Queens Entrepreneurship Expert Wins Citywide Leadership Prize

The New York Women’s Foundation gave its annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award to Andrea Ormeño from the Queens Economic Development Corporation on Sept. 22. 2016.

Ormeño, who is the Director of QEDC’s Women’s Business Center, was praised for her efforts to help female entrepreneurs launch and/or improve their businesses. The Queens College graduate is a leading expert on permits and licensing laws in New York State and teaches classes on start-up strategies and procedures. Plus, she leads QEDC’s Spanish-language efforts.

In the photo, Ormeño (right) accepts the NYWF award with Director of Individual Giving Madeline Lamour Holder (left) during a ceremony at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City. (Photo: Steve Remich)

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