Reach Your Audience Beyond Translating  Your Training Sessions

Professional development is known to be one of the top markers for employee retention. When bringing a superb program to your diverse workforce, how can you ensure that the learning goes beyond the classroom? Oftentimes attendees will nod in agreement, mainly out of being polite to the enthusiastic presenter. But if your learners come from varied backgrounds - diverse countries, races, ethnicity - they may not be getting the knowledge [...]

2019-08-06T15:48:05-07:00Aug 6, 2019|

NAWBO Supports DECA

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 [...]

2019-01-23T11:46:39-07:00Jan 22, 2019|

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 [...]

2018-10-29T20:40:45-07:00Oct 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 – [...]

2018-08-20T14:57:38-07:00May 21, 2018|

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, and make sure to include other women.” She invited [...]

2018-09-24T11:20:35-07:00Mar 4, 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 [...]

2017-08-07T12:30:42-07:00Jul 17, 2017|

President’s Message – April 2017

Dear NAWBO Members and Friends, When I first became a member of NAWBO almost 13 years ago, I was a new business owner, looking for a place to meet with and learn from other entrepreneurs.  Looking back, I was probably hoping to find a mentor or two in the process.  I've certainly received more than I bargained for.  Over the years, I've received moral support, found wonderful service providers, made [...]

2017-05-01T22:39:52-07:00Apr 13, 2017|

President’s Message – March 2017

Dear NAWBO Members and Friends, If you attended our Crystal Chair Awards Gala in February, I hope you enjoyed the elegance and camaraderie of this gala event to celebrate women business owners in Silicon Valley. The evening was the culmination of much planning, teamwork and dedication to excellence. Sounds a little bit like what we women business owners do every day in our businesses! It was about celebrating the history [...]

2017-05-01T10:43:14-07:00Mar 5, 2017|

President’s Message – December 2016

Happy Holiday season to you and yours! This time of year always seems to be incredibly hectic!  We’re shopping for gifts, decorating our homes and attending many holiday parties.  Oh, and never mind that as women business owners we are also still running our businesses, trying to finalize year end projects, and sending out client gifts and cards. Our NAWBO board has been working very hard this year to deliver [...]

2017-05-01T10:47:11-07:00Dec 1, 2016|

President’s Message – September 2016

Dear NAWBO-Silicon Valley Members & Friends, Our leadership group has asked me to serve another year, and I’m excited to do so. Thank you for the opportunity to lead this wonderful organization again in the upcoming year, which began on July 1. Thank you to outgoing Program Director, Beatrice Schultz for her fabulous service this year in creating our wonderful programs. And please help me in welcoming to the Board [...]

2017-05-01T10:43:26-07:00Sep 1, 2016|