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NWBC’s new research report: Social Entrepreneurship Amongst Women and Men in the United States

Social entrepreneurs are business owners concerned with what is often referred to as a triple bottom line: the achievement of economic, social, and environmental goals.  In other words, social entrepreneurs design their businesses to solve not just market problems, but also specific societal problems.

 

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United We Thrive: Sustaining Our Momentum in Corporate and Public Arenas

We had a great Public Meeting in December – and are excited to share it with you.

 

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New Report Provides Recommendations to Increase Women Business Owners’ Access to Private Markets through Supplier Diversity Programs

National Women’s Business Council report analyzes U.S. corporate supplier diversity programs and points to key areas in which suppliers, corporations and policymakers can work better together to scale-up and grow women-owned businesses.

WASHINGTON – December 7, 2016 – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) today unveiled a new report highlighting strengths and challenges of U.S. corporate supplier diversity programs and revealing areas for suggested policymaker support, as well as recommendations for women business owners and corporations.  Supply and Demand Perspectives on Women’s Participation in Corporate Supplier Diversity Programs, prepared for NWBC by Premier Quantitative Consulting, Inc., details findings from three complementary studies to further women’s access to the corporate marketplace.

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Now Accepting Applications: Spring 2017 Fellow

Background:

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is searching for a college/university undergraduate or graduate student to join a dynamic five-woman team for a Spring Fellowship beginning late January, 2017 (flexible start date).  The fellowship is designed for a three-month period of time.  The Fellow will work with the National Women’s Business Council staff to advance the goals of the Council, specifically to support research projects and to execute outreach and engagement activities. Additionally, the Fellow will assist in crafting messages and materials to promote and publicize the activities, programs and goals of the Council. The fellow will also monitor breaking news, policy efforts and/or related initiatives to maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.

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Deploying Technology Solutions: Pamela O’Rourke

Her Own Boss #BossesGiveBack Edition: 

Pamela O’Rourke is the President & CEO of ICON Information Consultants, LP that specializes in identifying and recruiting highly qualified Information Technology, Accounting, Finance, HR, Procurement, “professionals” at all levels/skills.

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LEGACY OF VALUE IN NPI: Brooke Hamilton

Her Own Boss #BossesGiveBack Edition:

Brooke Hamilton is the President and CEO, Nameplates. Inc. (NPI) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. NPI is a third-generation family-run, Woman Owned Small Business, dedicated to partnering with clients to provide excellent service and high quality identification products.

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Creating Change with a Special Workforce: Kerry Brennan Bertram

Her Own Boss #BossesGiveBack Edition 

Stride is a unique small, women-owned business, manufacturing office products. Stride, Inc. looks for ways to develop office products which enables “ease of use” for its consumers when utilizing products for day to day tasks around the office, including ring binders, writing instruments and other office products that ship to large corporations across the United States from their headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Change and Shop the World with Bajalia: Debbie Farah

Her Own Boss #BossesGiveBack Edition:

Debbie Farah is the CEO of Bajalia International Group (BIG), which is a Fair Trade retail and wholesale provider of home, fashion and jewelry goods handmade by artisans in underdeveloped economies. BIG connects consumers and retailers with the stories of the sustainable global impact their purchases make while taking Fair Trade products to the masses.

 

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The #Savvy Boss of Consulting: Denise Walthers

Her Own Boss #BossesGiveBack Edition:

Denise Walthers is founder and president of the DW Group, an executive consulting company specializing in manufacturing and marketing to support women-owned businesses in bringing innovative new products and ideas to marketplace.

 

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The Un-Kommon Denominator: Dr. Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah

Her Own Boss #BossesGiveBack Edition:

Dr. Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah is President of Kommon Denominator, Inc., an award-winning woman-owned organization pioneering in the field of science and art conflict prevention, as well as transformation & peacebuilding. This organization advises on and works on strategic projects related to conflict prevention and mitigation, training and education, and capacity building on the national and international levels.

 

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