Greater Washington Urban League Precursor to Major Entrepreneurship Center Program Series

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) announced that it will host a free, open-to-the-public Entrepreneurship Readiness Assessment at the GWUL Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 7–9 pm. The event will take place in the GWUL-PEPCO Community Room and is an opportunity to facilitate a structured assessment of aspiring entrepreneurs presently building a business or strongly considering the formation of one. This process will help identify areas where the GWUL can assist individuals moving forward.

The assessment serves as a precursor to the GWUL’s comprehensive Entrepreneurship Center Program (ECP) Cohort planned for July 26, 2017 from 7–9pm. Participants in the Entrepreneurship Readiness Assessment will have a better chance of securing a spot in the highly anticipated ECP Cohort, where D.C.-area entrepreneurs are invited to attend an intensive 10-week course in small business start-up and resource management for only $125.

GWUL’s Entrepreneurship Center Program provides diverse Black, Latinx, disabled, women and other traditionally disadvantaged entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and resources for increased competitiveness and profitability while entering new markets.

WHO: Washington, D.C.-area Entrepreneurs

WHAT: GWUL Entrepreneurship Readiness Assessment

WHEN: July 19, 2017 |7pm — 9pm

WHERE: Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL-PEPCO Community Room) | 2901 14th St, NW |Washington, DC 20009


About the Greater Washington Urban League

The Greater Washington Urban League provides opportunity to historically vulnerable and diverse populations in Washington, DC, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County Maryland. For nearly 80 years, the League has empowered communities and improved regional quality of life through workforce development, small business advisement and creation, employment & training, emergency assistance, securing & protecting home ownership, and scholarships for young scholars. Visit for more information or @GWUL365 on Twitter.

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