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About NAWBO

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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

About NAWBO - Salt Lake City (NAWBO - SLC)

Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. Our goals are centered around:

1. Helping our community of Women Business Owners create more wealth and economic stability within their companies and communities.

2. Improving the business culture and community to work more efficiently with Women Owned Businesses.

3. Strengthen our member’s partnership capabilities with other businesses embracing the “Together Everyone Accomplishes More” philosophy.

4. Helping our membership become an influential force and the face of good business throughout the State of Utah.

The Salt Lake City Chapter of NAWBO has been providing a strong voice and vision for women entrepreneurs and business owners since 1992, and previously to 1980 when the organization was known as UAWBO. We are one of 65 chapters nationwide affiliated with the National Association of Women Business Owners. Give your business a boost by JOINING us today.

A 2004 study by the Center for Women’s Research named Utah the number one state in the country in the percentage growth of women­owned businesses. Utah is home to 102,194 women­owned businesses that generate $23 billion in sales and employ 217,260 people.

Today NAWBO - SLC represents women business owners in a broad spectrum of endeavors from interior design, marketing, and customized web­based services to restoration, power sweeping, and non­traditional industries such as engineering and construction. Learn how NAWBO/SLC can benefit you.