WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce (http://uswcc.org) announces the association has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President of the United States.
"I am proud to announce the endorsement of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. Presidential race," states Margot Dorfman, CEO of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce. "Secretary Clinton is an experienced and accomplished leader committed to championing the economic advancement of American small businesses, women-owned businesses, workers and families."
Top priorities for the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce in the 2016 election are: increased and fair access to capital for women-owned and small businesses, increased and fair access to federal contracts for women-owned and small businesses, improving workplace issues impacting women workers and business owners, raising American incomes, and curbing and stabilizing healthcare costs for small businesses and individuals.
The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce leadership examined the organization's priorities along with the history, capability, commitments and electability of current presidential candidates. "From our detailed review, one candidate – Hillary Clinton – stands head and shoulders above the rest. Secretary Clinton has markedly unique governmental experience, deep and broad policy and leadership expertise, an undeniable commitment to women's economic priorities and a campaign infrastructure that lays the foundation for a clear pathway to the White House," concludes Dorfman.
"The election of Hillary Clinton as President of the United States will unleash the economic power of women and forge a bold new future of potential for every woman in America," declares Dorfman. "The great march of women into political leadership, that began so many years ago, will secure a profound and impactful milestone," states Dorfman. "With our first ever presidential endorsement, the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce is proud and committed to do all we can to pick up the torch carried by generations of leaders and elect arguably the most qualified candidate to the White House."
About The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce (USWCC)
The USWCC is the leading advocate for women on economic and leadership issues. As the economic leader for women, the USWCC creates opportunities, drives progress, advocates, and provides tools and solutions to support the economic growth of women across America. The USWCC (uswcc.org) is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 organization founded in 2001 with over 500,000 members; its headquarters offices are located in Washington, D.C. Contact the USWCC at 888-418-7922.
SOURCE U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce