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+00:00Dec 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: About the company: Launchwise is a Marketing and Strategy [...]

2018-12-11T21:45:23+00:00Dec 11, 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+00:00Oct 29, 2018|

President’s Message | Webinar Announcement

For the first time NAWBO Silicon Valley will hold a 6-week webinar for not only our members, but it is also open to non-members. Below are the details and a link to sign up. BTW…our Early Bird is extended to May 29th at $75 for five webinars and 6 coaching sessions for a total of 11 sessions. Are these challenges familiar? Finding your ideal customers – Building a pipeline – [...]

2018-08-20T14:57:38+00:00May 21, 2018|

Rainmaking – Mid Year Accountability

By Monika Miles, Miles Consulting Group Welcome to July – just past the midpoint of 2017!  If you’re the kind of woman business owner who likes to pause and take stock of where your company is at a given time – this is a  good time of the year to  do it. Many of you know me as a state tax consultant.  But I recently expanded my business to include [...]

2017-08-07T12:30:42+00:00Jul 17, 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 much as we do. The new site is modern, [...]

2017-06-08T17:31:11+00:00Jun 6, 2017|

Justice Ginsburg’s Warning To A Dysfunctional Nation

Submitted by Maxine Goulding, California Special Occasions I read a very interesting article about the work that Justice Ginsburg has accomplished over the years and why she is so passionate about it. She gives a bit of history of how women, pay (we still only make 78% of what men make), and LGBT rights for all have changed over time. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been a national figure for [...]

2017-05-01T10:05:38+00:00Nov 12, 2015|

Making Wise Investment Decisions?

What’s happening in world of investments and strategies to help you make wise decisions? Find out what the Wells Fargo Investment Institute Global Investment Strategy Report says. Download Wells Fargo Global Investment Strategy Report.  

2017-05-01T09:59:15+00:00Sep 10, 2015|

Why Words Matter: A Recap of the July Event

Guest Presenter Gary Purece We welcomed Gary Purece as our speaker at the July 21 meeting.  His topic was timely and very informative.  He said that asking six key questions during any conversation with anyone would help to communicate clearly and respectfully. The questions are:  Who, What, Where, When, Why and What If. Asking these questions will cause people to feel valued.  When people feel valued, they stay longer and give more [...]

2017-05-01T11:09:55+00:00Aug 6, 2015|

Great Storytelling Starts with a Great Story

The May NAWBO-SV event was about storytelling. We all know how important storytelling is to build a connection with your clients and potential customers. We hear it over and over again from marketing experts. But the biggest roadblock for many of us is that we don’t’ think we have a story to tell that is compelling or will resonate with our target audience. Our presenter, Stephanie Nivinskus, CEO, Sizzle Force [...]

2017-05-01T10:41:13+00:00Jun 20, 2015|