WSSC’s SLMBE Director Towanda Livingston Featured Panelist at the 2013 Women’s Power Conference

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – August 23, 2013:Towanda Livingston, Director of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise (SLMBE) office, will be a featured panelist at the 2013 Women’s Power Conference on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center.

Livingston, a key supporter of the growing national supplier diversity movement, will discuss how to do business with WSSC and how the WSSC Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program and WSSC’s signature Small Local Business Enterprise Program benefits the local business communities.

“It’s important that WSSC fosters a business environment that is inclusive in purchasing practices, expands contract opportunities and cultivates the growth of women-owned businesses in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties,” Livingston said.

WHO:Towanda Livingston, Director of WSSC’s SLMBE Office

WHAT:2013 Women’s Power Conference, “Power Talks” Session

WHEN:2 p.m., Thursday August 29, 2013

WHERE:Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda

The Power Conference: Women Doing Business is an conference designed to promote business development for women in business through networking, education, and marketing opportunities. The Business Tradeshow will showcase local businesses and regional resources and be ground zero for daylong networking.

For more information about doing business with WSSC, contact the SLMBE Office at (301) 206-8800 or online at www.wsscwater.com.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.

 

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