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Data Solutions & Technology CEO Speaks at Women of Wealth Magazine's Workshop

October 14, 2011

Wow Magazine(LANHAM, Md.) –President & CEO Deborah Scott Thomas presented at the Women of Wealth Magazine’s Entrepreneur Workshop in Stone Mountain, Georgia on October 8, 2011.  The theme of the workshop was Entrepreneurial Advantages: Seven Stages to Building a Winning Business. 

CEO Thomas led a session on Securing the Million Dollar Government Contract.  Other workshop leaders and presenters were:

  • Charlotte Johnson, Business Development Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Valerie Hill Rawls, CEO & Founder, Hills Rawls Marketing Consultants, LLC
  • Tony Martin, Formerly with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  • Don Roman, Sr., Financial Planner, MetLife Financial Group
  • Ona Brown, CEO, Ona Brown Coaching
  • Blenda DeBerry, Multi Cultural Marketing, Colgate Palmolive Company

More than 10 million businesses in the United States are owned by women.  They employ more than 19 million workers and their businesses account for more than $2 trillion in sales.  Even though women make a tremendous national economic development impact, they still face challenges in the marketplace that can impede their progress.

“We strive to stimulate entrepreneurship and vision building through diversity, strategic partnerships and relationships,” stated Dr. Lei Lewis, Publisher and CEO of Women of Wealth Magazine. “We designed our mission to play a major role in the elevation of a woman who is on the cutting edge of success, but who has not been able to turn the corner due to environmental challenges and lack of resources.”

Topics covered in the entrepreneur workshop included the following:

  • Becoming an 8(a) and 8(m) certified company
  • Finding private funding for your business
  • Creating generational wealth
  • Coaching your business to the next level
  • Secrets to obtaining successful sponsorships
  • The advantages of turning your business green

Women of Wealth Magazine is a resource driven, innovative media communication vehicle dedicated to empowering women through motivation, financial education and mentoring. For more information about the magazine please visit the website at

About WoW Magazine
The Women of Wealth Magazine is a national publication positioned to go global in 2012.  You can view the printed edition of Women Of Wealth Magazine in bookstores such as Barnes & Noble, Books a Million, Hastings, and B. Dalton, as well as Hudson News in airports as of November 2011.  You can view the digital edition of the magazine online at


Tammi L. Thomas, Vice President for Strategic Management
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 301-583-3500