Building STRONGER GENERATIONS for at-risk women

Dr. Ludy Green Receives “Women Who Mean Business” Award

NOV 15, 2010

WASHINGTON D.C. - Dr. Ludy Green
, President Founder of the nonprofit Second Chance Employment Services, received the 2010 Women Who Mean Business Award from the Washington Business Journal. Green was one of 25 honorees.

Green founded Second Chance Employment Services in 2001 to assist at-risk women who have been victims of domestic violence with job placement. Second Chance has assisted over 300 women in 2010 alone. Dr. Ludy Green believes the only way to truly end domestic violence is through financial independence.

The annual award recognizes the most influential businesswomen in the DC area. The Washington Business Journal gives the award to women who have made great strides for women by founding organizations, holding high leadership positions, and being role models with in the community. The nominees come from all different professions, including Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, and restaurants.

Second Chance Employment Services is a DC based organization, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Boston. Green continues to open a new office in Atlanta. Green has formed many new partnerships most recently one with McGuire Woods, and Manpower who have agreed place second chance clients in long term meaningful careers. Green has received numerous other awards; in 2009 she was appointed as a cultural ambassador by the State Department. In 2009 Green was also honored as a Brava recipient as a female head of a business.

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