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Mar 03, 2015, 10:38 ET

#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...

Mar 02, 2015, 16:16 ET

Statement from the Chair of The National Women's Business Council Carla Harris on Women Owned Small Business Provisions in the NDAA

The National Women's Business Council is thrilled to see the important provision of sole source authority given to the Women Owned Small Business...

Feb 12, 2015, 15:30 ET

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Credit Union Administration Are Working Together to Increase Access to Small Dollar Loans

Last Friday, Maria Contreras-Sweet, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Debbie Matz, Board Chairman of the...

Feb 05, 2015, 16:00 ET

Working Together to Change the Business Climate for Women Entrepreneurs

In January of 2015, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) released their Annual Report which included a set of policy recommendations for...

Jan 27, 2015, 12:00 ET

Increasing the Flow of Capital to Women-led Funds; A Strategy to Increase Investment to Women Entrepreneurs

The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Investment and Innovation have joined forces to...

Jan 07, 2015, 13:11 ET
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Women's Entrepreneurship is Growing at an Unprecedented Rate; Pro-active Policy is Needed to Support and Sustain the Momentum

 According to the newly released National Women's Business Council (NWBC) Annual Report , women entrepreneurs are starting businesses at...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET

14 Women's Business Leaders Named 2015 "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)...

Dec 01, 2014, 13:00 ET

Event: From Start-up to Scale-up - Why Don't Women-owned Businesses Grow at the Same Rate as Others?

Women are the fastest growing segment of business owners – they are a crucial part of our economy, and have been instrumental to the economic...

Nov 04, 2014, 11:00 ET

Innovative Infographic Tool Kit Helps Identify Opportunities for Women Business Owners

The National Women's Business Council released research in the summer of 2014 that identified major barriers to capital for high-growth women-owned...

Oct 23, 2014, 11:30 ET

National Women's Business Council (NWBC) urges Congress to Support the Women's Small Business Ownership Act

In honor of Women's Small Business Month and the anniversary of the passage of H.R. 5050, the Women's Business Ownership Act that led the way to...

Oct 22, 2014, 16:30 ET

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

 The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) recently released new research on microbusinesses that highlights a discrepancy between men and...

Oct 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

WBENC President & CEO Pamela Prince-Eason Named To National Women's Business Council

 Pamela Prince-Eason, President and CEO of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) has been named to the National Women's...

Oct 16, 2014, 13:00 ET

The National Women's Business Council continues commitment to advocating for women business owners; appoints 3 new members to the council

The National Women's Business Council has just appointed three new women to the esteemed and diverse group of Council Members – Rosana...

Oct 06, 2014, 16:29 ET

The National Women's Business Council Celebrates Women's Small Business Month

 In the last several decades, women have made undeniable progress in starting and growing their own businesses. Every October, the National...

Sep 22, 2014, 13:30 ET

Quarterly Meeting of the National Women's Business Council

On Wednesday afternoon, the National Women's Business Council will convene for the final public meeting for fiscal year 2014. This event – An...

Aug 26, 2014, 06:00 ET

Senator Gillibrand & NWBC Chair Carla Harris on Women's Equality Day

 In recognition of Women's Equality Day, marking the 94th Anniversary today of the historic certification of the 19th amendment that granted...

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...