July 22, 2021

Women's Empowerment

Bergen County resident selected as the winner of the YWomen Start It Up Pitch Competition

YWCA Northern New Jersey (YWCANNJ) is excited to announce that Teaneck, NJ Community Educator Rhona Vega was awarded the top prize of the YWomen Start It Up Pitch Competition hosted by YWCA USA, through Women’s Empowerment 360 (WE360). This program was designed to put women and women of color entrepreneurs on the path to starting a successful business.

Ms. Vega, who made it to the final round of the competition was selected out of 5 other finalists and received $10,000 for her business, Parent Matterz, whose mission is to empower parents with educational tools and resources.

Read the full press release.

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