WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation celebrates and empowers female entrepreneurs through the At the Table Entrepreneurship Competition. Dyan Medina Gibbens, Founder & CEO of Trumbull Unmanned LLC; Patricia Martinez, Founder & CEO of MSwift or "Swift"; and Ana Julia Bermudez, Founder & CEO of TAGit were selected as winners and announced during the 2015 USHCC National Convention. Each winner epitomizes entrepreneurial spirit, ambitious company goals, and the desire to give back to support future female business leaders.
"As a presidential ambassador for global entrepreneurship and an advocate for women in business, we are proud to recognize and celebrate through At the Table, some of our country's most influential women who have pioneered their way in every industry from the world of business, government, philanthropy, education and beyond," said Nina Vaca, CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources & Chairman of the USHCC Foundation. "These high achieving women have been at the forefront of our country's progress, and they are taking a seat At the Table."
At the Table Entrepreneurship Competition is part of the At the Table: Women in Business and Leadership initiative, led by the USHCC Foundation, which ensures that women entrepreneurs and business professionals receive the much-needed resources and skills to propel them forward to higher levels of success and influence. At the Table is a multifaceted platform that leverages existing resources and the influential leadership of the USHCC network to foster the growth and business acumen of Latinas and women. At the Table achieves this through a dynamic and engaging online community and in person networking and relationship building opportunities.
"Hispanics are opening businesses at a rate three times faster than the national average and Latinas are leading the growth," said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez. "The USHCC is committed to supporting the women entrepreneurs that are creating the jobs for our American economy. It is through our At The Table program that women will be equipped with the tools to succeed in the next levels of business and leadership."
About the USHCC Foundation
The USHCC Foundation is the philanthropic and educational arm of the USHCC. The mission of the USHCC Foundation is to enrich experiences of current and future leaders in the world of business through life-long learning and support. The Foundation's initiatives awaken and nurture the entrepreneurial spirit, support business growth, strengthen local chambers and foster leaders. For more information, visit www.ushccfoundation.org.
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CONTACT: Eliza Hernandez Director USHCC Foundation 919-360-5326Source:United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce