Women in Small Business: Stories of Impact

Women in Small Business: Stories of Impact

During this event, our speakers a discussion exploring Comcast's approach to supporting women-owned small businesses and the impact on neighborhoods when multiple stakeholders from different sectors collaborate.

Attendees had the opportunity to learn and network with these outstanding leaders, and learn more about Comcast's RISE grants and the Baumhart Scholars MBA program.


Hortensia Aldana Hortensia Aldana
Director of Cook County Small Business Source Program
Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Emilia DiMenco Emilia DiMenco
President and CEO
Women’s Business Development Center
Debra Jennings Johnson Debra Jennings-Johnson
President and CEO
Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council
Alicia Ponce Alicia Ponce
Founder and Principal
lashawn-holloway LaShawn Holloway (moderator)
Associate Director of Donor and Alumni Relations
Chicago Scholars

Event details

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Schreiber Center, 16 E. Pearson Street, Room 908, Chicago, IL