Competing for more than $30K in cash and in-kind prizes, Alluvionic’s President & CEO Wendy Romeu pitched her business venture at the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Orlando Chapter’s PropelHER™ Pitch Competition, to a panel of judges representing varying industries and organizations. Presented by Herzing University, the event was held at Full Sail Live on Tuesday, January 16th to an excited crowd of hundreds of women entrepreneurs, business and community leaders, as well as those interested in supporting entrepreneurship and economic advancement. Kay Rawlins of Orlando City Soccer was the featured guest speaker and shared her thoughts on entrepreneurship.
Romeu was awarded as the runner-up, which provides her with the opportunity to leverage networking and valuable resources provided by NAWBO and the event sponsors, as well as a cash award.
Created as one of NAWBO Orlando’s marquee events celebrating female entrepreneurship, PropelHER™ is dedicated to building and empowering women entrepreneurs by connecting them with the resources needed to grow their businesses, increase their influence, and stimulate economic development within their communities.
“We are thrilled of the strong quality of candidates that pitched this year. Wendy Romeu is a tremendous example for women entrepreneurs seeking to build companies in a technology industry. We are excited for her and proud of what she has achieved. This year’s finalist were of such caliber; we were honored to have Wendy participate and know she will continue to aspire women everywhere,” says Wendy Lyn Phillips, president of NAWBO Orlando.
Celebrating 40 years, NAWBO is the unified voice of America’s more than 10 million women-owned businesses that generate more than $1.6 trillion in revenue. It is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries. Leveraging its far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.