august, 2022

04aug6:00 pm7:00 pmNAWBO NYC's Know Your Elected Officials PodcastNAWBO NYC's Know Your Elected Officials' Podcast -- Connecting Women Business Owners with Their Electeds and vice versa!

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NAWBO NYC’s Know Your Elected Officials’ Podcast — Connecting Women Business Owners with Their Electeds and vice versa!

NAWBO NYC’s Know Your Elected Officials” podcast is a 1-hour, interactive conversation where women leaders get to know their elected representatives …and our elected officials get to know us, too!

Tune in as our representatives share about their personal journeys as well as their thoughts on issues that impact the women-owned business community.

NAWBO NYC members hail from NYC as well as surrounding areas, including New Jersey and Westchester County, NY. Join us this month as we connect with U.S. Congressman Jamaal Bowman, Ed.D. (NY-16).

Congressman Jamaal Bowman, Ed.D., represents New York’s 16th District, which includes the Northern Bronx and parts of Westchester County, including Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Mount Vernon. Rep. Bowman was born and raised in New York City, spending his early years in public housing and rent-controlled apartments. He was raised by his mother, who supported them with her post office worker’s salary. After graduating from the University of New Haven, Rep. Bowman began his career as a crisis intervention teacher in a Bronx public school and went on to earn a master’s degree in guidance counseling from Mercy College and a doctorate in education from Manhattanville College. In 2009, he went on to found Cornerstone Academy for Social Action (CASA), a Bronx middle school focused on unlocking the natural brilliance of all children through a holistic curriculum, where he served as principal for a decade. Bowman lives in Yonkers, New York, with his wife and 3 beautiful children.

Congressman Bowman currently serves as the

  • Vice Chair of the House Committee on Education and Labor
  • Chair of the Subcommittee on Energy (within the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology) and
  • Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Taskforce on Education, Labor, and Small Business.

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