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109, 2016

NAWBO Charlotte Helps Bridge the Gap Between Women Business Owners and Government Contracting Opportunities.

Screen Shot 2016-09-01 at 6.43.32 PMDiversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance…being asked to dance means that you are actually being provided the opportunity to show what you are capable of doing”, says Vernā Myers, President of The Vernā Myers Company. NAWBO Charlotte has been invited by the City of Charlotte’s Business Inclusion department to participate in the current Disparity Study Advisory Committee. We are very honored to be the only women’s business organization in the region to have a seat at the table, and help […]

408, 2015

First Lunch Meeting of NAWBO Charlotte year – Interesting…

If you  missed today’s NAWBO Charlotte meeting,  we hope you find this meeting summary interesting.  Of course, we can’t give you the networking in this blog post,  but we can at least give you some great points from today’s talk.

Kip Roth

2015-08-04 12.34.25Today’s meeting was about overcoming adversity.    As Kip stood to speak,  everyone immediately realized this would be a different speaker.

“What society thinks you can do and what you really can do are two separate things. Don’t let society hold you back.”

Kip Roth, born with arms that were joined together, […]

2807, 2015

Economic growth = women entrepreneurs

Women

So says the Kauffman Foundation, an entrepreneurship think tank that lists five ways to encourage more women to start their own businesses:

Collect gender-based statistics on entrepreneurship programs

How well are entrepreneurship programs serving women? They may […]

2807, 2015

11 Grants for Women-Owned Businesses You Need to Know About

Great article on grants for women owned businesses written by Kabbage.com and provided by Entrepreneur Magazine.  Key actionable excerpts are summarized below.  For full article, visit link provided at end.

Finding federal and state grants – Many business owners think that federal grantsmoneyclouds are just a click away. We have all seen the ads promoting free federal money to start businesses. But this is a huge misconception. While there are federal grants available in the areas of medical research, science, education and technology development, no such grants exist specifically for women-owned businesses. You […]

1206, 2015

NAWBO recognized by Congress

Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney and Marsha Blackburn Introduce Resolution Honoring the National Association of Women Business Owners

Congressional Resolution Congratulates Organization on its 40th Anniversary

 

(Washington, DC) — U.S. Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) have introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to commend the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) for “its tireless efforts and decades of support of women entrepreneurs and business owners.” H.Res.276 also congratulates NAWBO on the 40th anniversary.

“We are so grateful to Representatives Maloney and Blackburn […]

1206, 2015

A FREE year of coaching – NAWBO membership benefit!

NAWBO Has Arranged for You to Receive a Free Coaching Package Worth $2,400 from Maui Mastermind!

Forty years ago, NAWBO was founded to provide women with the support they need to grow a thriving, successful business so that, like men, they could benefit from the freedom and prosperity that business ownership can provide.

Today, more women than ever own businesses, yet many of them feel trapped by their own creation. Long hours, hectic schedules and disappointing financials plague many women-owned small businesses.

That’s not how it’s supposed to be, and because our mission is to help you […]

1006, 2015

A Few Good Women

We have plans for you!  Yes, You.  

The 2015-2016 Board is busy planning our program for next year, and we need a few good women to help on committees.  The more people that help,  the less time it takes for all.   This work positions you for a future board role if desired, helps you make contacts easily in the group, and helps you leverage your best skills and showcase your originality in your work!   Summer is a great time for dreaming – so dream some dreams for NAWBO, and reap the rewards this fall.   Get involved now […]

2404, 2015

Save your Friends $50 on NAWBO Membership!

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THERE’S STILL TIME! YOUR FRIENDS CAN JOIN NAWBO DURING OUR SPRING MEMBERSHIP DRIVE TO POWER THEIR BUSINESS, LIFESTYLE AND COMMUNITY.  

THEY WILL SAVE $50 ON THEIR TOTAL MEMBERSHIP!

SHARE THIS POST TO LET THEM KNOW.

“Get a seat at the table or build your own table, and make sure to include other women at that table.”—NAWBO Founding President Susan Hagar

NAWBO was founded 40 years ago (yes, 2015 is a milestone anniversary for us!) to remove obstacles and create opportunities […]

1504, 2015

Finalists for NAWBO awards announced!

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NAWBO Charlotte’s Business Owner award winners represent two of the successful 42,000 women-owned businesses in the Charlotte area.  Winners will be announced at the May 5 Gala.  Join Us!
The NAWBO Charlotte Rising Star Award is presented to a member who has demonstrated entrepreneurial creativity and determination in successfully managing a business that is less than five years old.

The finalists for the NAWBO Charlotte Rising Star Award are:

  • Jennifer Buzek, Agency Owner, CoSaint Insurance – Jennifer Buzek has spent more than 18 years as […]
104, 2015

Community Leadership Awards for 2015 Announced!

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The Community Leadership Awards are presented annually to members of the community who have made outstanding achievements in support of women and women business owners.  This year’s winners will be the featured speakers at the Gala event on May 5, to share their leadership and business wisdom.

 

Jennifer GuthrieJennifer Guthrie, Owner & CEO, In-Flight Crew Connections earns the Business Leader Award , presented to an established member of the business community who serves as a motivating […]