Sherry Turner (from left) of the Kansas City Women’s Business Center; Kathrine Swanson of MCC; Neelima Parasker, owner and CEO, SnapIT Solutions, and WBDC Rising Star honoree; and Ann DeAngelo with WBDC’s Kansas City office

Neelima Parasker, President & CEO SnapIT Solutions has been honored by the Women’s Business Development Center — Kansas City with the 2019 Rising Star Award .

The award goes to an organization that shows a strong commitment to the creation of business opportunities for women-owned businesses and is supportive of the WBDC’s mission.

The Women’s Business Development Center is a nationally recognized leader in the field of women’s economic development. The organization was founded in 1986 to provide programs and services to support and accelerate women’s business ownership and strengthen the impact of women on the economy by creating jobs, fueling economic growth and building strong communities.

WBDC is headquartered in Chicago and has seven satellite offices across the Midwest, including in the Kansas City area (Fairway) and St. Louis.