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National Women's Business Council: The NWBC
is a bi-partisan federal advisory council that serves as an
independent policy advisor to the President, Congress and the SBA
on economic issues of importance to women business owners.
You'll find research, news, and conference and event listings
on the site.
Office of Women's Business
Ownership: OWBO is a part of the SBA. Each SBA district
office has a women's business ownership representative and
there are women's business centers in nearly every state. OWBO
also offers business training and technical assistance programs;
provides access to credit and capital, federal contracts and
international trade opportunities; and provides a nationwide
network of mentoring roundtables. At OWBO's Online Women's
Business Center, you can find lists of local reps and offices, as
well as the business management information the SBA provides.
Women-21.gov: This site is a joint effort of
the Department of Labor, the SBA and other partners. It brings
together resources, articles, news, networking opportunities for
WomenBiz.gov: This site is the "gateway
for women-owned businesses selling to the government." It has
useful links, event listings, and a step-by-step guide to
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