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  • NAWBO® Celebrates Its Role in Women’s History March 18, 2011

    This Women’s History Month reminds us of how far we’ve come and how much more we can accomplish as we network, share resources and support one another. You’ll read about what thought leaders are saying and how women around the world are celebrating in this month’s Focus.

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  • Women and the Changing Landscape March 4, 2011

    With continued unrest and change in government leadership around the world—as most recently seen in Egypt—new opportunities and the potential to alter history as we know it abound. Although times are uncertain, citizens around the world wait with bated breath to see positive change take hold. Change is the key to opening the door to future opportunities and building a legacy for the next generation.

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  • President’s Day: An Excellent Time to Reflect on Our Own Leadership as Women Entrepreneurs February 18, 2011

    President’s Day honors not only Presidents Washington and Lincoln for their February birthdays, but also all U.S. presidents. At NAWBO®, we believe it is also a great time to reflect on women entrepreneurs and what makes us unique as leaders of our own organizations.

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  • Celebrating History & Opportunity February 7, 2011

    Black History Month celebrates progress that has been made by and for African-Americans in the social and economic spheres. Yet it also brings to light the opportunities that still remain even in these contemporary times.

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  • Celebrating Diversity Makes Us All Stronger January 17, 2011

    Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King Day, it’s amazing to think how the “I have a dream” speech has found new relevance today as our nation strives to find true equality in race, sex, religion, sexual orientation and even political differences. As we approach Black History Month in February, it is important as women business owners to recognize diversity in the workplace and address unresolved misconceptions and tensions that may still be present even during contemporary times.

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  • Take Your Next Step With Solid Footing January 3, 2011

    A new year is synonymous with new opportunities. This includes new opportunities to increase business competitiveness and local or international growth. With this in mind, NAWBO knows that one of the greatest challenges women business owners face in today’s market is growing from Point A to Point B. New and innovative tactics are necessary for continuous improvement—to propel a business from survival to success.

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  • In the Midst of it All December 6, 2010

    There is always so much to do in December. Between year-end reporting and bookkeeping, completing projects and planning company celebrations, we all have a lot going on—and those are just our work obligations. Factor in the personal shopping, gift buying and gatherings so many of us do for our families, December is a hectic month. Regardless of that fact, it’s the perfect time to think about the year ahead and plan for your business. A new year gives us a fresh start to reach for our goals and prosper.

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  • New Congress Should Focus on Federal Contracting for Women November 15, 2010

    Last week NAWBO was at the table when business leaders representing a broad spectrum of constituencies held a post-election briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to discuss the mid-term election results and how the new Congress will impact entrepreneurs.

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  • The Ongoing Need for Focusing on Advocacy October 29, 2010

    This month, politics and the impact they have on business are top of mind for us all. Every two years, as we listen to political debates, campaigns and plans, we’re reminded of the political process’ importance. During these times, women business owners face significant impacts on their businesses and this election is no exception. Still, regardless of this election’s outcomes, the process doesn’t end. That’s the beauty of our system and one of the many reasons why NAWBO is continuously working on behalf of women business owners.

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  • The Roadmap to 2020 and The Missing Middle September 29, 2010

    As one of the most known organizations for women, we have some exciting opportunities here at NAWBO. Each day they present themselves and offer us a real chance to make a difference in the community around us—both for women and business owners at large. Recently, we had the opportunity to weigh in on an action plan that I personally believe will lead to exponential revenue growth and job creation among women's businesses over the next decade. It’s an exciting time for us all.

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