EXETER, NH -Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women Magazine has announced that Deborah Osgood, cofounder and CKO of the Knowledge Institute, Inc. in Exeter, NH, is a 2008 Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winner.
Osgood, a woman entrepreneur and economic development philanthropist, supports small business development initiatives and creates virtual resource and referral communities that serve over two million small business owners around the globe. The Enterprising Women of the Year Award honors the country's finest women entrepreneurs and their remarkable success. The award also recognizes winners as leaders who have mentored and given back to other women in business, and have had a profound impact on their communities. Award recipients will be honored at a gala dinner on Feb. 29 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Florida.
"Deborah is an accomplished entrepreneur who has earned the respect and admiration of her community," Smiley said. "This award is a testament to her remarkable accomplishments and we are proud to honor her business success as she has gone above and beyond to become a role model for other women in business."