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NWBC Welcomes New Executive Director

(Washington, DC) — Today, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) announced its new Executive Director: Amanda Brown. Amanda was most recently the National Political Director for Rock the Vote. She is a Forbes 2014 30-under-30 recipient and has previously served as an Advisor for Strategic Planning to the U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu.


Mother’s Day Tribute: NWBC Highlights Top Moms in Business

As Mother’s Day approaches the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is honoring Mother’s Day in conjuction with StartUpNation by celebrating our nation’s top 100 leading moms in business. In tribute to mom-entrepreneurs, StartUpNation will be highlighting astonishing moms in business with their 6th annual Leading Moms in Business competition.


NWBC Statement on National Equal Pay Day

In honor of National Equal Pay Day, the National Women's Business Council released the following statement from the NWBC Chair Carla Harris:
"It is important to focus on pay equality for women as it has implications for women’s entrepreneurial growth and the nation’s job growth.

NWBC Public Meeting: Women Innovators Taking the Lead

Special Guest: Divya Nag

SBA, NWBC, and Women Innovators to host #STEMforHer Twitter Q & A

Washington, DC— As STEM continues to heavily influence technological advances and future innovations, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will facilitate a #STEMforHer twitter conversation to highlight the growing interest of women and girls in STEM. 


New Research: Factors Influencing the Growth of Women-Owned Businesses

Washington, DC— Today the National Women’s Business Council released key findings on factors influencing the growth of women-owned businesses. The National Women’s Business Council initiated this research to determine the factors influencing and prohibiting growth of women-owned business. 


Women’s History Month: Celebrating Legendary Women Entrepreneurs

The National Women’s Business Council commemorates Women’s History Month by celebrating legendary women entrepreneurs who’ve boldly advanced the women’s economic agenda and paved the way for today’s women entrepreneurs to champion the title of fastest growing sector in the small business community.


NWBC Chair Keynotes the 2013 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

The National Women’s Business Council Chair Carla Harris keynoted this year’s Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition as entrepreneurs, executives, and investors from various parts of the world gathered in Detroit for the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC). The Accelerate Michigan conference is an international business competition designed to increase entrepreneurial activity by bringing together local entrepreneurs with local, national, and international investors.


Procurement Statistics Revealed: Great Gains for Women-Owned Small Businesses

(Washington, DC)— The National Women’s Business Council’s (NWBC) latest research reveals government performance and trends in procurement as it relates to women-owned small businesses. As the government’s only independent voice for women entrepreneurs, the NWBC’s intensive research reveals vital data and gives substantive tips to help women secure government contracts.

NWBC As Key Resource to Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

(Washington, DC)— The National Women’s Business Council takes honor in commemorating Veterans Day by highlighting key findings about women veteran business owners and serving as a resource for women veterans during the 2013 Women Veterans Entrepreneur Conference hosted by Count Me In. Count Me In is a national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs.