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  • National Association of Women Business Owners Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    (Washington, DC, January 8, 2015) – The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is celebrating the organization’s 40th Anniversary in 2015. The organization was founded in 1975 by a group of women entrepreneurs who joined together to remove obstacles and create opportunities for other women entrepreneurs across the country. Today, NAWBO boasts 5,000 members and 60 chapters nationwide and is the only member organization representing women entrepreneurs in all sectors, sizes and through the various stages of their business development.

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  • National Association of Women Business Owners Joins Vision 2020 as National Ally

    (Washington, DC, December 4, 2012) – The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is proud to announce they have joined Vision 2020 as a National Ally. Vision 2020 is a coalition of individuals and organizations united in the commitment to achieve economic, political and social equality for women and girls by the year 2020, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that granted women the right to vote.

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  • National Association of Women Business Owners Celebrates Success of Congressional Endorsement Campaign

    (Washington, DC, November 7, 2014) – The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is celebrating the success of its recent Congressional Endorsement Program. NAWBO lent its endorsement to 17 candidates for federal office this year and 16 of them have been elected to date, accounting for a 94% success rate. Candidates were selected solely on the basis of whether they had an entrepreneurial background or a strong legislative track record demonstrating their support for small business owners.

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  • NAWBO® Joins National Cybersecurity Efforts

    (Washington, D.C., October 29, 2014) Understanding the importance of cybersecurity, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) joined the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Stop.Think.Connect.TM Campaign, a national public awareness effort to empower the American public to be more vigilant about practicing safer online behavior.

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  • NAWBO® Installs 2014-2015 Board of Directors

    (Washington, D.C., July 10, 2014) The National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO) is proud to announce its 2014-2015 Board of Directors. The board is comprised of a dynamic and diverse group of women who will continue the efforts of NAWBO to propel women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.

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  • NAWBO® and Bank of America Take Relationship to Next Level

    (Washington, D.C., June 3, 2014) The National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO) and Bank of America are proud to announce that the two organizations have taken their relationship to the next level, benefiting women entrepreneurs nationwide with valuable financial advice and resources to grow their businesses.

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  • NAWBO® Announces Small Business Week Video Competition

    (Washington, D.C., April 1, 2014) The National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO) is kicking off a competition aimed at highlighting the tremendous contribution women small business owners make to the nation’s economy. For the next month, during their “No Small Thing” contest, NAWBO will be accepting submissions from women small business owners who wish to highlight in a 2-minute or less video the one thing that’s contributed most to their success as a small business.

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  • Women Business Owners Universally Optimistic About 2014 Business Outlook, Plan to Invest More in Social Media and Mobile Presence, Finds Report by NAWBO, Web.com

    (Washington, D.C., March 12, 2014) – Nearly nine out of 10 women business owners (87 percent) are optimistic about their business’ economic outlook this year, a 12 percent increase over 2013, finds the 2014 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report commissioned by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: WWWW).

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  • NAWBO: Women’s Procurement Program Equalization Act of 2013

    (Washington, D.C., March 3, 2014) – The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is expressing their support of a mark-up scheduled this week on H.R. 2432, “Women’s Procurement Program Equalization Act of 2013.” The legislation, sponsored by Representative Velazquez (D-NY), seeks to amend the Small Business Act with respect to the procurement program for women-owned small business concerns.

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  • National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO®) Issues Statement on November Jobs Report

    (Washington, DC, December 6, 2013) — The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO®) issued the following statement in reaction to today’s November Jobs Report: “This morning’s jobs report release shows signs of hope as our country’s economy continues to recover. We must take into account that this first full report since the government shutdown includes government employees returning to work and that 11 million of our fellow Americans are still unemployed. That is what motivates our NAWBO members and chapters all across this country to encourage women to expand and grow their businesses by providing the resources and education they need to succeed..."

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