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The National Women’s Business Council Uncovers the Reasons That Drive Women to Become Necessity Entrepreneurs


November 17, 2017

The National Women’s Business Council Uncovers the Reasons That Drive Women to Become Necessity Entrepreneurs

On Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, and every day, NWBC is dedicated to understanding what drives women entrepreneurs and to helping them succeed

The National Women’s Business Council Celebrates 29 Years of Helping Women Business Owners Succeed


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 25, 2017

The National Women’s Business Council Celebrates 29 Years of Helping Women Business Owners Succeed

The Council released a record 10 research papers and a toolkit in fiscal year 2017, and launched the NWBC Solutions Labs Series to identify policy solutions to the barriers faced by women business owners and entrepreneurs

Realizing the Full Economic Potential of Women Entrepreneurs


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Dear Champion of Women Business Owners,

National Women’s Business Council Announces New Online Resource Platform for Growth- Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs


New Platform Will Improve Access to Resources Required for High-Growth Women-Owned Businesses

The Council Honors Women Veteran Business Owners for National Veteran's Small Business Week


National Veteran's Small Business Week, celebrated the first week of November, honors veteran entrepreneurs who continue to serve our country by creating jobs and fueling economic growth. As part of the celebration, the National Women's Business Council will recognize veteran women business owners, highlighting their great economic impact and community contributions.

Press Conference: New Data Released on Women-owned Businesses


The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) will host a press conference via telephone on August 19th, at 11am ET with Presidentially-appointed Council Chair Carla Harris, Assistant to the President Tina Tchen and senior staff from the United States Census to discuss preliminary data from the 2012 Survey of Business Owners (SBO). The data is expected to show growth in numbers of women-owned companies, especially for women of color, across the country. The preliminary data is slated to be officially released by the United States Census Bureau on August 18th, 2015.

The National Women’s Business Council Thanks the White House for Hosting Inaugural Demo Day


Demo Day seeks to change the face of the tech entrepreneur for a more inclusive and diverse future

Surveys Now Open for NWBC 2015 Research Projects


This summer the NWBC is excited to announce two research projects we are conducting to learn more about women entrepreneurs' experiences in corporate supply chains and with business accelerators and incubators. Our hope is this research will inform our recommendations to support women business owners and leaders - but we need your help! Do you know someone that might want to talk about their experiences with either? Have them visit our surveys below! 

Corporate Supplier Diversity 

NWBC Member Spotlight: Women's Business Enterprise National Council


Every month we spotlight one of our Council Member organizations to keep you up to date with their most recent initiatives and events, what resources they provide and how you can get involved in their amazing work. The NWBC Group of Six includes the representatives of the participating women’s business organizations: Association of Women Business Centers, Astia, National Association of Women Business Owners, Women Business Enterprise National Council, Women Impacting Public Policy, and Women Presidents’ Organization.

NWBC Member Spotlight: Astia


Every month we spotlight one of our Council Member organizations to keep you up to date with their most recent initiatives and events, what resources they provide and how you can get involved in their work. The NWBC Group of Six includes the representatives of the participating women’s business organizations: Association of Women Business Centers, Astia, National Association of Women Business Owners, Women Business Enterprise National Council, Women Impacting Public Policy, and Women Presidents’ Organization.

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