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Every year since 1963, the U.S. Small Business Administration honors our nation’s entrepreneurs and small business owners through its annual National Small Business Week. This year’s National Small Business Week will be held May 12th-May 16th. Throughout the week SBA and partners will highlight America’s outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners through a multi-city tour.
The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) released the following statement commemorating National Small Business Week:
(Washington, DC) — Today, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) announced its new Executive Director: Amanda Brown. Amanda was most recently the National Political Director for Rock the Vote. She is a Forbes 2014 30-under-30 recipient and has previously served as an Advisor for Strategic Planning to the U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu.
As Mother’s Day approaches the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is honoring Mother’s Day in conjuction with StartUpNation by celebrating our nation’s top 100 leading moms in business. In tribute to mom-entrepreneurs, StartUpNation will be highlighting astonishing moms in business with their 6th annual Leading Moms in Business competition.
In honor of National Equal Pay Day, the National Women's Business Council released the following statement from the NWBC Chair Carla Harris:
"It is important to focus on pay equality for women as it has implications for women’s entrepreneurial growth and the nation’s job growth.
Special Guest: Divya Nag
Washington, DC— As STEM continues to heavily influence technological advances and future innovations, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will facilitate a #STEMforHer twitter conversation to highlight the growing interest of women and girls in STEM.
Washington, DC— Today the National Women’s Business Council released key findings on factors influencing the growth of women-owned businesses. The National Women’s Business Council initiated this research to determine the factors influencing and prohibiting growth of women-owned business.
The National Women’s Business Council commemorates Women’s History Month by celebrating legendary women entrepreneurs who’ve boldly advanced the women’s economic agenda and paved the way for today’s women entrepreneurs to champion the title of fastest growing sector in the small business community.
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.