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Glassmaker Julie Conway’s New LUMI Collection & Her Contribution to Seattle’s Creative Economy

It’s not easy being an artist in Seattle. Similar to food business owners, makers operate within extremely tight profit margins, and “according to a study by Seattle’s Office of Economic Development, warehouse and other small commercial building vacancies are at an all-time low, under 2 percent” (KUOW).

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Celebrating Dreams 2019

On May 30, 2019 the Washington Women’s Business Center hosted their fourth-annual Celebrating Dreams, a night elevating female entrepreneurship presented by Verity Credit Union. Every year Celebrating Dreams empowers women to follow their entrepreneurial dreams while providing a platform to local entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses to new audiences and connect with mentors, community partners, resources and leaders in the field.

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Verity Credit Union: Supporting Women in Business by Celebrating Dreams

For Tina Narron, increasing the diversity of business owners is one of the biggest needs we face in the Seattle business community.

This is why she is an advocate for Business Impact NW, and even more specifically the Washington Women’s Business Center (WWBC).

The WWBC, one of the programs offered by Business Impact NW, provides free business training and workshops in an effort to increase the number of women-owned businesses and encourage profitability of those businesses.

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