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President’s Message | December 2019

Happy Holidays & Season's Greetings What a great time of year to Share the Joy! We hope you can join us at our traditional NAWBO holiday luncheon at the University Club of Palo Alto with the Peninsula Symphony on Tuesday, December 11th. It will be an occasion to feel joyous and thankful for what NAWBO has accomplished in 2018, and how [...]

Dec 11, 2018|

Silicon Valley DECA District Career Development Conference

Spend time with emerging leaders. Volunteer as a competitive event Judge. DECA is an international organization comprised of 225,000 high school and college students interested in business, finance, hospitality, marketing, and entrepreneurship. As a competitive events judge, you'll sit across the table from tomorrow's emerging leaders. DECA's Comprehensive Learning Program integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to business and promotes [...]

Dec 11, 2018|

Is Your Website Ready for 2019?

Your Small Business Website Should Work as Hard as You Do. Create a marketing tool that generates more leads so you can make more sales in 2019. There are lots of designers, freelancers and online job shops that offer cheap – and ineffective – website development.  Unfortunately, they don't take the time to understand your business goals, but view your site [...]

Dec 11, 2018|

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 [...]

Dec 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 [...]

Dec 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/ [...]

Dec 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 [...]

Oct 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 [...]

Oct 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 [...]

Oct 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 [...]

Oct 29, 2018|

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