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Erin Hustings

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (May 22, 2024) – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), is pleased to announce it will be holding a virtual public meeting on Thursday, June 6, 2024, from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT.

“It has been a year of obstacles and opportunities for women entrepreneurs,” shared NWBC Chair Sima Ladjevardian. “We look forward to hearing from members of the public and experts about the ways women have navigated challenges to sustain a historic surge in new business starts during our upcoming public meeting.”

The public meeting will allow Council Members to hear from SBA leadership about successes in raising awareness of supports for women entrepreneurs. Council Members will also share updates on the work of the Council’s three policy subcommittees. The meeting will conclude with a research presentation from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center and with Council Members responding to public comments pre-submitted by audience members.

The Council encourages public comment and feedback. Council Member Samantha Abrams will read and respond to a selection of questions or statements with the most relevance to the topic of women’s business enterprise. Responses can be submitted through the Eventbrite registration page or by emailing

To join the NWBC Public Meeting on June 6th, please register here.


About the National Women’s Business Council

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is a non-partisan federal advisory committee created to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners. To learn more, please visit:

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