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Call for Applications: NWBC Summer Fellow (Summer 2017)

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The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is searching for a college/university undergraduate or graduate student to join the team for a summer fellowship with a ten week minimum term beginning late May, 2017 (flexible start date).

 

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A Celebration of Women Business Owners: History, Participation and Progress

In our continuing efforts to ensure that the nearly 10 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. have access to the resources, knowledge and tools they need to start and grow their own businesses, we are excited to share with you a brief summary of our March 8 Public meeting – A Celebration of Women Business Owners: History, Participation and Progress.

 

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Honoring the Trailblazers of our Past and Present this Black History Month

February 2017 

Every year, we recognize February as Black History Month – an opportunity for the Council to commend the momentous achievements of African-Americans in our country, particularly the Black women entrepreneurs and business owners who ideate and innovate every day.

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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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