2014 Annual Report

ByNWBC Council

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

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We are pleased to announce the release of our 2014 Annual Report, “Building Bridges: Leveraging Research and Relationships to Impact the Business Climate for Women.” This report is a synthesis of our research and the implications of our findings for the women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Our research confirms that the full economic participation of women and their success in business can significantly contribute to job growth in this country and is critical to the continued economic recovery. But, they also highlight the disparities and challenges women entrepreneurs face in their business pursuits.

In this report we have identified opportunities and intervention points along with policy recommendations for the Small Business Administration, Congress and the White House that we believe move the dial for women entrepreneurs from potential to success.

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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.