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Procurement Statistics Revealed: Great Gains for Women-Owned Small Businesses

(Washington, DC)— The National Women’s Business Council’s (NWBC) latest research reveals government performance and trends in procurement as it relates to women-owned small businesses. As the government’s only independent voice for women entrepreneurs, the NWBC’s intensive research reveals vital data and gives substantive tips to help women secure government contracts.

NWBC As Key Resource to Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

(Washington, DC)— The National Women’s Business Council takes honor in commemorating Veterans Day by highlighting key findings about women veteran business owners and serving as a resource for women veterans during the 2013 Women Veterans Entrepreneur Conference hosted by Count Me In. Count Me In is a national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs.

Celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month & Commemorating the Passage of H.R. 5050

The National Women's Business Council Chair Carla Harris released the following statement in honor of National Women’s Small Business Month and commemorating the passage of H.R. 5050- Women's Business Ownership Act:

Carla A. Harris to be Named Chair of the National Women’s Business Council

Prominent Global Investment Professional And Business Expert To Lead Independent Counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration
Washington, DC – President Obama has announced his intent to appoint Carla Harris to be the Chair of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC).

Reaching the 100K Milestone and Beyond

By Lisa Price, President of Carol's Daughter

National Women’s Business Council Releases New Data Analysis Showing Women-Owned Business Thriving, But Still Facing Relevant Obstacles

In release of the first in a series of Infographics

Senate Passes Rule Change in Women’s Contracting Program

WASHINGTON –The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) applauded the approval of legislation that would remove financial limits placed on contracts awarded to women business owners.


July 19, 2012

National Women’s Business Council Launches Updated Website

User friendly, redesigned site to help outreach efforts

National Women’s Business Council To Hold Public Meeting, Roundtable Discussions

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) will hold a public meeting to discuss its 2012 research agenda, review work completed since its last meeting, and outline topics to be included in its annual report to the White House, Congress and SBA. It also will take public comments and questions.
Following the public meeting, NWBC will convene a series of roundtable discussions on topics including high-growth industries, microenterprises, access to capital and the hurdles for women business owners who want to grow beyond the start-up phase.