There’s something so exciting about the start of a new year. For a business owner, there’s no time quite like it to reflect on how far you’ve come already and where you want to go in the 365 days that lie ahead. It’s a new...

Your voice has been heard! Announcement from our national VP External Affairs, Joy Lutes: IRS issues guidance on Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes on business expense deductions for meals, entertainment HUGE Thank you to Kathy Kildow Warnick, Sandra Clitter, Michele Schina and all NAWBO members who brought...

When I saw that the September issue of NAWBO ONE was about certification—a topic very close to my entrepreneurial heart—you can imagine my excitement. I’ve spent years working on different sides of the government contracting arena where certification is key, first in a federal practice of a large...

“You can do anything you decide to do.” —Amelia Earhart A flight instructor once said the big difference between male and female students is that male students almost always need to get their skill level up to their confidence level, while female students inevitably need to get...

As women business owners, we often wear a lot of hats—from CEO to HR Manager to Vice President of Sales. And then of course, there’s that one hat we all have to reluctantly put on from time to time—head of legal. For a lot of small...

This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most game-changing pieces of legislation for women business owners: H.R. 5050, also known as the Women’s Business Ownership Act that was signed into law on October 25, 1988 by then-President Ronald Reagan. As I sat down to...

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...

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...

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