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President’s Message | September 2018

We are off to a great new fiscal year, focused on achieving our 5 Star for Advocacy, helping members grow their businesses and creating our One Voice in becoming better and stronger leaders as women business owners! Susan Ellenberg, President of San Jose Unified School District Board of Trustees, kicked off our first dinner/networking event in a lively and engaging presentation and workshop on "Civic Engagement in Times of Incivility", [...]

2018-09-28T15:15:22+00:00Sep 18, 2018|

ALOM Opens Amsterdam Office to Expand Presence in Europe

"Our expanded European presence in Amsterdam benefits our customers by creating technology-driven efficiencies for delivery to suppliers and end-users across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, improving service and quality, and reducing costs." – ALOM President/CEO and NAWBO Member, Hannah Kain ALOM, a global leader in supply chain management, has announced the opening of its European headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ALOM has been doing business in Europe and servicing [...]

2018-09-24T11:35:54+00:00Sep 18, 2018|

Luminoustudios Makes Storytelling a Good Business Decision

Reema Dutt, Luminoustudios If you're like most people out there, you probably describe yourself as a "visual learner." You learn, engage, communicate and appreciate things more naturally when they are visually shown to you. That's at the crux of how Reema Dutt and her team at Luminoustudios are helping businesses to market themselves-through high quality, strategic video production for clients across the world. With a background in the film industry, [...]

2018-09-24T11:32:38+00:00Sep 18, 2018|

NAWBO National Endorses Young Kim For Congress

(Washington, D.C. September 18, 2018) -The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is announcing its endorsement of Young Kim in her bid for election in California's 39th Congressional District. "Young Kim has a long history of advocating for and representing small business owners and women business owners throughout her career at the state and federal levels," explains Molly Gimmel, NAWBO National Board Chair. "As a small business owner herself, [...]

2018-09-24T11:30:38+00:00Sep 18, 2018|

What to “Know” When Redesigning Your Website

The small business game has changed. When you are looking at new ways to showcase your business online, the first place to start is your business website. Redesigning your website is a major task, and can cause hurt your ranking and search value if you don't plan ahead. Here are some tips to keep in mind. Look at Other Sites in Your Industry Most entrepreneurs have no idea what their [...]

2018-09-28T15:17:24+00:00Aug 29, 2018|

President’s Message | August 2018

Welcome to NAWBO Silicon Valley’s 2018 – 2019 fiscal year! We have an outstanding new and renewed group of board members who are eager and ready to serve our chapter and its members. As the new President, I’m honored and privileged to build upon our chapter’s success, which was recently led by Maxine Goulding along with our past board members. Maxine’s fearless leadership has allowed us to be where we [...]

2018-09-28T15:18:22+00:00Aug 20, 2018|

President’s Message – December 2017

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members, What I learned this month about prospects in this New Age of the Seller. I was going over my sales efforts to check if I am getting the job done. I found out it's not because my sales team isn't working hard enough, it's because the rules of prospecting have changed - the New Age of the Seller. Here are reasons why: Cold calling is [...]

2017-12-16T16:49:04+00:00Dec 13, 2017|

President’s Message – November 2017

NAWBO is more than networking and a place to find a direct link to a revenue stream, it's a place where we can build long lasting relationships that lead to better business and personal lives. I joined NAWBO Silicon Valley in 2006 and I have been on various positions on the Board of Directors. I thought if I'm going to build a business I should know "how" to run a [...]

2017-12-16T16:47:11+00:00Nov 10, 2017|

President’s Message – July 2017

Thank you for the great honor of being installed as your President of NAWBO Silicon Valley.  I accept this role as a great responsibility to continue to create, communicate and implement the organization’s vision, mission and overall direction. The NAWBO Silicon Valley Chapter was founded in 1988 as a 501(c)(6) organization which supports and empowers women business owners. As the world changes around us, we are continually assessing the needs [...]

2017-07-13T22:42:55+00:00Jul 13, 2017|

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+00:00Jun 6, 2017|