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Thinking About Joining a Board?

by Amii Barnard-Bahn, JD ACC Ready to Serve? How to find the best Board for your credentials At NAWBO Silicon Valley's September event, we discussed the landmark legislation of SB 826. This legislation was designed to create more  access for women and qualified candidates for public boards. That is important because the role of the board has become critical to the long-term health of a company and the protection of [...]

2018-12-11T21:44:47-07:00Dec 11, 2018|

Propel Conference 2019

Every day women entrepreneurs choose to OWN it! Propel 2019 will encourage women to truly OWN every choice they've made that has elevated them to be business owners, advocates, mentors, and change-makers. Through unique storytelling, education and business connections each attendee will truly CHOOSE to OWN their successes, failures, strengths, challenges, and future. When you attend Propel 2019 you'll meet other WBOs who are CHOOSING TO: Be Extraordinary Entrepreneurs Lead [...]

2018-12-11T21:45:10-07:00Dec 11, 2018|

Join NAWBO-SV and get access to Launchwise 100

Any new members who join NAWBO Silicon Valley by December 31st,  will receive complimentary access to the Launchwise 100:   100 steps to launching a product, brand or business digital course ($599 value), which will begin in January! This 100-day training will kick off your year with daily email content, videos, periodic group calls and a 1-on-1 strategy session. For more information, check out: https://www.launchwise.co/launchwise-100/ About the company: Launchwise is a Marketing and Strategy [...]

2018-12-11T21:45:23-07:00Dec 11, 2018|

President’s Message | October 2018

Dear Members: Our October 9th event was filled with many reasons to celebrate, and we are so proud that you are part of our NAWBO history! We honored the NAWBO architects of 30 years ago who helped in the passage of HR 5050, allowing women to qualify to take a business loan without a male counterpart. We also celebrated the signing of SB 826, requiring California publicly-held companies to have [...]

2018-10-29T20:44:52-07:00Oct 29, 2018|

Congratulations Griselda Quezada-Chavez!

Thank you for being part of celebrating our very own Griselda Quezada-Chavez of NAWBO-Silicon Valley who is the 2018 Susan Hager Legacy Award recipient. In 2010, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) established this award to honor NAWBO's founding (1975) president Susan Hager.  Susan was a stalwart champion of women's economic empowerment and built a legacy for others to follow. The Susan Hager Legacy Award gives honor to [...]

2018-10-29T20:40:45-07:00Oct 29, 2018|

2018 National Women’s Business Conference’s Impact All Year Long

By Molly Gimmel As Americans, and as incredibly busy women business owners, we are more disconnected than ever. In between the thousands of emails, texts and calls we receive, social media posts we have to share and respond to, and the time we spend in planes, trains and automobiles traveling to and from work and meetings, the time we take to create and nourish deep connections with others and the [...]

2018-10-29T20:42:27-07:00Oct 29, 2018|

3rd Annual Girl’s Festival

The 3rd Annual Girl's Festival was a blast! NAWBO-Silicon Valley volunteered and got to see over 2,000 girls attend 100+ activities-an interactive EXPO, Maker's Fair, 20+ workshops, all day performances, coding classes, contests and much more. Check out the new BuyFromWomen directory featuring exceptional products and services created and offered by women. WorldWideWomen is launching a global movement to buy goods and services from our intrepid women entrepreneurs around the [...]

2018-11-13T12:31:48-07:00Oct 29, 2018|

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", [...]

2018-10-29T20:35:31-07:00Sep 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 [...]

2018-09-24T11:35:54-07:00Sep 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, [...]

2018-09-24T11:32:38-07:00Sep 18, 2018|