2019 Grant Winners

We had some amazing panelists, food, vendors, and business pitches at this year’s conference. Congratulations to all to participated!

This year’s WEC Finalist Grants were awarded to the following Utah women business owners:

$5,000 Kara Lewis, Glen Ray’s Corn Maze, Spanish Fork

$2,250 Claudia Hinojosa, Green Janitorial Services LLC, Magna

$1,750 Amber Murray, See Your Strength, St.George (See Your Strength was also the People’s Choice Award winner this year!)

$1,500 Kirstin McCoy, Little Sharks Swim Academy, Cedar City

$1,250 Zara Ahmed, Raclette Machine, Salt Lake City

$1,000 Julia Stolworthy, Sweet and Knotty Bakery, Cedar City

Our contestants who made it to the semi final round and were each awarded a $500 WEC grant:

Jamaica Trinnaman, Hello!Bulk Markets LLC, Salt Lake City

Rebecca Sorensen, Whimsical Window Painting, Provo

Monica Fangupo, WOODcetera LLC, West Valley City

Petra Vigil, Petra’s Backstubchen LLC, Roy

Nashelle Jackson, Vernal Theatre LIVE, Vernal

Imane Dotson, Cut To The Taste, Salt Lake City

We are excited to be able to do more grants this year than last. Even our Quater Finalists were able to win grant money.
The following women business owners were each awarded a $250 WEC grant:

Crystalee Beck, The Mama Ladder, Ogden

Dana Williamson, Wasteless Solutions, Salt Lake City

Jazmin Lister, JB Legacy, Paragonah

Jessica Musgrave, Boudica Defense, Vernal

Karolee Koller, Heartspeak Counseling, Payson

Kate Hansen, Culinesco, LLC, Bountiful

Kelly Seale, KeyMaster Electronics, Orem

Mariana Vazquez, Crown Fine Foods LLC, Millcreek

Marlena Wilding, La Mere Clothing, Mapleton

May Anderson, Working Mom’s Connection, Richfield

Sheri Gibb, Clever Clever Octopus Inc, Murray

If you are a woman owned business and are interested in the 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference Grant Competition, you will find the application open in the fall which will close January 31, 2020. Check back here for more information. Thank you again to all of our great supporters!