President’s Message | February 2019

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. My recent trip to Scottsdale, Arizona for the NAWBO Leadership Development Training (LDT) made me realize how passionate I am about NAWBO's mission and the importance of our sisterhood. NAWBO is driven to empower and propel [...]

2019-03-05T10:02:04-07:00Feb 22, 2019|

President’s Message | January 2019

Happy New Year 2019! It's an exciting time for New Year resolutions and goals. Whether it's for your personal or professional life, NAWBO is here to help you. With our Silicon Valley board's recent retreat, we are re-energized and re-invigorated to do more and be more as defined by our mission and goals for the remainder of our fiscal year ending in June 2019. First and foremost, however, we are [...]

2019-01-23T11:33:07-07:00Jan 23, 2019|

President’s Message | December 2018

Happy Holidays & Season's Greetings What a great time of year to Share the Joy! We hope you can join us at our traditional NAWBO holiday luncheon at the University Club of Palo Alto with the Peninsula Symphony on Tuesday, December 11th. It will be an occasion to feel joyous and thankful for what NAWBO has accomplished in 2018, and how NAWBO has helped achieve your business success and goals. [...]

2019-01-23T11:28:39-07:00Dec 11, 2018|

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 [...]

2018-10-29T20:44:52-07:00Oct 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", [...]

2018-10-29T20:35:31-07:00Sep 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 [...]

2018-09-28T15:18:22-07:00Aug 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 – [...]

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

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 [...]

2018-02-28T10:05:37-07:00Feb 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 [...]

2018-02-28T09:28:42-07:00Jan 5, 2018|