# Southern crescent women in business
Southern Crescent Women In Business Funds Fifth Woman-Owned Business in Yearly Funding Pitch on October 26th
Stockbridge, GA October 31, 2022- Southern Crescent Women in Business Inc hosted their Annual Funding Pitch on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at the City of Stockbridge’s Merle Manders Conference Center. This is their third time hosting this event that helps fund women-owned businesses in the Southern Crescent. According to Founder Ariel Shaw, the Southern Crescent encompasses Henry County, Clayton County, Fayette County, and portions of Dekalb County. Shaw states, “Southern Crescent Women in Business has maintained dedicated to assisting women-owned businesses in the region through education, support, advocacy, empowerment, and non-traditional forms of funding- because we simply want to help another woman owned business be successful.”
SBA Georgia District Office Enters Strategic Alliance Memorandum with Southern Crescent Women in Business, Inc
ATLANTA – On August 24, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Georgia Director Terri Denison joined Southern Crescent Women in Business Founder Ariel Shaw at the Henry County Government Offices for the signing of a Strategic Alliance Memorandum. Also present were Congressman David Scott (GA-13) Liaison Duro Haynes, Henry County Chairwoman Carlotta Harrell, Stockbridge Councilman Elton Alexander, along with members and partners of Southern Crescent Women in Business.
Local Entrepreneurs Awarded Grants
Stockbridge, GA- June 11, 2022– Southern Crescent Women In Business Inc founder, Ariel Shaw, MBA, since creating this platform for women owned businesses and women in business, has continued to support this demographic in various ways, from drafting legislation, funding to training. The most recent Female Entrepreneurship CoHort for Spring 2022 was met with another kind act from Shaw. Shaw awarded three participants of the CoHort a $1500 Scholarship each to cover their costs, materials and trainings within the Intense 10 Session CoHort. Shaw states “there should be no barriers to women having access to education and information to be better businesswomen and business savvy.”