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Partial List of Awards

Throughout my career I have been presented more than one-hundred awards. The below are a few of them:

  • 1984 Awarded the Mayor William Donald Schaefer Repeat Offenders Program  Experiment (ROPE) Citation
  • 1989 – 1990 Featured in the 4th Edition of Personalities of America
  • 1993 Presented the Key to the City in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1993 Presented the Key to the City in Watertown, South Dakota
  • 1995 Presented the Key to the City in Alexander City, Alabama  
  • 1993 Presented the 100 Black Women Achievement Award
  • 1993 Presented the Ujma Society Achievement Award
  • 1995 Presented the Avon/SBA Women of Enterprise Award
  • 1996 Inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame
  • 1996 Elected Baltimore City WBE/MBE of the Year
  • 1996 National Business League Honoree
  • 1996 Honored at the White House by President Bill Clinton
  • 1998 Presented the SBA Small Business Advocate of the Year Award 
  • 1999 Presented the SBA Welfare to Work Entrepreneur of the Year
  • 2002 the African American Women in Business (AAWIB) Visionary Award
  • 2002 the Workforce Development Coalition Creating Self Sufficiency Award
  • 2003 Breast Cancer Awareness Association Tree of Life Award
  • 2003 African American Real Estate Professionals, Inc. Passing the Torch Legacy Award,
  • 2003 National Public Housing Resident’s Association, Inc. Achievement Award
  • 2004 Black Professional Women, Inc. Distinguished Service Award
  • 2004 U.S. Department of Justice FBI Black History Month Citation of Achievement
  • 2005 J.U.G.S. National Achievement Award
  • 2005 SmartWoman Magazine BRAVO Entrepreneurial Award
  • 2006 Zonta International, Inc., Woman of the Year Award
  • 2009 Daily Record Top 100 Women in Maryland
  • 2012 Minority Washington Minority Companies Association Legislator of the Year               
  • 2016 Winner of the Black Wall Street Award