President’s Message | October 2018

Dear Members: Our October 9th event was filled with many reasons to celebrate, and we are so proud that you are part of our NAWBO history! We honored the NAWBO architects of 30 years ago who helped in the passage of HR 5050, allowing women to qualify to take a business loan without a male counterpart. We also celebrated the signing of SB 826, requiring California publicly-held companies to have [...]

2018-10-29T20:44:52+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|

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|

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|

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+00:00Mar 4, 2018|

President’s Message – February 2018

Hello NAWBO Silicon Valley Members and Friends, Much is happening at NAWBO Silicon Valley in 2018. To give you a sneak peek I have listed a couple of very exciting events in February. February 12 – Bizwomen Mentoring Monday A few of our NAWBO Silicon Valley members will be mentors at the Bizwomen: Mentoring Monday, hosted by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Mentoring Monday is a one-of-a-kind event that brings [...]

2018-02-28T10:05:37+00:00Feb 1, 2018|

President’s Message – January 2018

Hello NAWBO Silicon Valley Members and Friends, I don’t know about you, but 2017 went by like a rocket ship. The last month I remember was March 2017. In fact, this is the second year in a row that time flew by. I know why. I decided a few years back to concentrate my energies on business growth, researching the best clients and how to find them, and creating new [...]

2018-02-28T09:28:42+00:00Jan 5, 2018|

President’s Message – December 2017

Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members, What I learned this month about prospects in this New Age of the Seller. I was going over my sales efforts to check if I am getting the job done. I found out it's not because my sales team isn't working hard enough, it's because the rules of prospecting have changed - the New Age of the Seller. Here are reasons why: Cold calling is [...]

2017-12-16T16:49:04+00:00Dec 13, 2017|

President’s Message – November 2017

NAWBO is more than networking and a place to find a direct link to a revenue stream, it's a place where we can build long lasting relationships that lead to better business and personal lives. I joined NAWBO Silicon Valley in 2006 and I have been on various positions on the Board of Directors. I thought if I'm going to build a business I should know "how" to run a [...]

2017-12-16T16:47:11+00:00Nov 10, 2017|

President’s Message – August 2017

Wow! NAWBO is making changes Locally, Nationally and Internationally. It's exciting to see our organization stretch and grow from many angles. What's new and what's coming... NAWBO Silicon Valley We heard you. So you'll be happy to know NAWBO Silicon Valley is having its 2nd Annual Crystal Chair Award event next year - March 20, 2018 (mark your calendars). You'll see and hear detailed information coming in our Newsletter and [...]

2017-11-14T15:27:05+00:00Aug 28, 2017|