UW hosts Minority Business Awards


From left to right: Alicia Newman, BEDC alum; Ali Tarhouni, former UW professor and current Libyan economist and politician; Michael Verchot, BEDC director; and Doug Ta’a, scholarship winner (Photo by Assunta Ng/NWAW)

The University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business hosted its Minority Business Awards on Thursday, Dec. 6, honoring eight minority-owned businesses and awarding seven scholarships at the Seattle Sheraton. The winners included Redmond-based Redapt, Bellevue-based C2S Technologies, Federal Way-headquartered Jabez Construction and ST Fabrication, Seattle-based Radarworks, Medical Lake-based Spoko Fuel West Plains, Granger-based FJS Construction, Kingston-based Gliding Eagle Marketplace, and Vancouver-based SunModo Corporation.

Scholarship recipients include Doug Ta’a, who gave the welcoming address, and Midori Ng.
Over 600 people attended, raising $22,000 in donations and $130,000 in corporate sponsorships, for the program. (end)

Leave a Reply

Community Calendar

Weekly E-Newsletter


Follow our tweets

Do you like us?

  1. We welcome any feedback, questions or comments
  1. Are you the organizer of an Asian/Pacific Islander community event? Just fill out the following form at least 14 days in advance of your event and we’ll do our best to include it in our calendar. Please fill out the information as completely as possible. Failure to do so may result in your event not making it in the calendar.

Photos on flickr