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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.
 

OUR COLLECTIVE VOICE


NWBC/WIPP PARTNER’S MEETING
“OUR COLLECTIVE VOICE”
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
July 19, 2012
 

Magdalah Racine-Silva Appointed to National Women’s Business Council


WASHINGTON – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) has appointed Magdalah Racine-Silva as the newest member of its nonpartisan federal advisory council. Racine-Silva is the president, chief executive and co-founder of the DMS International, a management, training and information technology services company based in Silver Spring, Md.
 

More Women Obtaining Patents, Trademarks in Recent Years


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.
 

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