• 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 […]

  • NAWBO-NYC President Honored by New York Business Journal

    The New York Business Journal honored Jane Wesman, President of NAWBO-NYC and head of Jane Wesman Public Relations, as a “Women of Influence” during its awards luncheon on January 22, 2015. The New York Business Journal

  • Women business owners are optimistic about 2015

    Doing something they’re passionate about is the key driver for women who start their own businesses, cited by 92% of those surveyed by NAWBO and Being their own boss and having higher earning potential followed, while flexibility and family were at the bottom of the list. The study found that 93% of women entrepreneurs […]

  • Co-working space with day care could bring women back to work

    Entrepreneur Glaucia Martin-Porath is working to create a co-working space for mothers that offers on-site day care, a game changer for the more than 100 women who expressed interest in the concept. Co-working spaces are growing in popularity across the country, and one location in San Diego, called Hera Hub, also focuses on women business […]