July 26, 2021
Congratulations to our very own Comedienne Joy for winning second place in the YWCA USA's YWomen Start It Up Pitch Competition! Selected as one of six entrepreneurs from across the nation, she competed with five other women last Wednesday, July 21, pitching her company to a panel of judges for a chance to win money from the $25,000 pool of funds. Cassandra will receive $7,000 from the Coca-Cola Foundation for second place.
Comedienne Joy (Cassandra King) was a YWCA Central Alabama participant in our WE360 program, competes for $25,000 tomorrow in the YWomen Start It Up Pitch Competition. Learn more about her company here: https://comediennejoy.com
Birmingham small business owner wins YWCA grant for Eat. Drink. Ride. food tour (WVTM 13's Thursday, July 22 5:00 news)