Enroll NOW in EWI’s Entrepreneur Training for Success, Class of 2010!

11 Jun

Originally Posted on August 24th, 2010

Registration Deadline: September 15


EWI is currently selecting 15-20 immigrant and refugee women for its intensive eight-week Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS), Class 2010.


Classes will meet from 6:30-8:30pm on Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18 and Monday, November 29, as well as from 10:30am-1:00pm on Saturday, November 20. All classes are held in our Alexandria office, located inside Convergence at 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria, VA 22302.


The training tuition is $250/participant, plus a $35/yearly membership fee. Please let us know if you cannot afford to pay the training tuition, as some women may qualify for a partial scholarship. The training tuition can also be paid in two installments: $125 when you register for the training and the remaining $125 within 30 days of the first class. To apply for a scholarship or work out a payment plan, email Marga Fripp at cfripp@aol.com.


Please click here to read the full details about our successful Entrepreneur Training for Success program.

Kata Witorsch and Sharmila Karamchandani, both successful graduates of the ETS program.

Strong Candidates for This Program …

Are those who have:

  • — CLEAR business or social venture idea(s)
  • — CONCRETE product(s) or DETERMINED service(s)
  • — ENERGY, PASSION and COMMITMENT to lead and succeed

And are in need of:

  • — Business knowledge
  • — Marketing strategies and coaching
  • — Resources and business tools
  • — New markets and partnerships to test their products
  • — A network of support to build a market and a following for their work

How to Appl

Registration Deadline: September 15, 2010

In order to be considered a candidate for our Entrepreneur Training for Success, please do the following:

STEP 1. Read about our member benefits and services, fill out our 2010 member intake survey (if you have not done so already), and then email Marga to let her know you completed the form.

STEP 2. Read about the full training program and then complete our online training application.

Please email Marga with any questions or to schedule an interview.

NOTE: All applicants must go through a phone or face-to-face interview with an EWI staff member before the course’s start date.


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