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|

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 create and nourish deep connections with others and the [...]

2018-10-29T20:42:27+00:00Oct 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 and services from our intrepid women entrepreneurs around the [...]

2018-11-13T12:31:48+00:00Oct 29, 2018|

President’s Message | September 2018

We are off to a great new fiscal year, focused on achieving our 5 Star for Advocacy, helping members grow their businesses and creating our One Voice in becoming better and stronger leaders as women business owners! Susan Ellenberg, President of San Jose Unified School District Board of Trustees, kicked off our first dinner/networking event in a lively and engaging presentation and workshop on "Civic Engagement in Times of Incivility", [...]

2018-10-29T20:35:31+00:00Sep 18, 2018|

ALOM Opens Amsterdam Office to Expand Presence in Europe

"Our expanded European presence in Amsterdam benefits our customers by creating technology-driven efficiencies for delivery to suppliers and end-users across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, improving service and quality, and reducing costs." – ALOM President/CEO and NAWBO Member, Hannah Kain ALOM, a global leader in supply chain management, has announced the opening of its European headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ALOM has been doing business in Europe and servicing [...]

2018-09-24T11:35:54+00:00Sep 18, 2018|

Luminoustudios Makes Storytelling a Good Business Decision

Reema Dutt, Luminoustudios If you're like most people out there, you probably describe yourself as a "visual learner." You learn, engage, communicate and appreciate things more naturally when they are visually shown to you. That's at the crux of how Reema Dutt and her team at Luminoustudios are helping businesses to market themselves-through high quality, strategic video production for clients across the world. With a background in the film industry, [...]

2018-09-24T11:32:38+00:00Sep 18, 2018|

NAWBO National Endorses Young Kim For Congress

(Washington, D.C. September 18, 2018) -The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is announcing its endorsement of Young Kim in her bid for election in California's 39th Congressional District. "Young Kim has a long history of advocating for and representing small business owners and women business owners throughout her career at the state and federal levels," explains Molly Gimmel, NAWBO National Board Chair. "As a small business owner herself, [...]

2018-09-24T11:30:38+00:00Sep 18, 2018|

What to “Know” When Redesigning Your Website

The small business game has changed. When you are looking at new ways to showcase your business online, the first place to start is your business website. Redesigning your website is a major task, and can cause hurt your ranking and search value if you don't plan ahead. Here are some tips to keep in mind. Look at Other Sites in Your Industry Most entrepreneurs have no idea what their [...]

2018-09-28T15:17:24+00:00Aug 29, 2018|

President’s Message | August 2018

Welcome to NAWBO Silicon Valley’s 2018 – 2019 fiscal year! We have an outstanding new and renewed group of board members who are eager and ready to serve our chapter and its members. As the new President, I’m honored and privileged to build upon our chapter’s success, which was recently led by Maxine Goulding along with our past board members. Maxine’s fearless leadership has allowed us to be where we [...]

2018-09-28T15:18:22+00:00Aug 20, 2018|

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 to represent yourself, your employees and your fellow women [...]

2017-05-01T23:13:49+00:00Apr 13, 2017|