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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...
Infographic on Women-Owned Businesses & the Supply Chain

Women-Owned Businesses & the Supply Chain

September 2014
Women-owned businesses (WOBs) with business-to-business (B2B) sales tend to have higher revenue and better access to capital. This infographic examines descriptive statistics on women-owned businesses in the B2B market, and offers a look at the story of one woman--Stacy...

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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