News and Highlights


Getting Published: A Discussion on Self-Publishing, Traditional Publishing and Literary Agents

Authors, aspiring writers, and members of the DC literary community are encouraged to join WALA to for a very special meet-up and panel discussion on “Getting Published: A Discussion on Self-Publishing, Traditional Publishing and Literary Agents,” Tuesday, June 14, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Hillyer Art Space, 9 Hillyer Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008.
Enjoy networking, refreshments, […]


Patent “Basics” Seminar

Are you a maker or inventor?  Do you have a brilliant new idea or invention? A patent grants you the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling your invention.
Successfully applying for a patent requires a strong understanding of the application process. This program will cover the basics of patents and […]


Negotiation Skills, Wednesday, April 27th

“In business and in our personal lives, we are constantly needing to negotiate and collaborate with other people – people whose interests differ from our own. Success in our lives therefore can hinge on how well we engage in these necessary interactions with others. This program offers attendees tips and tools for being a successful […]


WALA is All About Business this Wednesday, April 20

Business incorporation.  For profit or Non-Profit?  WALA is all about forming your business this Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
Creating a 501(c)(3) Workshop w/ Thomas Reems
Squire Patton Boggs Foundation  Limited Seating! 
April 20, 2016 | 7p-9p
Thinking about starting a non-profit corporation? This workshop will provide soup-to-nuts guidance for launching and maintaining a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. Topics to be covered […]

Creative-Entrepreneur brain

Spring Creative Entrepreneurship Series

The incredibly powerful WALA Spring Creative Entrepreneurship Series is back!
Every Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, beginning March 30th and running through May 4th, WALA Creative Entrepreneurship series will be presented at the THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Avenue SE, Washington, DC. Participants can choose to attend as few or as many sessions as they like. The six-installment Series addresses […]