2009 Policy Priorities of Women Business Owners

ByNWBC Council

2009 Policy Priorities of Women Business Owners

2009 Policy Priorities of Women Business Owners

This report outlines key policy recommendations from participants of the series of town hall meetings NWBC facilitated from March 2007 through April 2009. There is a particular emphasis on the most recent meeting, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia in April 2009, to reflect that meeting’s intent to determine how women business owners’ needs may have changed amid the current national economic downturn.

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NWBC Council administrator

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is a nonpartisan federal advisory council established to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, the Congress, and the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration on issues related to women’s business enterprise. The Council is comprised of eight small business owners from across the country, six representatives of national women’s business organizations, and one Chairperson, Liz Sara, who was recently appointed by President Donald J. Trump in August 2018.