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NAWBO Silicon Valley Blog

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 [...]

Jul 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 [...]

Jun 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 [...]

May 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 [...]

Apr 9, 2020|

President’s Message – UPDATE

We are saddened with the current state of our local community and our country regarding the race against the COVID-19 spread. Our hearts go out to those who have been affected by the virus, whether it’s personally or professionally, and for those who have passed away and for the families that mourn their loss. In order to do our part and [...]

Mar 17, 2020|

President’s Message | March 2020

Dear Members: Spring is in the air! March brings a sense of renewal and rejuvenation, allowing our chapter to grow and branch out in many new directions while staying rooted in our mission to propel women entrepreneurs. Last month we had one of our most successful events in collaboration with the San Jose Sharks. We had a turnout of about 140 [...]

Mar 10, 2020|

Facts and Tips to Prepare for Coronavirus Spread as WBOs

As women business owners, we prepare for everything—sales, capital, competition, hiring, retiring and more. Still, unexpected things come up, and that’s why NAWBO is here to best support you. With Coronavirus, or COVID-19, top of mind for all Americans with it officially detected in the U.S. in a few imported cases, we wanted to help you prepare both personally and professionally [...]

Mar 10, 2020|

President’s Message | February 2020

Dear Members: February is the month of love and passion, whether it’s for the ones we hold dear to our hearts or for the pursuit of goals that make us excited for living a full life. Our recent “Huge Gets” with Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars celebrity, and Brandi Chastain, two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time [...]

Feb 6, 2020|

President’s Message | January 2020

Dear Members: We are looking forward to working together to help renew and revitalize our new year’s goals for 2020! As a chapter, we have many accomplishments that we can be proud of and thankful for. Yet, we still have many areas that we can work on, such as advocacy and mentorship, to make our chapter stronger and better for years [...]

Jan 3, 2020|

Planning an Event: A Bird’s-Eye View

by: Maxine Goulding, California Special Occasions Any event you host or endorse is a direct reflection of your business or company. Before you start planning an event and sending out invitations, you need to know a few things about the meeting industry in general. What exactly is the effort needed and guidelines surrounding the production of a successful event? Why hold [...]

Dec 29, 2019|

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