2018 Annual Report

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2018 Annual Report

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We are pleased to share the Council’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018, “Journey to 30”

The National Women’s Business Council’s (NWBC) 2018 Annual Report commemorates its 30th anniversary year, provides the findings, conclusions, and policy recommendations of the Council, and expresses NWBC Chair Liz Sara’s vision for 2019.

This year there are an estimated 12.3 million women-owned firms accounting for 40% of all businesses. In its 2018 Annual Report, NWBC reaffirms its commitment to providing a platform to expand and improve opportunities for women business owners and their enterprises.

In this Annual Report, we:

• Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of The Women’s Business Ownership Act establishing the National Women’s Business Council;
• Present policy recommendations that will foster the continued economic growth for women owned small businesses;
• Express NWBC Chair Liz Sara’s vision for guiding the Council into a new era where it will build on past and current achievements, ensuring its advocacy loses neither momentum nor impact.

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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.