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New Research Finds Previous Industry Experience - not Start-up - has Greater Impact on Firm Survival

 The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) has released new research on women's access to capital and the factors involved in business...

Aug 20, 2015, 11:32 ET

Michelle Munson, CEO of Aspera, an IBM Company, to Keynote 8th Annual Women Tech Awards

 The Women Tech Council is pleased to announce that Michelle Munson, CEO of Aspera, will address the 8th annual Women Tech Awards.  The...

Aug 19, 2015, 16:25 ET

The National Women's Business Council Hosts Panel Discussion on the Gender Gap in Venture Capital

 Women's entrepreneurship and, specifically, high growth women's entrepreneurship has seen remarkable progress in the last decade. According to...

Aug 14, 2015, 10:29 ET

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...

Aug 13, 2015, 16:24 ET

New Research: Structural differences exist between men's and women's social networks

The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) has released a study that found key structural differences between women's and men's social networks....

Aug 07, 2015, 09:40 ET

The National Women's Business Council Thanks the White House for Hosting Inaugural Demo Day

Entrepreneurship and, specifically, high growth entrepreneurship in the technology sector and beyond, has seen tremendous growth in the last...

Aug 06, 2015, 08:00 ET
Wall Street Guru and Brand Analyst Liz Dunn Tapped as Keynote During 2015 GWBC POP Marketplace Conference Aug. 18-19

The Greater Women's Business Council Announces Its National Line Up Of Speakers for the Most Influential Women's Business Conference In The Southeast; Brand Analyst and Wall Street Guru Liz Dunn Joins As Keynote

You may know her from her 20 years' experience as a Wall Street guru for branded product companies and helping to guide investment decisions...

Jul 07, 2015, 15:58 ET

Women Tech Council Announces 2015 Award Finalists

 The Women Tech Council (WTC) will host its Eighth Annual Women Tech Awards Luncheon on September 22, 2015, honoring 16 women in the technology...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:00 ET

WBENC and Shell Invest in Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs

 The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is proud to announce the 2015 student entrepreneur cohort selected from 14...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:38 ET

Event: Women's Entrepreneurship on the Rise - Austin and Beyond

When the founders of Monkey Mat, Christie Barany and Courtney Turich, met they never dreamed their innovative solution for new moms – would...

May 07, 2015, 11:30 ET

Comment from the National Women's Business Council on the SBA's WOSB Contracting Program Update

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced their plans to expedite the implementation of the sole source authority provision in the...

May 05, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Women's Business Enterprise National Council Presents 2015 National Conference & Business Fair In Austin, Texas -- June 23-25

 The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will convene over 3,500 executives from the nation's leading corporations, government...

Apr 29, 2015, 15:52 ET

#HerOwnBoss: Celebrating America's Women-owned Small Businesses

Small businesses have long been an important foundation for regional economies by producing necessary goods and services, job opportunities and...

Apr 16, 2015, 10:30 ET

The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) Welcomes Deborah Rosado Shaw to Esteemed Group of Women Business Leaders

The National Women's Business Council is pleased to welcome Deborah Rosado Shaw as a new member for a three-year appointment. Based in New Jersey,...

Mar 16, 2015, 13:13 ET

The Council Welcomes Marsha Firestone, Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Organization

Today, the National Women's Business Council is welcoming Marsha Firestone. She will serve as the representative of Women Presidents' Organization....

Mar 12, 2015, 12:30 ET
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The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Applauds Walmart as First Corporate Leader to Feature Women Owned Logo Products

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is proud to celebrate Walmart as the first retailer to feature Women Owned Business (WOB)...

Mar 11, 2015, 10:54 ET

Event: How Women Entrepreneurs are Revitalizing America

 Through their research, the NWBC has found that new businesses are an important bedrock of a thriving economy and have in recent years shown...

Mar 06, 2015, 09:00 ET

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

In concert with Women's History Month, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) today announced the 16th annual list of America's...

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...