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President’s Message | June 2022

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members & Friends, NAWBO Silicon Valley is nearing the end of the 2021-2022 fiscal year this month and we are thrilled to report on our accomplishments. As a result of our membership survey, our members indicated they are looking for both in-person and virtual networking events for collaboration, camaraderie, business development and opportunities. Working with the CDC guidelines, our robust programming included: The NAWBO Silicon Valley [...]

2022-07-13T15:26:42-07:00Jun 10, 2022|

President’s Message | May 2022

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members & Friends, “Women seeking to start their own businesses still struggle to access the capital they need. Not only do many entrepreneurs lack access to networks of equity investors and venture capital, but they also receive less than 6 percent of bank loans—even though 43 percent of SMEs are led by women. What steps are financial institutions taking to support women entrepreneurs? Are there new [...]

2022-07-13T15:27:21-07:00May 20, 2022|

President’s Message | April 2022

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members & Friends, Spring has arrived and we are delighted to resume our in-person events. Our Membership Drive Mixer last month was buzzing, and we welcomed 5new members. I am a firm believer in enriching your mind and soul by meeting new people. I would like to thank my new friends Maggie, Savita, and Hung of Rotary 5170 for the invitation to attend their inaugural International [...]

2022-05-02T15:29:08-07:00Apr 14, 2022|

President’s Message | March 2022

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members & Friends, March is Woman’s History Month, we reflect on the achievements of women who paved the way for others like the United States Mint in their launch of the new American Women Quarters Program, a new four-year coin program honoring the historic contributions of twenty trailblazing American women. Beginning in 2022 and continuing through 2025, the series will feature five notable female pioneers per [...]

2022-03-09T10:34:02-08:00Mar 5, 2022|

Spring Membership Drive 2022

There are so many reasons why women business owners would want to join our NAWBO community of women business owners and supporters and there’s never been a better time— as we kick off our Spring 2022 Membership Drive, which runs March 1-April 30. Are you thinking about joining or know someone interested in NAWBO? Invite then to one of our webinars where they can learn about the benefits of belonging [...]

2022-03-01T20:11:07-08:00Mar 1, 2022|

President’s Message | February 2022

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members & Friends, It's Black History Month. Every February, we honor the contributions and sacrifices of African Americans who have helped shape the nation. Black History Month celebrates the rich cultural heritage, triumphs and adversities that are an indelible part of our country's history. While Black History Month is the quintessential time of year to center black voices, that effort shouldn't start and end in February. Black [...]

2022-02-15T14:20:50-08:00Feb 15, 2022|

President’s Message | January 2022

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members & Friends, Our lives and how we view the world have been forever altered these past two years, but we continue to persevere and approach challenges head on by creating opportunities for growth. 2022 is the Year of the Tiger and by implementing its meaning to our daily lives we too are courageous, enthusiastic, generous, self-confident with a sense of justice, and with a commitment [...]

2022-01-13T10:54:22-08:00Jan 3, 2022|

President’s Message | December 2021

Did you know? NAWBO Silicon Valley and NAWBO not only have local and national events, but we also have international as well. Peek at our international affiliates and their in-person events here. Have a suggestion for a program? Let us know by contacting us today. NAWBO Silicon Valley is a volunteer organization dedicated to meeting the needs of our members, affiliates, and corporate partners. Together we make a difference.Be a part of [...]

2022-01-13T10:55:09-08:00Dec 10, 2021|

President’s Message | November 2021

National Gratitude Month in November encourages us to embrace the power of gratitude. Research has shown that gratitude can enhance our moods, decrease stress, and drastically improve our overall level of health and well being. This month we give thanks to our corporate partners for their continued support throughout the year, and to our members for their dedication and participation with NAWBO Silicon Valley. Personally, I am grateful for my [...]

2021-11-10T12:04:15-08:00Nov 10, 2021|

President’s Message | October 2021

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members & Friends, FALL is here, my most favorite time of the year. Enjoy the last bit of warm weather, relish our golden hills of California, and the many vineyards embellished with vibrant colors. Last month we had our inaugural Revitalize “Business Time Out” in Santa Cruz. It was fun and refreshing and we enjoyed a casual lunch on the beach and a relaxing stroll through [...]

2021-10-11T14:06:54-07:00Oct 11, 2021|