NWBC Public Meeting Announced

ByNWBC Council

NWBC Public Meeting Announced

THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCED

WASHINTON, D.C., August 30, 2019 – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) will host a public meeting on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC 203-202, in Washington, DC.

This meeting will provide the Council with the opportunity to recap its activity and engagement over the course of this fiscal year. Each of the Council’s three subcommittees – Rural Women’s Entrepreneurship, Women in S.T.E.M., and Access to Capital & Opportunity – will present their policy recommendations and initiatives to the Council. The Council will then vote on these policy recommendations and ultimately present them to the President, Congress, and the Administrator of the Small Business Administration in its 2019 Annual Report.

“As advocates for the nation’s women-owned businesses, NWBC strives to move the needle on the top issues identified by female founders and will continue to connect their voices to lawmakers in Washington,” said NWBC Chair Liz Sara.

The meeting is open to the public; however, advance notice of attendance is requested. To attend this event, RSVP HERE. To submit a written comment, the general public should email Ashley Judah with the subject line – “Response for 9/24/19 Public Meeting.”

The agenda will allow for 20 minutes of public statements. This time will be awarded in 4-minute increments to the first 5 people who confirm attendance and request to speak. All other submitted statements will be included in the meeting record.

A conference line will also be available for those unable to attend the meeting in person. Please call 1-208-391-5817 at the aforementioned event time. When prompted, enter conference ID number: 298732675.

For more information about upcoming events, please visit the NWBC website.

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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.