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Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 7:00pm

State governments are always innovating on how best to attract new businesses (and jobs) to their states. Who wouldn't want the next Tory Burch or Lisa Price hailing from their state? One tool that states can use to...

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 10:50am

Last week, the National Women’s Business Council visited Detroit, Michigan – a city that shines bright in the national spotlight for revitalizing itself through the growth of community-based, innovative and scalable businesses...

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 5:47pm

A consistant theme throughout our research and convenings is that women still lack access to the means of capital they need to launch and grow their businesses. While we work to remove the barriers women face in accessing...

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 10:31am

By Erin Kelley

Amani Labidi is inventing an online market for Tunisian women handicrafters; her platform integrates education on home décor and fashion trends in the US and...

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 4:53pm

By Miriam Segal

Adding to the ongoing debate about the causes of a gender gap in...

Friday, 12 December 2014 - 12:04pm

Our December public meeting, Preparing for Growth: Learn What it Takes to Scale Up, was a tremendous success. The Council provided important updates about our activities and research along with previewing our upcoming annual...

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 4:03pm
In celebration of Women's Entrepreneurship Day we have launched a new video featuring our esteemed Chair Carla Harris urging Congress to pass the Women's...
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 9:25am
I spent the final few days of Women’s Small Business Month out in sunny California. After hosting a panel discussion on hiring and business growth,...
Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 1:14pm
On a lovely evening in San Francisco, this past Monday at the Thumbtack HQ, 75 business-minded women (and a few men too) gathered to hear an incredible panel of women business owners discuss their experiences with launching...
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 12:31pm
In honor of Women’s Small Business Month and the anniversary of the passage of H.R. 5050, the Women’s Business Ownership Act that led the way to the creation of the National Women’s Business Council in 1988, Council Members...

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