NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries; with chapters across the country. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource which propels women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.Learn More
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2020 NAWBO Advocacy Agenda
NAWBO’s members are diverse in many ways including size of their business, the sector they serve in, the stage of business development and personal politics.
Advocacy Town Halls
Designed to provide NAWBO chapters and members with the information and resources they need to effectively engage in public policy and advocacy.
From learning about the legislative process to tracking a bill in Congress, information that you need to better understand the inner workings of the federal government.
Provide opportunity to speak to decision makers on behalf of our members and women business owners on issues that are most important to women entrepreneurs today.
NAWBO National 116th Congress Bipartisan Advocacy Efforts includes the suppor of the Small Business’ Owners Simplication Tax Act
The National Association of Women Business Owners formed the NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development, a 501(c)3 non-profit educational foundation that seeks to provide opportunities for capacity building and organizational development for emerging and established women entrepreneurs.
NAWBO was founded in 1975 to be the first advocacy organization for all women business owners. In the beginning, there were twelve women business owners who met informally in the D.C. area to share information about federal contracts, access to capital and other issues related to their businesses.
One of NAWBO's greatest strengths is our ability to build strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations with corporate and affinity partners that help support and propel the growth and prosperity of women-owned businesses. NAWBO serves as the most effective and direct access to a community of successful women entrepreneurs.
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Bank of America has a longstanding commitment to supporting women through internal programs that support its efforts to be a best place to work and partnerships to advance women’s economic empowerment. The resources of Bank of America help business owners succeed by offering convenient interactions and comprehensive banking, credit and cash management solutions.Learn More
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Wells Fargo has a rich history of supporting women business owners and providing women access to capital and financial services. In 1995, Wells Fargo became the first financial services provider in the country to establish a national outreach and education program to help women small business owners reach their financial goals, and announced its first lending goal for women-owned businesses.Learn More