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Despite major inroads over the years, access to capital remains one of the greatest barriers for women trying to launch, scale and grow their businesses, which means opportunities for all of us to continue to speak up, reach out, educate and innovate to make a...

An American fitness industry entrepreneur once said, “Get comfortable being uncomfortable, that’s how you break the plateau and reach the next level.” As women entrepreneurs, we are always thinking about our “next level.” For some, it might mean taking out a loan to start your business,...

We are fortunate that the modern workplace has opened new doors and changed how we think about when and where work is done. This makes all the difference in the world for employees navigating trying times and for employers who want to help themthrough times of need.   Regrettably, workplace...

“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...

The NAWBO NYC board was recently honored to host delegates from the French women business owners organization FCE – Les Femme Chefs d’Enterprise. It was a clear, beautiful night in New York City, perfect for cocktails and conversation between the business women from New York and...

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...

The Public Policy 101 Series is designed to provide NAWBO chapters and members with the information and resources they need to effectively engage in public policy and advocacy. It is our hope that this step-by-step series will guide you through the process of preparing and...

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