Statistically, women, racial minorities, and low-income earners are underrepresented among inventors and patent holders. The bi-partisan legislation sets out to understand and address the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the patent process and to identify best practices to close the gaps in patent rates for...

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...

NAWBO National Issue Councils Accepting New Members We use the NAWBO National Issue Councils to highlight the depth and diversity of our members, like you. When we are able to couple your business expertise with NAWBO National’s long-standing reputation as a bipartisan organization of policy experts...

Whether it’s print or digital marketing, social media or public relations, a remarkable number of studies that have been conducted in recent years indicate women marketers outperform men. As one male marketing executive who teaches brand management to MBA students says, “To put it bluntly,...

NAWBO has continued to represent the issues and concerns of small and women-owned businesses at the national and state levels. Through Congressional testimony, public policy conferences and member education, NAWBO has been at the forefront of advocacy on behalf of women business owners and the issues...

NAWBO National is pleased to be part of a coalition that has been advocating for a White House Conference on Small Business.  The last such conference was held in 1995.  We have heard from many NAWBO members who attended previous conferences that they were very...

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” —Malala Yousafzai If one woman speaking out on a cause or issue she cares about can create an impact, imagine the power of more than 100 women’s voices when NAWBO National recently headed to Capitol Hill...

(Los Angeles, CA - June 28, 2018) As the founder of a successful small business, I’m a strong believer that cultivating the right work environment is not just important, but essential to the long-term viability and growth of any business endeavor. Ultimately, it comes down to...

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