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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.

Vitter Hosts Roundtable with Louisiana Women Small Business Owners


U.S. Sen. David Vitter, Chairman of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, hosted a Roundtable Discussion with Louisiana women small business owners and the National Women’s Business Council on Friday, March 13th, to discuss success stories and the struggles small businesses face in gaining access to capital, navigating federal regulations, competing in government contracting, and any other significant issue affecting how small businesses grow.

Event: How Women Entrepreneurs are Revitalizing America


The National Women’s Business Council’s March public meeting to be hosted in Detroit spotlighting the local entrepreneurship ecosystem for women

Detroit, MI – Through their research, the NWBC has found that new businesses are an important bedrock of a thriving economy and have in recent years shown themselves to create jobs and economic growth, nationally and locally.

#HerOwnBoss Project Celebrates the Courage and Triumphs of Women Entrepreneurs


In celebration of Women’s History Month, the women of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) are kicking off the month with a story-telling project to highlight and share honest advice, important truths and inspiring stories from women entrepreneurs. 

Women’s Entrepreneurship is Growing at an Unprecedented Rate; Pro-active Policy is Needed to Support and Sustain the Momentum


The National Women’s Business Council releases Annual Report, making policy recommendations to the White House, Congress and the U.S. Small Business Administration

You don’t have to be Superwoman to Grow and Scale your Business


The National Women’s Business Council and Thumbtack host event to discuss new research on gender discrepancy in growth of microbusinesses
 
San Francisco, CA – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) recently released new research on microbusinesses that highlights a discrepancy between men and women who are either self-employed or run microbusinesses concluding that women-owned businesses are less likely to have hired employees than other businesses, across all industries.
 

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