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  • “NAWBO is a great organization for women entrepreneurs that provides an outlet for women business owners across the country to share their creativity an inspire and support each other in their pursuits.”

    Katrina Markoff

    Founder, CEO and Chocolatier of Vosges Haut Chocolat and Wild Ophelia

  • "I am fortunate to be a woman in America who was given the opportunity to achieve her dream. I want women everywhere to have that same opportunity and am pleased to work with the NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development to increase opportunities for women entrepreneurs."

    Sara Blakely

    Spanx founder and head of The Sara Blakely Foundation

  • "...We worked hard to position the emergence of women business owners as a growing segment of the women's movement and to develop the organizational base and structural guidelines for a national association. "

    Susan Hager

    Founding NAWBO National President

NAWBO-LA
Board of Directors

President
Jessica Kirchner Flores
Impact Sciences
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Immediate Past President
Schenae Rourk
Redwood Resources
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Treasurer
Martha Lira
Impact Sciences
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Vice President, Membership
Katherine Chrisman
Park Lane Jewelry
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Chair, Membership
Margaret Hernandez Brown
SocializeLA
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Vice President, Programming 
Carmen Torres
My HR Specialist
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New Media and Technology Chair
Robinne Burrell
Redflight Innovation
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Hilary Lentini
Lentini Design & Marketing, Inc.
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NAWBO-LA Foundation
Board of Directors

Chair
Madelyn Alfano 
Maria's Italian Kitchen

Ethy Vallejo
Union Bank

Katherine Sarris
Bank of America

Kecia Washington
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Lena Hines
Ernst & Young

Michael Herrera
Southern California Edison

Melinda Yee Franklin
United

Mara Curtis
Reed Smith 

Yolanda Padilla
Southern California Gas Company

Alev Lewis
Acacia Wealth Advisors

Lydia McGee
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California


NAWBO-LA Leadership Advisory
Board of Directors

Bonnie Hill
B. Hill Enterprises
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Renee Fraser
Fraser Communications
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Miriam Long
Metro Los Angeles
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Pat Watts
FCI Management, Inc.
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John Tabis
The Bouqs
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Rubina Chaudhary
MARRS Services, Inc
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Vijay K. Sharma
Sharma Global Consulting, LLC 
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