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[NEW] Access to Capital Infographic Tool Kit

November 2014
The Council completed two projects on access to capital for high-growth women-owned businesses this year.  While this research is essential to inform key policy decisions, it may not be directly useful to women business owners themselves. This infographic addresses...

New Research Identifies Women-Owned Businesses with Growth Potential

October 2014
The Council commissioned research on sole proprietorships and the factors leading to these firms’ first hires. The purpose was to discover how to best support the employment growth of microbusinesses.    The researchers used panel data from the Panel Study...

Annual Reports

NWBC 2013 Annual Report

December 2013
Today, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) releases its annual report focusing on economic issues of importance to women business owners. Each year NWBC delivers its annual report along with policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the Small...
NWBC 2012 Annual Report

NWBC 2012 Annual Report

December 2012
The NWBC's 2012 Annual Report reflects both our research findings and issues expressed to us by American women business owners. It also features new data on the state of women-owned businesses, providing the first public look at how they fared during the recent economic...

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