Press Release

CM Peter Koo & Asian Women In Business 
to Host Workship to Support Business Opportunities 
for Minority/Women Business Owners


Flushing, NY (July 16, 2010) - Council Member Peter Koo will join with Asian Women In Business (AWIB) and community leaders to host an upcoming workshop designed to assist entrepreneurs looking for new opportunities to sell their products/services by becoming certified as a minority or women-owned business for government contracts.  This workshop, which is part of overall efforts to expand procurement opportunities to women- and minority-owned businesses, is free and open to the public.  Advance registration is required and is on a first-come-first-served basis.  Register online at

Monday, July 19, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Queens Flushing Library
Room A & B 
41 - 17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Council Member Peter Koo
Ms. Bonnie Wong, President, Asian Women In Business (AWIB)
Mr. Ken Cohen, Regional Director, NAACP Northeast Queens Branch
Ms. Sunny Hahn, Public Relation Vice-President, The Korean American Association in Queens
Ms. Mable Law, President, Flushing Business Improvement District
Mr. Peter Tu, President, Flushing Chinese Business Association
Ms. Jacquelyn Donado, Strategic Program Coordinator, The Queens Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Liu Tee Shu, President, The Chinese Women Chamber of Commerce of Greater New York


Asian Women In Business ( is the only nonprofit organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Over the years, AWIB has expanded its mission to address issues affecting the business and professional development of Asian women. AWIB sponsors conferences, workshops and seminars on a variety of business topics and holds frequent networking activities to enable members to make important business contacts.





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