By: Maria Rios, NWBC Council Member Latina-owned businesses are one of the fastest growing sectors in the United States. They drive economic development and are integral parts of their communities. According to the American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, Latina businesses have grown at a […]
Healing the U.S. Economy: Women Business Owners’ Key to Pandemic Recovery By: Sandra Pedroarias, NWBC Senior Policy Advisor Without question, women business owners are a force to be reckoned with and their resiliency will certainly drive America’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Just as female […]
By: Ashley Judah, NWBC Legislative & Policy Advisor Fighting for a Voice and Winning a Place in the U.S. Economy After over 70 years of persistence and strategic activism, women found a voice in our political process and opened the gates to pursuing their entrepreneurial destiny. […]
 Although NWBC has indefinitely postponed its signature #LetsTalkBusiness Roundtable Series, which connects the voices of women entrepreneurs and business owners from across the country to policymakers in the Nation’s capital and helps serve as a springboard for the Council’s annual policy recommendations to Congress, the President, and the […]
For over 50 years, National Small Business Week has highlighted thriving small businesses and encouraged communities around the country to support local enterprises. This year, National Small Business Week has been postponed. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, women business owners have been forced to adapt rapidly to […]
We are thrilled to announce that the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is a 2020 Census Partner! We look forward to supporting the U.S. Census Bureau in its monumental efforts to secure a successful decennial count across the nation. H.R. 5050, the Women’s Business Ownership Act […]
WASHINTON, D.C., March 9, 2020 – As part of its ‘#LetsTalkBusiness Roundtable Series,’ the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) held its first roundtable of the year in San Juan, Puerto Rico on February  27, 2020, at the Puerto Rico Convention Center, together with the Puerto Rico Federal […]
Nampa, ID RECAP: WOMEN IN SMALL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE – NAMPA, IDAHO WASHINTON, D.C., October 25, 2019 – As part of its ‘Women in Small Business Roundtable Series,’ the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) held a roundtable in Nampa, Idaho on October 9, 2019, with U.S. Senator Jim […]
National Hispanic Heritage Month spans from September 15th – October 15th and celebrates the contributions of the Hispanic community. Research on Hispanic women entrepreneurs conducted by NWBC finds that there are over 1.9 million Hispanic women-owned firms in the United States. These firms are growing in […]
Marina Del Rey, CA RECAP: WOMEN IN SMALL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE – MARINA DEL REY, CA WASHINTON, D.C., September 30, 2019 – As part of its ‘Women in Small Business Roundtable Series,’ the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) held a roundtable in Los Angeles, CA on September 17, […]
St. Petersburg, FL RECAP: WOMEN IN SMALL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE – SR. PETERSBURG, FL WASHINTON, D.C., August 13, 2019 – As part of its ‘Women in Small Business Roundtable Series,’ the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) held a roundtable in St. Petersburg, FL on August 6, 2019, to […]
Austin, TX RECAP: WOMEN IN SMALL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE – AUSTIN, TX WASHINTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 – As part of its ‘Women in Small Business Roundtable Series,’ the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) held a roundtable in Austin, Texas, on July 25, 2019, to better understand the […]
Baltimore, MD RECAP: WOMEN IN SMALL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE – BALTIMORE, MD WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2019 – As part of its ‘Women in Small Business Roundtable Series,’ the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) held a roundtable in Baltimore, Maryland, on June 25, 2019, to better understand the […]
Throughout these past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to represent the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) at the Kauffman Foundation’s Annual ESHIP Summit in Kansas City, MS, and at the Diana International Impact Day at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Both convenings provided unparalleled […]
NWBC Chair Liz Sara Commemorates Black History Month.  
Whether it is eating turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving, standing in enormous lines for the deals of Black Friday, or spending hours in front of the computer screen on Cyber Monday, the next few days will be bustling with consumer spending. This year, Small Business Saturday […]
The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is celebrating the anniversary of the passage of HR5050, the Women’s Business Ownership Act. The passage of this legislation, and its resulting impact on women business owners, would not have been possible without some incredible, tenacious women that I am […]
In celebration of National Women in Small Business Month, the NWBC recognizes their partner, the U.S. Census Bureau, in advocating for women-owned businesses. In 2012, the Survey of Business Owners (SBO) found that there were nearly 10 million women-owned business in the United States, that generated over […]
Access to capital remains one of the greatest barriers for women trying to launch, scale, and grow their businesses. As the government’s only independent voice on economic issues impacting women entrepreneurs, access to financial capital remains at the forefront of the NWBC’s agenda. That’s why this […]