Lisa Daly, third from left, was the winner of the StartRight! business plan competition, an annual contest that recognizes women entrepreneurs. Mid-Atlantic FCU staff recently presented her with a $5,000 check to help start her business.

Lisa Daly impressed everyone so much with the development of a sensory device for people with autism that she is on her way to starting a new business.

Daly was the first place winner of the Rockville Economic Development’s annual StartRight! business plan competition. Now in its ninth year, the contest aims to foster women in business by investing in female entrepreneurs to pitch a detailed business plan, which are then put in the running for $20,000 in prize money.  

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