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The National Women’s Business Council Chair Carla Harris keynoted this year’s Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition as entrepreneurs, executives, and investors from various parts of the world gathered in Detroit for the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC). The Accelerate Michigan conference is an international business competition designed to increase entrepreneurial activity by bringing together local entrepreneurs with local, national, and international investors.
(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.
(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.
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:
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).
By Lisa Price, President of Carol's Daughter
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.
NWBC/WIPP PARTNER’S MEETING
“OUR COLLECTIVE VOICE”
July 19, 2012
WASHINGTON –The number of women awarded patents has soared over the last several decades far beyond previously reported figures, and the percentage of trademarks granted to women has more than doubled, a new study commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council found.
The study found that women had a higher representation among trademark holders than patent owners; in 2010, 18 percent of all patents granted went to women while 33 percent of all trademarks granted to individuals and sole proprietorships went to women.
New Study Examines Patent Applications by Gender, Link to Women Entrepreneurs
WASHINGTON – The number of women obtaining patents has grown at an accelerating rate over the past 35 years and in numbers considerably higher than previously reported, a new study commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) has found.