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  • It’s a Great Month for Women Entrepreneurs and Women in Politics November 13, 2012

    Hearing so many amazing women’s success stories is definitely a perk of my role at NAWBO. No two are alike, and yet they are all equally exciting.

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  • WBC2012 Was Just the Start October 22, 2012

    The theme of this year’s NAWBO® Women’s Business Conference (WBC) in Louisville, Kentucky, was START SOMETHING and wow, did we deliver! The WBC was just the start for so many women entrepreneurs who are now back in their businesses innovating, advocating, accelerating and more. 

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  • Women, Technology and the New NAWBO® App September 10, 2012

    We are surrounded by technology. We use it in the workplace to schedule meetings, track progress, launch initiatives and stay connected with clients and coworkers around the country, sometimes the world. At home, we rely on it to reach out to friends and family, stay organized and on time and access directions, information and entertainment.

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  • What’s Your WBC Experience? August 20, 2012

    It’s hard to believe it has almost been a year since I stepped into this position of NAWBO® President and CEO. In fact, it was at last year’s NAWBO® Women’s Business Conference (WBC) that I was first formally introduced to the NAWBO® community of leaders, members, sponsors and more.

    I remember feeling so energized by the warmth and excitement of everyone I met, and heartened to hear so many business success stories of how entrepreneurs had begun, grown and continued to innovate and push forward despite a challenging few years.

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  • Can Women Today "Have It All?" July 9, 2012

    Think about your life as a woman business owner. If you could “have it all” with work, family, friends and community, what would that life look like? Do you feel like you’re already there…or well on your way?

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  • Ushering in a New Generation of Women Leaders June 8, 2012

    It’s that time of year when the next generation of business and social leaders march to Pomp and Circumstance and culminate years of education with a toss of their cap. It’s time to enter the real world—one that looks very different from when most of us began our careers as future women leaders. There are more opportunities, but there are also new challenges.

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  • May Celebrates Main Street America May 11, 2012

    May is National Small Business Month—a month-long opportunity to acknowledge everything small businesses do for our country and our communities. Of the more than 6,000 women business owners that create our NAWBO® membership, 90 percent are small business owners, too. They are part of Main Street America that is 27.5 million small businesses strong. Together, these small businesses employ half of all U.S. workers, have created 65 percent of all new jobs in our country over the past 17 years and are poised to create the majority of new jobs and economic growth needed in the U.S.

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  • Opportunities to Connect, Interact and Support Women Business Owners Are Plentiful This Spring April 9, 2012

    One of the many benefits of representing the voice of women business owners is having the opportunity to connect and interact with some pretty amazing people. In late March, I was invited to a Women’s History Month reception at Vice President Joe Biden’s home.

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  • Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Mary Schnack March 12, 2012

    A little over a week ago, a sad occasion brought many of us together in Sedona, Arizona, to celebrate the life of an amazing mother, daughter, friend, mentor and inspiration to all of us who knew her: Our NAWBO® sister Mary Schnack. On February 20th, Mary lost her long battle with cancer.

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  • The Voice of Women Business Owners Provides Valuable Insight February 13, 2012

    Women business owners are in a tremendous position of power and influence as one of the fastest-growing segments of the economy. It’s no wonder political decision makers want to hear the voice of women business owners as they look to strengthen the economy, and are turning to NAWBO® for this valuable perspective.

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