The State of Women's Entrepreneurship: Progress and Promise
Live Press Conference and Web Cast to Focus on Women's Business Issues
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Time: 9:00 -- 10:00 a.m. eastern time
Place: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge (529 14th Street, 13th floor,
Washington, DC) and on the Web at:
WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The past three years has seen new energy and vitality at the National Women's Business Council, with increased research, connectivity and advocacy activity. We invite you to attend -- either in person or virtually -- an important one-hour event that will summarize the progress and promise of women's entrepreneurship as seen from Council leaders. In her final address to the women's business community as she ends her term of office, chair Marilyn Carlson Nelson will highlight the significant progress made by women's business enterprises during the last three years. The event will also feature comments from Council members and leading women's business community representatives, and plenty of time for questions and dialogue with in-person and online attendees. The key themes that will be addressed will include: * access to affordable health care coverage; * access to federal procurement; * access to capital; * access to mentoring and entrepreneurial training, and * women's entrepreneurship on the world stage. For additional information, please contact Aileen Kishaba, NWBC Director of Policy Programs, at 202-205-6829 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The National Women's Business Council The National Women's Business Council is a bi-partisan federal government council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners. Members of the Council are prominent women business owners and leaders of women's business organizations. The National Women's Business Council is committed to conducting research on issues of importance to women business owners and their organizations, communicating these findings widely, connecting the women's business community to public policy makers and providing programs and platforms for change to expand and improve opportunities for women business owners and their enterprises. For more information about the Council, its mission and activities, contact: National Women's Business Council, 409 3rd Street, SW, Suite 210, Washington, DC 20024; phone: 202-205-3850; fax: 202-205-6825, e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nwbc.gov. CONTACT: Aileen Kishaba of the National Women's Business Council, +1-202-205-6829, Aileen.Kishaba@sba.gov.
SOURCE National Women's Business Council
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