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The NWBC salutes partner organization WBENC for tremendous contributions to entrepreneurship ecosystem


It’s been an eventful month for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). An organization dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs and a key player in the entrepreneurship ecosystem, WBENC has had several big wins in the last few weeks on top of their ongoing, day-to-day support of women business leaders:

Vitter Hosts Roundtable with Louisiana Women Small Business Owners


U.S. Sen. David Vitter, Chairman of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, hosted a Roundtable Discussion with Louisiana women small business owners and the National Women’s Business Council on Friday, March 13th, to discuss success stories and the struggles small businesses face in gaining access to capital, navigating federal regulations, competing in government contracting, and any other significant issue affecting how small businesses grow.

Event: How Women Entrepreneurs are Revitalizing America


The National Women’s Business Council’s March public meeting to be hosted in Detroit spotlighting the local entrepreneurship ecosystem for women

Detroit, MI – Through their research, the NWBC has found that new businesses are an important bedrock of a thriving economy and have in recent years shown themselves to create jobs and economic growth, nationally and locally.

#HerOwnBoss Project Celebrates the Courage and Triumphs of Women Entrepreneurs


In celebration of Women’s History Month, the women of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) are kicking off the month with a story-telling project to highlight and share honest advice, important truths and inspiring stories from women entrepreneurs. 

Women’s Entrepreneurship is Growing at an Unprecedented Rate; Pro-active Policy is Needed to Support and Sustain the Momentum


The National Women’s Business Council releases Annual Report, making policy recommendations to the White House, Congress and the U.S. Small Business Administration

You don’t have to be Superwoman to Grow and Scale your Business


The National Women’s Business Council and Thumbtack host event to discuss new research on gender discrepancy in growth of microbusinesses
 
San Francisco, CA – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) recently released new research on microbusinesses that highlights a discrepancy between men and women who are either self-employed or run microbusinesses concluding that women-owned businesses are less likely to have hired employees than other businesses, across all industries.
 

NWBC continues commitment to advocating for women business owners; appoints 3 new members to the council


The National Women’s Business Council has just appointed three new women to the esteemed and diverse group of Council Members – Rosana Privitera Biondo, Pamela Prince-Eason and Anne D. Shybunko-Moore. “I am honored to welcome these women to the Council,” said sitting NWBC Chair Carla Harris, “each one of them has an extensive track record of not just successful business leadership, but also a commitment to the advancement of women in business.”
 

The NWBC Congratulates Winners of the SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Competition


Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced fifty winners of the SBA Growth Accelerator Fund. The SBA Growth Accelerator Fund has awarded a total of $2.5 million in prize awards to fund accelerators, with special attention to the programs supporting underrepresented groups in the small business community, including underserved areas, companies in the manufacturing sector, and businesses owned by women and people of color.

Senator Gillibrand & NWBC Chair Carla Harris on Women’s Equality Day


Washington, DC – In recognition of Women’s Equality Day, marking the 94th Anniversary today of the historic certification of the 19th amendment that granted women the right to vote, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) Chair Carla Harris released the following statement:

 

NWBC Statement following the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee's hearing on women-owned businesses


Today, more than 300 women gathered this afternoon for the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee's hearing on women-owned businesses, filling the largest Senate hearing room to capacity. The National Women's Business Council released the following statement:
 

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