NAWBO Silicon Valley is excited about working with DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) on a memorandum of understanding as potential affiliates and partners! It would allow our NAWBO members to create a mentorship program that would help local DECA high school students, who are highly motivated and dedicated to becoming the next generation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. Typically, 30% of over 200,000 DECA members become business owners. As women [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]