Showcasing Women-Owned Businesses in Northern Virginia and Beyond!

Shelly Young, Our Love Rising

Location: Belmont Country Club 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn

Shelly Young


After running two businesses in the special events industry, Shelly’s work has become writing and telling stories about life’s beautiful, loving truths and some of life’s brutal trials and guiding young people and women on The Path of Devotion. She is devoted to love, her family and service to her community.

Living straight from her heart, she has the kind of spirituality that helps others connect to their own story, their own courage, their own devotion and their own impact when they embrace life in all its juice, grit and truth.

Shelly is mother to three fascinating souls, author of Craving Love, entrepreneur, philanthropist and graceful advocate for families on the path of recovery from addiction.

Real, Inspirational, Motivational, Enchanting, Heart Strong conversations and topics for keynotes, workshops & assemblies.



Becky Sheetz, Speaker, Trainer, Martial Arts Master

Location: Belmont Country Club 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn

Becky Sheetz


Becky is a business trainer and speaker, martial arts master and author. She’s an engaging speaker for corporations and women’s business groups, and her half and full day trainings have been highly regarded for transforming the way women approach and live out their careers.

An expert on Sun Tzu’s strategy, she speaks to groups of men and women. Her clients have included Delta Airlines, Oscar Mayer, Engility Corporation, The International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services (I-Women), Women’s Council or Realtors, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), Missouri Women’s Council, Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, American Health Care Association, US Naval Academy Alumni Association, Women’s Business Center of North Carolina (partnership with the SBA) and many more.

Becky is the author of Sun Tzu for Women: The Art of War for Winning in Business, and The Art of War for Small Business: Defeat the Competition and Dominate the Market with the Masterful Strategies of Sun Tzu, which has been translated into Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Arabic. She’s  the author of the Barcharts’ widely circulated Business 101: The Art of War, and a contributor to the 2016 Women and Asian Martial Traditions, a publication of the Journal of Asian Martial Arts. Her most recent work was The Tiger & The Dragon: A Business Parable with Mark McNeilly.

Grand Master in jujitsu, Becky teaches in Northern Virginia at Prestige Sport Martial Arts. Becky has put Sun Tzu into practice throughout her martial arts career by overcoming larger and stronger adversaries with superior strategy and execution.



Nicole Dash, Play, Work or Dash LLC

Location: Belmont Country Club 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn

Nicole Dash


Nicole Dash, Owner and Founder of Play, Work or Dash, LLC, is an entrepreneur, writer, and Realtor.

She started her career as a journalist and copy editor. She also managed public relations and corporate communications for a national franchise company, but in 2006 started a childcare

In 2012, she launched Tiny Steps Mommy, a lifestyle and parenting blog that quickly gained a following and connected her to an expansive group of women-owned businesses.

In 2013, she started a digital marketing consulting business that focused on growing community in an authentic way. Through those connections she was inspired to open Play, Work or Dash, a
coworking space that also offers onsite childcare up to three hours per day. It is where like-minded professionals pursue their business goals with the extra level of support parents desire; a place where you “bring your kids to work.”

She also uses her skills and expertise to help families as a licensed real estate agent working with the number 1 rated real estate team in all of Northern Virginia – Debbie Dogrul Associates, LLC of Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc.

She is an active member of the Washington, DC blogger community and has been published on The Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Scary Mommy. She has also appeared on several local news stations as an expert on parenting and work-life balance.


Rachel L. Virk, P.C.

Location: Belmont Country Club 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn




Jaclyn O’Brien, Founder, KEYLYME

Location: River Creek Country Club 43800 Olympic Blvd, Leesburg