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Studying the Impact of Women's Business Centers

August 2015
In collaboration with the SBA Office of Women’s Business Ownership, the Council worked with Carnegie Mellon University to review and analyze the effectiveness of Women’s Business Centers. Our hope was to gain an understanding of the Women’s Business Center...

Structural Differences in Women's and Men's Social Networks

July 2015
Research has shown that social networks are vital to the healthy development and growth of a women's entrepreneurial endeavor. While there is a lot of discussion on women's social networks and their ability to identify key members of their network (mentor, sponsor,...

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Building Bridges: Leveraging Research and Relationships to Impact the Business Climate for Women

December 2014
We are pleased to announce the release of our 2014 Annual Report, "Building Bridges: Leveraging Research and Relationships to Impact the Business Climate for Women." This report is a synthesis of our research and the implications of our findings for the women'...

NWBC 2013 Annual Report

December 2013
Today, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) releases its annual report focusing on economic issues of importance to women business owners. Each year NWBC delivers its annual report along with policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the Small...

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