On April 25, 2019, Gwen Webber-McLeod was recognized as an outstanding woman entrepreneur at the 17th Annual WISE Symposium in Syracuse. Gwen was given the award due to the continued growth and success of her Cayuga County-based company Gwen, Inc.
Gwen is currently serving her final year as chair of the WISE Women’s Business Center (WBC) Advisory Board. WISE (Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship) is an initiative to train and inspire women interested in launching or growing a business venture with a goal to create a thriving community of women entrepreneurs through the one-day WISE Symposium and the year-round WISE WBC. WISE is an entrepreneurship project of the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.