NWBC Chair to Keynote Crowdfunding Webinar

Crowdfunding: A Key Resource in Advancing Women’s Access to Capital


Today, the National Women’s Business Council Chair Carla Harris will keynote a crowdfunding webinar hosted by Business Forward— an organization well known for bringing more than 3,000 business leaders to the White House to brief the President’s economic advisors. On May 27th at 3:30pm Business Forward will host a Crowdfunding webinar targeting start-ups and women-led businesses.

“Access to capital remains a critical issue for women entrepreneurs, our research shows there’s a direct correlation between access to capital and revenue generation. We see crowdfunding as a key resource in advancing women’s access to capital, says NWBC Chair Carla Harris.

Crowdfunding is now a resource that’s in everyone’s purview. Crowdfunding gives women access to funders outside of the typical venture capitalists networks, allowing increased opportunities for women entrepreneurs to access capital on their own terms.”

This issue of undercapitalization remains a barrier for women entrepreneurs. We must change this. Crowdfunding is a path forward: a game changer for the industry, and for women in particular. Crowdfunding is proving to be a key resource in advancing women’s access to capital. Consider these numbers:

The National Women’s Business Council continues to be a leading voice in advancing women entrepreneurs. For more details and to register for the crowdfunding webinar, view here: attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5580370413953523202



Contact: Krystal Glass

Communications Director
National Women’s Business Council
O: 202.205.6829