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NWBC As Key Resource to Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

(Washington, DC)— The National Women’s Business Council takes honor in commemorating Veterans Day by highlighting key findings about women veteran business owners and serving as a resource for women veterans during the 2013 Women Veterans Entrepreneur Conference hosted by Count Me In. Count Me In is a national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs.

Celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month & Commemorating the Passage of H.R. 5050

The National Women's Business Council Chair Carla Harris released the following statement in honor of National Women’s Small Business Month and commemorating the passage of H.R. 5050- Women's Business Ownership Act:

Carla A. Harris to be Named Chair of the National Women’s Business Council

Prominent Global Investment Professional And Business Expert To Lead Independent Counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration
Washington, DC – President Obama has announced his intent to appoint Carla Harris to be the Chair of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC).

Reaching the 100K Milestone and Beyond

By Lisa Price, President of Carol's Daughter

Senate Passes Rule Change in Women’s Contracting Program

WASHINGTON –The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) applauded the approval of legislation that would remove financial limits placed on contracts awarded to women business owners.


July 19, 2012

More Women Obtaining Patents, Trademarks in Recent Years

WASHINGTON –The number of women awarded patents has soared over the last several decades far beyond previously reported figures, and the percentage of trademarks granted to women has more than doubled, a new study commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council found.
The study found that women had a higher representation among trademark holders than patent owners; in 2010, 18 percent of all patents granted went to women while 33 percent of all trademarks granted to individuals and sole proprietorships went to women.

More Patents Granted to Women in Recent Years

New Study Examines Patent Applications by Gender,  Link to Women Entrepreneurs
WASHINGTON – The number of women obtaining patents has grown at an accelerating rate over the past 35 years and in numbers considerably higher than previously reported, a new study commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) has found.