October is National Women's Small Business Month

03 Oct 2016 11:38 AM | Beth Doria (Administrator)

Did you know that October is National Women's Small Business Month?

“Women’s Small Business Month is a great time to highlight the advancements made by women in business and celebrate women business owners,” says Amanda Brown, Executive Director of the NWBC.

The NWBC was founded in 1988 with the passing of H.R. 5050 the Women’s Business Ownership Act in an effort to eliminate discriminatory lending practices. Today, the NWBC advises the White House, Congress and the Small ...Business Association on issues relevant to women business owners – with a critical focus on how to alleviate the obstacles faced by both women business owners and women trying to start their own businesses.

To learn more: https://www.nwbc.gov/