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Aug 12, 2014, 12:25 ET

NWBC Unveils New Research on Women's Access to Capital

Today, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) released new research on High Growth Women-owned Business' Access to Capital. The report,...

Jun 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council and WEConnect International Introduce the Women Owned Business Logo (PRNewsFoto/Women's Business Enterprise National Council)

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council and WEConnect International Introduce the Women Owned Business Logo

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), WEConnect International and Walmart have joined forces to establish a unique logo for...

Apr 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

Women's Business Enterprise National Council Presents 2014 National Conference & Business Fair In Philadelphia June 23-25

 The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will convene more than 3,000 decision makers from the nation's leading corporations,...

Mar 18, 2014, 15:37 ET

SBA, NWBC, and Women Innovators to host #STEMforHer Twitter Q & A

As STEM continues to heavily influence technological advances and future innovations, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) and...

Mar 04, 2014, 13:36 ET
SBA LOGO. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Small Business Administration)

NWBC Statement: Banks Need to Court Women-Owned Businesses

The National Women's Business Council releases a statement following the recent Washington Business Journal article. "Women entrepreneurs...

Mar 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Announces 15th Annual List Of America's Top Corporations For Women's Business Enterprises

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) today announced the 15th annual list of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business...

Feb 28, 2014, 13:18 ET

NWBC Public Meeting: Women Innovators Taking the Lead

On March 26th, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) will hold its quarterly public meeting to give insights on its efforts in advancing the...

Jan 08, 2014, 09:30 ET

14 Women's Business Leaders Named 2014 "Stars" By Women's Business Enterprise National Council

 Fourteen exemplary women business leaders will receive the nation's premier award for excellence among Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs)...

Jan 06, 2014, 12:53 ET

National Women's Business Council Releases its Annual Report

Today, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) releases its annual report focusing on economic issues of importance to women business owners....

Dec 05, 2013, 17:17 ET

NWBC Virtual Meeting: Women Entrepreneurs 2013 Recap & 2014 Look Ahead

On December 11th, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) will hold its quarterly public meeting to provide an insider perspective on key...

Nov 19, 2013, 09:00 ET

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Names Benita Fortner As Chair Of Board Of Directors

 The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) has named Benita Fortner, Director of Supplier Diversity for Raytheon Company, as...

Nov 14, 2013, 13:10 ET

Procurement Statistics Revealed Great Gains for Women-Owned Small Businesses

The National Women's Business Council's (NWBC) latest research reveals government performance and trends in procurement as it relates to...

Nov 08, 2013, 11:51 ET

NWBC As Key Resource to Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

The National Women's Business Council takes honor in commemorating Veterans Day by highlighting key findings about women veteran business owners...

Oct 31, 2013, 15:51 ET

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...

Aug 20, 2013, 17:49 ET

National Women's Business Council Releases Provocative Piece On Economic Impact Of Women-Led Businesses

 The National Women's Business Council released a new infographic Tuesday illustrating the significant economic clout of women-led...

Aug 12, 2013, 16:59 ET

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...

Jul 10, 2013, 16:14 ET

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Honors Geri Swift With William J. Alcorn Award

 The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) honored Geri Swift, President of the Women's Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-sNJ...

Jun 17, 2013, 11:06 ET

Women Owned Businesses: Thriving, But Hampered

The following statement is being issued by Anie Borja, the Executive Director of the National Women's Business Council (NWBC): Every day women are...

Jun 12, 2013, 09:00 ET

National Women's Business Council Releases New Data Analysis Showing Women-Owned Business Thriving, But Still Facing Relevant Obstacles

Despite the difficult economic climate during the recent recession, women-owned businesses performed just as well as men-owned businesses during...

Apr 15, 2013, 14:16 ET

Donna James: An instrumental leader for increasing opportunity for women business owners

 The National Women's Business Council (NWBC), a leading independent voice for women entrepreneurs, announced today that Donna A. James will...