Please join us for the next quarterly meeting of the National Women’s Business Council on Wednesday, September 24th in Washington, DC. It will be an afternoon packed with interactive workshops and resource sharing for women business owners, leaders, and those aspiring on exporting, corporate supply chain, and government contracting, plus updates from the Council.

An Afternoon with the NWBC: Tea, Cookies, and #AccesstoMarkets

On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 from 2:30 to 5:00pm

At the Ronald Reagan Building Conference Center (or via teleconference)

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Choose from 3 #AccesstoMarkets Workshops:

  • Get Ready for Primetime – Hear from women who have successfully navigated the federal marketplace. The panel will share best practices and lessons learned, plus will feature advice and resources from government officials – so you can start doing business with the government. Moderated by Michelle Thompson-Dolberry, Advisor on Small Business Growth and VIP Program Administrator at American Express OPEN. Speakers include: Vanessa E. Gentry-Ali, President and CEO of All-U-Need Personnel; Aditi Dussault, Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator for the Office of Government Contracting and Business Development at the U.S. Small Business Administration; Rose Wang, Founder and CEO of the Binary Group and NWBC Council Member; and Ann Sullivan, President of Madison Services Group, Inc.Dial-in:                                                   1-888-621-9649 or 1-617-231-2734Event ID:                                              416806
  • Make your Fortune from the Fortune 500 – Meet the people behind major corporate supplier diversity programs. Hear from the source(s) about opportunities and the dos and don’ts for getting that opportunity. Don’t miss the chance to make connections and a candid conversation about best practices and next steps. Moderated by Pam Prince-Eason, President and CEO of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Speakers include: Donna Donato, ‎Vice President of Global Procurement at Bristol-Myers Squibb; Pamela Pesta, Vice President of Strategic Sourcing at Nationwide Insurance; Shendora Pridgen, Vice President of Firmwide Sourcing at Morgan Stanley; and Deborah Rosado Shaw, Senior Vice President & Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer of PepsiCo.Dial-in:                                                  1-888-621-9649 or 1-617-231-2734Event ID:                                               416847
  • Go Global, Get Your Export On – Join for a fireside chat with women exporter extraordinaires and administration officials. You’ll leave with two lists: first, a to-do list and second, a list of helpful resources. If you’re thinking about exporting, this is all the prep you need to pursue the international market, and grow and scale your business. Moderated by Roberta Zenn Phillips, Executive Director of the Center for Women in Business at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Speakers include:  Roz Alford, Co-principal of ASAP Solutions Group, LLC and NWBC Council Member; Kim Benson, Vice President (and co-owner) of Cange International, Inc.; Richard Ginsburg, Senior International Trade Specialist in the Office of International Trade at the U.S. Small Business Administration; Mary Estelle Ryckman, Senior Policy Advisor for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative; and Dr. Amanda Sozer, Founder and President of SNA International.Dial-in:                                                  1-888-621-9649 or 1-617-231-2734Event ID:                                              416845