WSSC’s FY 2017 OSDI Programs’ Performance Results Report (revised 11/2017) 51 The WSSC’s 7th Annual Women Business Owners Expo took place on March 31, 2017 in Montgomery County. This event provided a unique opportunity for women business owners and other local and state government agencies to receive invaluable information and resources to help them conduct business with WSSC and grow their businesses. The event theme was Trailblazers! Paving the Way to Greatness! The day kicked off with rousing remarks from WSSC’s OSDI Director, Towanda R. Livingston, followed by inspiring words by General Manager and CEO of WSSC, Carla A. Reid. Throughout the day, women from various industries including construction, architecture, engineering, and goods and professional services heard from several dynamic guest speakers including international motivational speaker and life coach Bershan Shaw; motivational speaker, entrepreneur and attorney Nicole Mason; and international motivational speaker and wellness coach Cynthia Dougherty. Attendees were also able to visit the thirty (30) organizational partners that participated as exhibitors from the supplier diversity community, engage in nine (9) enrichment workshops, and register onsite to do business with WSSC. Attendees at WSSC’s 7th Annual Women Business Owners Expo in March 2017. WSSC’S 7TH ANNUAL WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS EXPO