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Opportunity Knocks for Women in Mortgage

Entrepreneurs, WomenOn Wednesday, December 13, the American Mortgage Diversity Council will present a webinar entitled Women-Owned Small Business 101: Equipping Your Business for Success. The webinar will happen on Wednesday from 2:00-3:00 PM (CST).

The American Mortgage Diversity Council (AMDC) is an organization focused on shaping the diversity agenda while advancing solutions that support a broad range of diversity initiatives, from supply-chain diversity to addressing the challenges faced by minority and women-owned businesses.

“This webinar is built by the AMDC for the benefit of the industry is a learning opportunity for those interested in becoming certified as a business that is owned, operated, and controlled by a woman,” said John Rieger, Executive Director for the American Mortgage Diversity Council. “WOSB certification is a critical tool to market diverse businesses when bidding on government contracts. The information contained in the webinar will be helpful for women looking to grow their business.”

Topics covered at the Women-Owned Small Business 101 webinar will include how to qualify as a WOSB, certification options, benefits and opportunities, marketing your business, and available resources.

Representatives from the American Mortgage Diversity Council WOSB Affinity Group will be presenting, including Heather Beers Burt of Beers Housing, Lori Eshoo of National Tax Search, Michelle A. Mierzwa of Wright Finlay & Zak, and Josephine O’Hagan of Heavner, Beyers & Mihlar.

“As a woman in a man's industry, I am extremely passionate about not only being a WOSB but actually driving our business day in and day out and creating more awareness to our industry and other women,” said Heather Beers Burt of Beers Housing. “Women, we can do this and we will do this successfully. Please join our group in the webinar and engage in the movement.”

The American Mortgage Diversity Council WOSB Affinity Group is focused on advocating, educating, growing and enabling women businesses to effectively compete and win contracts.

You can register for the Women in Small-Business webinar by clicking here.

About Author: David Wharton

David Wharton, Managing Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 15 years of experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at David.Wharton@theMReport.com.

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