President’s Message | March 2020

Dear Members: Spring is in the air! March brings a sense of renewal and rejuvenation, allowing our chapter to grow and branch out in many new directions while staying rooted in our mission to propel women entrepreneurs. Last month we had one of our most successful events in collaboration with the San Jose Sharks. We had a turnout of about 140 people and a powerful panel of experts: Olympic gold [...]

2020-03-10T19:32:59-07:00Mar 10, 2020|

Facts and Tips to Prepare for Coronavirus Spread as WBOs

As women business owners, we prepare for everything—sales, capital, competition, hiring, retiring and more. Still, unexpected things come up, and that’s why NAWBO is here to best support you. With Coronavirus, or COVID-19, top of mind for all Americans with it officially detected in the U.S. in a few imported cases, we wanted to help you prepare both personally and professionally in case we face wider spread in the days [...]

2020-03-10T19:39:04-07:00Mar 10, 2020|

President’s Message | February 2020

Dear Members: February is the month of love and passion, whether it’s for the ones we hold dear to our hearts or for the pursuit of goals that make us excited for living a full life. Our recent “Huge Gets” with Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars celebrity, and Brandi Chastain, two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, makes me realize how [...]

2020-02-06T10:24:38-08:00Feb 6, 2020|

President’s Message | January 2020

Dear Members: We are looking forward to working together to help renew and revitalize our new year’s goals for 2020! As a chapter, we have many accomplishments that we can be proud of and thankful for. Yet, we still have many areas that we can work on, such as advocacy and mentorship, to make our chapter stronger and better for years to come. We hope we can count on you [...]

2020-01-03T10:12:39-08:00Jan 3, 2020|

Planning an Event: A Bird’s-Eye View

by: Maxine Goulding, California Special Occasions Any event you host or endorse is a direct reflection of your business or company. Before you start planning an event and sending out invitations, you need to know a few things about the meeting industry in general. What exactly is the effort needed and guidelines surrounding the production of a successful event? Why hold an event? What is your objective? To build brand [...]

2020-01-06T22:43:12-08:00Dec 29, 2019|

President’s Message | December 2019

Dear Members: During this holiday season, I would like to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy Hanukkah! Undoubtedly, this is a very special time of year where we look forward to being with family and friends, attending holiday get-togethers and parties, and sharing in the joy of giving and receiving gifts. We invite you to join us at NAWBO Silicon Valley's annual holiday luncheon on [...]

2019-12-06T16:22:40-08:00Dec 5, 2019|

President’s Message | November 2019

Dear Members: SPECIAL NOTE: NAWBO Silicon Valley would like to take this opportunity to thank our men and women across the state in their effort in combating fires and power outages helping thousands of people and want them to know they are tremendously appreciated. Congratulations!!! Our chapter was recently honored at the NAWBO National Conference in Jacksonville, Florida for achieving the 5 Star Award. We thank Griselda Quezada-Chavez and Eugenia [...]

2019-11-04T13:26:19-08:00Nov 4, 2019|

President’s Message | October 2019

Dear Members: Fall is upon us, reminding us that change is imminent with temperatures decreasing and leaves falling from the trees. It's a wonderful time to reflect on our summer vacations and look forward to the beauty of autumn leaves. With NAWBO, we're constantly changing and resetting like the seasons to help our members become empowered in their businesses and we hope you've taken notice! On September 17th, we were [...]

2019-10-04T10:42:09-07:00Oct 4, 2019|

President’s Message | September 2019

We are off to a renewed fiscal year with our recent achievement of the 5-Star Advocacy Award provided by NAWBO National, due to maintaining and achieving benchmarks that drive our chapter's success in advocacy! Our chapter incorporated advocacy awareness and efforts throughout last year's programs, such as "How to Build and Join Corporate Boards", and the celebration of HR 5050 and SB 826. Also, we were involved in NAWBO California's [...]

2019-09-17T09:12:03-07:00Sep 10, 2019|

eNewsletters: Are They Still Worth it?

by Roberta Kiphuth, Detati Digital Marketing Is newsletter marketing is worth the time and effort? Do people even read them anymore? The answer is YES!...but...they need to provide value.An e-newsletter can be a great tool for building trust and expertise. But make them educational, funny, interesting, and not sales-y. Build Your List Ensure that you only send to contacts who have proactively requested (signed up for) the newsletter. Not only [...]

2020-01-14T11:54:52-08:00Sep 10, 2019|