WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 150 leading women business owners from Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) gathered last week to celebrate the recipients of this year’s prestigious WIPP 2011 Awards. Julie Reiser, President of Made in USA Certified®, based in Boca Raton, Florida was the recipient of this year’s WIPP President’s Award because of her leadership in elevating the voice of women business owners in the national public policy arena.
“Julie’s continual hard work, dedication and desire to be the change for women-owned businesses and U.S. manufacturers, producers and service providers proves to be an inspiration for all,” said WIPP President Barbara Kasoff.
Reiser is President and Co-Founder of Made in USA Certified®, the leading third party, independent, non-partisan certification company for the “Made in USA”, “Product of USA” and “Service in USA” claims.
Reiser and Made in USA Certified have been frequently featured on FOX Business Live, FOX, ABC, NBC, The Palm Beach Post, Sun Sentinel, South Florida Business Journal, IndustryWeek and USA Today – just to name a few. She often speaks to groups nationwide on the importance of Buying American, the renaissance of domestic manufacturing and the critical role both play in the revival of our national economy and the creation of U.S. jobs.
The WIPP Awards Ceremony was part of WIPP’s three-day Annual Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, that ran from October 11th – 13th. The conference agenda included important economic briefings on current policy issues impacting women business owners growth, a very special high level briefing by The White House, a Congressional Luncheon and the exciting unveiling of WIPP’s updated Economic Blueprint used as the organization’s call to action to the Administration, Congress and Federal Agencies.
WIPP is a national nonpartisan public policy organization, advocating on behalf of nearly 1 million women-owned businesses representing 59 business organizations. For more information, please visit www.wipp.org