Creating a Community of Women Presidents

A college professor who became a nonprofit executive, Marsha was serving as vice president of the American Woman’s Economic Development Corporation (AWED) when she developed the idea of starting an organization to support successful women business owners. With a master’s degree in communication from Teachers College of New York and a Ph.D. in communication from Columbia University, Marsha had served in a number of organizations, including Women, Inc., and was the first female named to the faculty of the American Management Association for the Managerial Competency Program.
While working with AWED, Marsha identified a need. Although many organizations helped women get their businesses started, and ...

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