Amanda Gant

Microfinance Loan Officer

Amanda Gant is Small Business Lending Officer at LEDC. She previously worked with the non-profit CRDF Global where she developed and organized startup boot camps and virtual mentorship programs to support technology startup entrepreneurs around the globe. Amanda holds a master’s degree in International Public Policy and a bachelor's degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.


Michelle Maluwetig

Business Coach

Michelle is a small business coach who focuses on on social entrepreneurship and women empowerment. Most recently, Michelle was the Director of Operations at Cambio Coffee, the first Latino-owned benefit corporation in China. Michelle holds a degree in international relations from McGill University, and a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of Queensland, Australia.


Latino Economic Development Center

LEDC provides loans of up to $50,000 to entrepreneurs in the DMV area. LEDC has provided millions of dollars to small business that are owned by underrepresented communities including women, minorities, immigrants and financially disadvantaged groups. Our team also provides free consultations to entrepreneurs, connecting them with resources they need.

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