
∑ The WPO is a nonprofit membership organization for a diverse group of women presidents who have guided their businesses to at least $2 million in gross annual sales (or $1 million for a service-based business).

Quotes:
"I am honored to be named 2007 Social Entrepreneur," said Firestone. "I appreciate this recognition of my efforts on behalf of myself and all members of the Women Presidentsí Organization."

About Marsha Firestone, Ph.D.:
Dr. Marsha Firestone, an award-winning speaker, author and educator, is the founder and president of the Women Presidentsí Organization (WPO) for women who lead multi-million dollar businesses. As WPO president, Dr. Firestone oversees the strategic operations of 60 chapters focusing on organizational growth and empowering members to achieve increased business and financial success. The author of a regular column in Enterprising Women, Dr. Firestone serves on a number of boards and advisory councils, including: the Board of Advisors of the Womenís Leadership Initiative at Harvardís Kennedy School, the Board of the Womenís Business Enterprise National Council, the Merrill Lynch Diversity Advisory Council, the American Express Open Network Advisory Council, the International Womenís Forum and New York Womenís Agenda. Dr. Firestone was Executive Director of The Womenís Economic Summit, where her work resulted in a master plan for accelerating the growth of womenís business that was presented to Congress and the public.

About Women Presidentsí Organization (WPO):
The Women Presidentsí Organization (WPO) locally and internationally connects top women entrepreneurs at the million and multimillion-dollar level ($2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for service-based business) for greater personal and professional success. In monthly meetings across the US and Canada, chapters composed of 20 accomplished women presidents from diverse industries and backgrounds invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit http://www.womenpresidentsorg.com.

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Women Presidentsí Organizations, WPO, Marsha Firestone, National Association of Women Business Owners New York City Chapter, Signature Awards, Social Entrepreneur Award

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
919-233-6600
patty@mmimarketing.com

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