Exciting news: The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will be honoring ACT•1 Founder and CEO, Janice Bryant Howroyd, as part of their inaugural “Women of Distinction” group. Janice is being recognized for demonstrating a “deep commitment to the organization and to breaking down barriers for women owned businesses in the corporate and government supply chains.”
Celebrating their 20th anniversary, WBENC has singled out 25 female leaders from the business community for their outstanding achievements. This honor is just the latest recognition for Mrs. Bryant Howroyd, who was honored with the A.G. Gaston Award at The 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit, as well as the prestigious Peter Yessne Staffing Leadership Award for her exceptional leadership and innovation in the field of staffing. In addition, she was also a President Obama Key Administration appointment to the Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s).
Janice will be honored during WBENC’s 20th Anniversary celebration at the annual “Summit & Salute” event on March 22nd in New Orleans, LA. All of us at the ACT•1 congratulate Mrs. Bryant Howroyd on this tremendous achievement, and you can read more about it at http://prn.to/2jEtK6U.