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  • NAWBO 2017 Albany MWBE Advocacy – June 6th

    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 […]

  • New Funding to Support Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations

    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 […]

  • NAWBO 2017 Initial Strategic Meeting – June 13th

    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 […]

  • NAWBO 2017 Board of Directors Installation

    by Meredith LeJeune On Monday evening, June 12th, NAWBO NYC members and friends came together to celebrate the outgoing board members and officers, while celebrating the new board and officers, including 2017-2019 Chapter President, Maisha Walker. “NAWBO NYC supports women business owners through increasingly relevant and unique content, education, marketplace visibility and legislative advocacy,” said Walker. […]

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    Tips & Strategies for Small Business Owners to Survive Tax Season

    By Sharon Miller, Head of Small Business at Bank of America. A new year brings a new tax season. April 18th is only a few weeks away – D-Day for many small business owners who are filing taxes. Whether you are a sole proprietor an individual running an organized business entity, filing taxes can be […]

  • Seven Lies Women Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Believing

    We all know that the number of women at the top levels of business is a fraction of what it should be. Women currently hold 4.4 percent of CEO positions at S&P 500 companies. Only 6 percent of partners in venture capital firms are women, and only 2.7 percent of companies funded by venture capital […]

  • 4 Trends Will Make 2016 A Breakout Year For Women Entrepreneurs

    Women make up the fastest-growing segment of business owners in the United States today. That doesn’t mean success is a given, however. In comparison to their male counterparts, women tend to have smaller companies with less revenue and fewer employees, as noted in Fast Company magazine recently. The good news is that years of incremental advancements […]

  • Online crowdfunding is fruitful for women-led firms

    Female entrepreneurs might not be raising as much venture capital as their male counterparts, but they are succeeding at online equity crowdfunding and becoming more prominent in startup incubator programs. Read more…  

  • Get Ready for the Exponential Age

    Mobile technology has spread rapidly in recent years, and billions more devices are likely to come online in the future, writes Carol Realini, an entrepreneur and World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.

  • Women entrepreneurs happier, better paid than non-entrepreneurs

    It might be a long road getting there, but once women are running their own businesses, they’re happier than ever. There’s a lot being said out there about the state of women in this country. The gender gap is alive and well when it comes to salary, confidence, happiness, and the number of women in […]