Dear NAWBO Silicon Valley Members & Friends,

Fall is in the air, my most favorite season in the year.

Thank you to our sponsors and all who attended our Crystal Chair Awards Gala. It was a special night with heartfelt recognitions.

Congratulations to our awardees:

  • Maxine Goulding, California Special Occasions – Lifetime Achievement
  • Toni Julian, Soul Potential Institute – Businesswoman of Distinction
  • Flor Harris, Benefits Simplified – Woman Business Advocate of the Year

Our community outreach continues to expand we are thrilled to welcome our new affiliate partner, The National Black Entrepreneurs Project. Read more about their mission later in this newsletter.

Lorena Camargo, Board Secretary and member is the recipient of the NAWBO Rising Star Award which honors a woman business owner that, through creativity and innovation, is building sustainable growth in her economic and social ecosystem and utilizes her growing platform as a social entrepreneur to propel her generation and future women business owners, regardless of their age or social standing. Congratulations, Lorena… you rock!Enjoy the remaining warm weather and be sure to join us at our upcoming events.

“Define success in your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” — Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair of Disney Media Networks

Griselda Quezada-Chavez
NAWBO Silicon Valley President