May 10, 2023

PROVIDENCE, RI (May 9, 2023) - Syroya Eugene of Syroya's Bakery, has been granted the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) Andrea C. Silbert Rising Star Award which was presented at the Annual Auction and Gala on April 26th at the Omni Parker House in Boston. The award recognizes Eugene as someone who has been economically empowered by her relationship with CWE and celebrates her representation of women who are lifting up the world.

"I am honored to receive this award," said Eugene. "Being a part of CWE has enabled me to grow my business and make some amazing business connections."

Syroya's bakery is a novelty dessert shop specializing in cakes, cupcakes, pies, cheesecakes, and more. Her business has grown quickly due to the overwhelming support from her community. Within a year of opening her first location, she outgrew the space and was able to relocate to a new location in North Providence. She is the first Black-owned bakery located in North Providence.

"We are thrilled to recognize Syroya Eugene with the CWE Andrea C. Silbert Rising Star Award," said Lindsey Ramirez, Interim Director – Rhode Island, Center for Women & Enterprise. "We are proud to support her as she continues to achieve her goals and make a difference in the world."

The Rising Star Program is sponsored by Globalization Partners, a Global PEO and Employer of Record (EOR), helping companies grow their business in over 187 countries.

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