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President’s Message – June 2017

Dear Members, As I write this I am frantically preparing to leave on a much needed vacation. But, before I go I wanted to let you know about something exciting. We have a new website! Go check it out at nawbo-sv.org. This beautiful new representation of our chapter has been a long time coming. So we hope you like it as much as we do. The new site is modern, [...]

2017-06-08T17:31:11+00:00 Jun 6, 2017|

What’s New in Public Policy

From Vandana Agrawal NAWBO Silicon Valley Public Policy Director This year's National Advocacy Day will be Tuesday, June 13.  I hope you will consider joining us for what promises to be the best experience yet as we continue to strengthen and expand our role in the advocacy arena of Washington D.C.   We have saved your seat at the table where decisions are made so please plan to show up to represent yourself, your employees and your fellow women [...]

2017-05-01T23:13:49+00:00 Apr 13, 2017|

Silicon Valley Business Journal Mentoring Monday

NAWBO-SILICON VALLEY was well represented at the Silicon Valley Business Journal Mentoring Monday event held on April 3 at Villa Regusa in Campbell. Not only did we have a display table where our executive administrator, Marit Fox, was able to talk about NAWBO to several visitors but Monika Miles and Maxine Goulding were mentors.    

2017-05-01T23:09:39+00:00 Apr 13, 2017|

President’s Message – April 2017

Dear NAWBO Members and Friends, When I first became a member of NAWBO almost 13 years ago, I was a new business owner, looking for a place to meet with and learn from other entrepreneurs.  Looking back, I was probably hoping to find a mentor or two in the process.  I've certainly received more than I bargained for.  Over the years, I've received moral support, found wonderful service providers, made [...]

2017-05-01T22:39:52+00:00 Apr 13, 2017|

President’s Message – March 2017

Dear NAWBO Members and Friends, If you attended our Crystal Chair Awards Gala in February, I hope you enjoyed the elegance and camaraderie of this gala event to celebrate women business owners in Silicon Valley. The evening was the culmination of much planning, teamwork and dedication to excellence. Sounds a little bit like what we women business owners do every day in our businesses! It was about celebrating the history [...]

2017-05-01T10:43:14+00:00 Mar 5, 2017|

President’s Message – December 2016

Happy Holiday season to you and yours! This time of year always seems to be incredibly hectic!  We’re shopping for gifts, decorating our homes and attending many holiday parties.  Oh, and never mind that as women business owners we are also still running our businesses, trying to finalize year end projects, and sending out client gifts and cards. Our NAWBO board has been working very hard this year to deliver [...]

2017-05-01T10:47:11+00:00 Dec 1, 2016|

President’s Message – September 2016

Dear NAWBO-Silicon Valley Members & Friends, Our leadership group has asked me to serve another year, and I’m excited to do so. Thank you for the opportunity to lead this wonderful organization again in the upcoming year, which began on July 1. Thank you to outgoing Program Director, Beatrice Schultz for her fabulous service this year in creating our wonderful programs. And please help me in welcoming to the Board [...]

2017-05-01T10:43:26+00:00 Sep 1, 2016|

President’s Message – April 2016

Dear Members and Friends of NAWBO-SV, Much is happening in NAWBO National, NAWBO California and NAWBO Silicon Valley along with other Chapters. Last month several of our NAWBO-SV members participated in the Bizwomen: Mentoring Monday, hosted by the Silicon Valley Business Journal at Villa Regusa in Campbell. This event was the first of its kind and the beginning of an annual tradition that brings women together in a casual, fast-paced [...]

2017-05-01T11:11:15+00:00 Apr 16, 2016|

President’s Message – January 2016

Dear Members, Happy New Year! I hope this finds each of you reflecting on your successes of the year just passed and planning for the prosperity ahead in 2016. Yes, of course, the PLAN! As unique, independent and creative business owners, we all have our own ways to do that. We’ve been coached that the plan must be in writing, be manageable, include our vision, etc. And in the end, [...]

2017-05-01T10:43:31+00:00 Jan 15, 2016|

Justice Ginsburg’s Warning To A Dysfunctional Nation

Submitted by Maxine Goulding, California Special Occasions I read a very interesting article about the work that Justice Ginsburg has accomplished over the years and why she is so passionate about it. She gives a bit of history of how women, pay (we still only make 78% of what men make), and LGBT rights for all have changed over time. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been a national figure for [...]

2017-05-01T10:05:38+00:00 Nov 12, 2015|