Rise and Grind

950 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024
The Channel District Wharf
Thursday, June 23, 2022 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)
Event Details

Join us on Thursday, June 23, 2022, from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM at

The Channel Apartments (950 Maine Avenue SW - 6th Floor Library). 

Our guest speaker will be Sydney Harris, manager of supplier diversity, from the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). Sydney will share with us best practices in utilizing the supplier diversity process for business growth. Additionally, she will teach us about the process for becoming an NGLCC LGBT-Owned Business Enterprise® (Certified LGBTBE®). The NGLCC Supplier Diversity Initiative serves as the exclusive third-party certifying organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender-owned Certified LGBT Business Enterprise suppliers. This program is the main bridge between corporate America and LGBT-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. 

A special thank you to our sponsors for this month’s Rise and Grind. This month’s sponsor is The Walla Design Co. (Owner: Chamber Member and Ambassador Kevin Fenton). 


Additional Information
Event Contact:
Morgan Jameson
Contact Organization:
Equality Chamber of Commerce | DC Metro Area ECCDC
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