Didi Discar of Carling Communications, Inc. Wins the NAWBO National Woman Business Owner of the Year Award

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) announced
today that Didi
Discar, Principal of Carling Communications, Inc.
and an outstanding
NAWBO-San Diego chapter member, was awarded the organization’s highest
national honor for her creative initiatives to overcome obstacles,
create jobs, grow a successful business, and inspire community
involvement. Discar was named the national Woman Business Owner of the
Year at NAWBO’s 2016 Women’s Business Conference in Columbus, Ohio on
September 19-20, 2016.

The Woman Business Owner of the Year award is open to any woman
entrepreneur in the United States who owns at least 25% of her business
and actively runs the day-to-day operations. Successful candidates must
organize, operate, and assume the risk for a business venture, including
its franchisees. Each NAWBO chapter was able to nominate one member for
the award. With entries from 80 chapters, the nominations were narrowed
down to three finalists. Prior to being selected as the national
honoree, Discar was NAWBO San Diego’s nominee and winner of the local
chapter’s 2016 Woman Business Owner of the Year (presented at BRAVO! in

“Didi is an active, engaged leader who encourages, listens to and
supports fellow women business owners to become their best. We are so
proud she represents our NAWBO-San Diego Chapter on the national stage!”

Mindy Bortness, Founder, Communication Works, Inc.
NAWBO-San Diego President

“Having benefited from trailblazing businesswomen throughout my
career, I am absolutely committed to building an enterprise that other
female entrepreneurs can be proud of, even emulate, while doing
everything I can to create opportunities, foster support, and promote
recognition for other female business leaders.”

Didi Discar, Principal, Carling Communications

About NAWBO National Women’s Business Conference

Women business owners are a driving force in our nation’s economy. But
more work remains to be done. When women do well, they lift others up
with them. At the 2016 WBC, women business owners join together to
discuss how women are leading the way and how to encourage more women to
pursue leadership roles within their communities and our country.

About NAWBO San Diego

NAWBO San Diego is one of 80 U.S. chapters of NAWBO, a national
non-profit organization of more than 7,000 members that represents women
business owners across all industries. Since 1975, NAWBO has helped
women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a
single voice to shape economic and public policy. For more information,
visit nawbo.org/san-diego.


NAWBO San Diego
Helna Correll, 877-866-2926