NWBC Welcomes a New Member

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NWBC Welcomes a New Member


Temren Wroge


WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5, 2020 — The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) welcomes it’s newest Council Member, Dr. Susan Duffy.

“I’m pleased to welcome Susan Duffy, Executive Director of the Babson College Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), to the Council” said Liz Sara, NWBC Chair. “Susan’s impressive background in women’s entrepreneurial development will serve the Council well and Babson College’s research on women’s entrepreneurship will further enrich our policy recommendations to the White House, Congress, and the Small Business Administration.”

Dr. Susan Duffy is also a co-founder of the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab venture accelerator and an inspired educator and advocate for gender equity as a driver of social and economic growth.

“Women entrepreneurs are a key driver in local, national, and global economic and social prosperity,” said Dr. Susan Duffy, new NWBC Council Member. “The potential impact of women owned businesses represents one of the greatest economic opportunities of our time. I’m thrilled to work with the NWBC to help ensure that these women entrepreneurs have what they need to achieve that impact.”

With the addition of Susan Duffy and the Babson College Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, NWBC will continue to focus its advocacy efforts on Women in STEM, Rural Women’s Entrepreneurship, and Access to Capital and Opportunity. NWBC remains committed to expanding opportunities for women business owners and entrepreneurs. 

Susan Duffy

Executive Director, Babson College Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL)

Read Susan Duffy’s full bio HERE

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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.