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President’s Message | September 2020

Being a part of an organization that represents a unified voice of over 10 million women-owned businesses is an immense support to our community of women business owners, which includes my business and your business as well.

2020-09-08T09:45:11-07:00Sep 8, 2020|

Employee Appreciation Gift Idea

Submitted by Tracy Gordon Proforma Concepts Unlimited Every year, my client and I come up with ideas for a branded Employee Appreciation gift to distribute throughout their offices. We've done numerous items over the years including logoed blender bottles for shakes, lunch box containers, t-shirts, tumblers, etc. I was wondering what we could do this year, during Covid-19, while so many employees are working remotely. My client and her committee [...]

2020-09-08T09:34:12-07:00Sep 8, 2020|

Focus on the User Experience, Rather than the Content When Designing Online Courses

Submitted by Kathryn L Fortin Many schools, universities, companies, and organizations are attempting to quickly shift from classroom training to online. They’re trying to adapt their classroom education materials for online learning. But not all of these organizations employ or rely on instructional designers. It’s natural for instructional designers to think about how students process information during online training programs. But not all trainers or instructors consider this important factor. Many [...]

2020-09-08T09:26:27-07:00Sep 8, 2020|

President’s Message | August 2020

Being a part of an organization that represents a unified voice of over 10 million women-owned businesses is an immense support to our community of women business owners, which includes my business and your business as well.

2020-08-07T09:42:00-07:00Aug 7, 2020|

Preserving The Arts For Future Generations

Submitted by Katherine Winkelman Italian ceramic pottery is referred to as Maiolica because painted pottery to arrive in Italy during Roman times came from Spain through the island of Mallorca before the 15th century. Down the road from Rome boasting the finest terracotta in the land was a small village, Deruta, in the province of Umbria not far from Perugia a bustling Roman city. Since the mid 1400’s pottery has [...]

2020-08-07T09:18:00-07:00Aug 7, 2020|

Beyond California: Notice at Collection Requirements for Businesses Across the United States

Submitted by Sari Ratican, Marina Gatto & Saroop Sandhu In response to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), many businesses have recently had to implement additional consumer-facing disclosures to meet the requirement that covered businesses provide notice to consumers “at or before the point of collection” of personal information, as to the categories of information to be collected and the purposes for which it will be used. Cal. Civ. Code [...]

2020-08-07T09:38:42-07:00Aug 7, 2020|

President’s Message | July 2020

We started our fiscal year with a vision to renew, refresh and reinvigorate our chapter. Due to our hard work and efforts, we did it! We put forth some fantastic events such as the “Fashion Disruptors” and “Women in Sports: Changing the Game”, collaborating with inspiring entrepreneurs such as Taylor Jay, Dr. Joan Oloff and Toni Julian, along with U.S. Olympic celebrities, Kristi Yamaguchi and Brandi Chastain. Because of COVID-19, [...]

2020-07-01T16:25:57-07:00Jul 1, 2020|

President’s Message | June 2020

Summer is almost here! At this time, we would normally be excited about vacationing in Hawaii or taking a trip to explore an exotic destination. Now, with over 60 days of Shelter in Place, all we can hope for is some normalcy in our daily lives and the reopening of our businesses. At NAWBO Silicon Valley, we hear your concerns and are here to help. Since March 17th, we have [...]

2020-07-01T16:00:15-07:00Jun 8, 2020|

President’s Message | May 2020

Dear Members: As we enter May, we look forward to the slow recovery and reopening of our businesses! During this COVID-19 pandemic, we learned how to cope with a new normal – 6’ social distancing, constant washing of our hands, self-care, and wearing face masks. Eventually, we will all be ready to open our businesses, based on the CDC guidelines, to help open our economy. Our NAWBO National Institute has [...]

2020-05-06T10:48:02-07:00May 6, 2020|

President’s Message | April 2020

Dear Members: We hope you and your family are staying healthy and safe! Our current situation with COVID-19 has presented us with many new challenges and concerns. As long as we can remain united in our efforts to do our part in social distancing, washing our hands, and self-care, we will eventually be able to go back to business as usual to help build a stronger and better economy together. [...]

2020-04-09T10:53:40-07:00Apr 9, 2020|