Blog 2017-08-04T10:44:41+00:00

NAWBO Silicon Valley Blog

President’s Message – March 2018

Hello NAWBO Silicon Valley Members and Friends, NAWBO has made history for 40 years. I am proud to continue this tradition through our Crystal Chair Award Gala to be held on March 20 at the Silicon Valley Capital Club in San Jose. In 1975 our founding member, Susan Hager said, “Get a seat at the table or build your own table, [...]

Mar 4, 2018|

President’s Message – February 2018

Hello NAWBO Silicon Valley Members and Friends, Much is happening at NAWBO Silicon Valley in 2018. To give you a sneak peek I have listed a couple of very exciting events in February. February 12 – Bizwomen Mentoring Monday A few of our NAWBO Silicon Valley members will be mentors at the Bizwomen: Mentoring Monday, hosted by the Silicon Valley Business [...]

Feb 1, 2018|

President’s Message – January 2018

Hello NAWBO Silicon Valley Members and Friends, I don’t know about you, but 2017 went by like a rocket ship. The last month I remember was March 2017. In fact, this is the second year in a row that time flew by. I know why. I decided a few years back to concentrate my energies on business growth, researching the best [...]

Jan 5, 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 [...]

Dec 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 [...]

Nov 10, 2017|

President’s Message – August 2017

Wow! NAWBO is making changes Locally, Nationally and Internationally. It's exciting to see our organization stretch and grow from many angles. What's new and what's coming... NAWBO Silicon Valley We heard you. So you'll be happy to know NAWBO Silicon Valley is having its 2nd Annual Crystal Chair Award event next year - March 20, 2018 (mark your calendars). You'll see [...]

Aug 28, 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 [...]

Jul 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 This beautiful new representation of our chapter has been a long time coming. So we hope you like it as [...]

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 [...]

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.    

Apr 13, 2017|