Project Description

Women Inspire will showcase Maryland Smith’s fearless alumnae leaders excelling in business. This annual event will celebrate female empowerment that inspires attendees and challenges them to realize and reach their full potential.

The 2022 Women Inspire Honorees will be Maryland Smith alumnae Margo Thomas, PhD, MS ’90, Founder and CEO of Women Economic Imperative, and L. Audrey Awasom ’18, Founder and CEO of Noble Uprising, Inc. We are planning for an in-person Women Inspire program, which is scheduled for Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center.

For questions about the event or media inquiries, please contact Mark Forrest at


Registration closes Tuesday, March 1.