News from the President
President & Digital Marketing Specialist
Welcome to the 2017/2018 year for NAWBO NYC! The new board and I are so excited to continue building upon the important work of NAWBO NYC! First – I encourage you to join us for the exciting journey ahead! We encourage anyone who hasn’t become a member yet to sign up now and enjoy our member benefits. We also invite you to submit your interest in becoming a volunteer or Chair for a NAWBO NYC Committee. It’s a great decision to become more involved. We look forward to getting to know you better as a member of the NAWBO NYC community.
On Tuesday, June 6th NAWBO NYC joined a coalition of organizations in the first ever M/WBE Coalition Day. As leaders of the small business community, we met with members of our NY State Assembly and NY State Senate to advocate for legislation that will advance opportunity for NY women-owned businesses. Some of the legislation supported […]
Last week, the Women’s Bureau announced the availability of nearly $1.3 million in grant funds to boost women’s participation and success in skilled jobs. The WANTO Technical Assistance Grant Program is designed to help employers and labor unions recruit, train and retain women in apprenticeship and nontraditional occupations. This year, grant funds will be awarded […]
by Patricia Tagle For the first time in at least a decade, NAWBO NYC embarks on a 5-year strategic planning process to help guide the growth of the chapter and its impact both politically and economically for women business owners in and around NYC. Organized by our incoming President, Maisha Walker and led by outgoing […]