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Awards program spotlights supporters of women business owners.

This story appears in the March 1997 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Women may finally be reaping the accolades they deserve in the business world; however, those organizations that helped women get where they are today still remain vastly underappreciated. North Star, a new awards program offered by the National Association of Women's Business Advocates (NAWBA), aims to change that.

"NAWBA recognizes there is an overwhelming commitment to women's business development, and that's been demonstrated by more than 300 service providers across the nation," says Mollie Cole, immediate past president of NAWBA. "We also know that their efforts are rarely acknowledged by economic development agencies, corporate entities or the government."

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