Monica Smiley Receives 2012 Women In Business Award from Triangle Business Journal

Publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women Magazine to be Honored at Aug. 23 Luncheon

Raleigh, NC, August 15, 2012 --( Enterprising Women magazine ( has announced that publisher and CEO Monica Smiley has been named one of the 2012 Women in Business Award winners by the Triangle Business Journal. Each year, the publication profiles women in the Triangle who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and entrepreneurial qualities, as well as a commitment to community service. This year, judges selected 26 winners from more than 160 entries. Smiley, along with the other honorees, will be recognized during a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, N.C.

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"I am honored to be recognized as one of the Triangle Business Journal’s 2012 Women in Business Award winners,” said Smiley. “Enterprising Women has given me the opportunity to build bridges within the women’s business community and beyond. I am proud to be recognized among some of the Triangle’s most respected and inspiring leaders in business and community service. This award serves as a testament to the support of businesswomen across the nation for Enterprising Women magazine.”

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Enterprising Women, with headquarters in Cary, N.C., is the nation’s only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners that chronicles the growing political, economic and social influence and power of entrepreneurial women. The magazine provides a friendly meeting place, a public forum and a national stage for the critical issues confronting women’s businesses and daily lives from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women. Published in both print and digital editions, the magazine's digital edition reaches more than 200,000 readers in 50 countries. For more information, please visit or call (919) 362-1551.

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