Reception With Female Members Of Congress Honors Local Author

Mary Cantando Shares Info About Women Entrepreneurs With U.S. Congress.

Raleigh, NC, July 28, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Mary Cantando, author of The Woman’s Advantage: 20 Women Entrepreneurs Show You What It takes To Grow Your Business, discussed her book and signed copies at a reception celebrating the book release on July 27 at Bistro Bis in Washington D.C. The reception opened with comments from Senator Maria Cantwell, included a special feature by Cantando on APCO Worldwide’s president and CEO Margery Kraus and was attended by female members of the United States Congress.

“I was honored to be asked to speak at the event,” said Cantando. “To share my knowledge and experiences about women entrepreneurs with the women leaders of our country was a tremendous experience.”

About Mary Cantando:
Mary Cantando is a nationally-recognized expert on women business owners. She sits on the National Board of the Women Presidents’ Organization, serves as the “Business Growth Expert” for Women Entrepreneurs, Inc, sits on the National Women’s Forum, and is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Her newest book is The Woman's Advantage: 20 Women Entrepreneurs Show You What it Takes to Grow Your Business. As a member of the National Speakers’ Association, Cantando speaks to women all over the world who want to grow their businesses.

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