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SBA Awards Strategic Alliance Memorandum to NAWBO Greater Raleigh to benefit North Carolina Women Business Owners

  SBA Awards Strategic Alliance Memorandum to NAWBO Greater Raleigh to benefit North Carolina Women Business Owners September 18, 2018 (Raleigh, NC):  On Wednesday, September 26, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will formally present its new partnership with the National Asso...

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NC Hall of Fame Winners

11 Names to Remember: 2018 North Carolina  Women Business Owner Hall of Fame Linda Craft, Dale Halton, Gloria Shealey… these are the kind of women you’d want on a dream dinner party guest list. Except June 14th wasn’t a dream, and these women entrepreneurs—and s...

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30 Years of HR 5050

30 years ago, women who wanted a business loan in many U.S. states were required to provide a signature from a male relative. That archaic requirement might still be in place if not for the Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988. This month marks the 30th anniversary of that bill becomin...

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Accepting Feedback: Line Between Professional Growth and Self Acceptance

At the February NAWBO Coffee & a TED Talk event, women business owners from around the Triangle came together to discuss a TED talk.  This session's TED talk was How to use others' feedback to learn and grow by Sheila Heen. The women who participated in the discussion included...

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NAWBO and Advocacy: A Trip to Washington D.C.

NAWBO was founded in 1975 to serve as the first advocacy organization for women business owners.  In the years that followed, they achieved many great things, including an integral part in the passage of the Women’s Business Ownership Act, also known as H.R. 5050.  H.R. 5050 eliminat...

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Meaningful Green Program Honors Three Women Business Owners

In celebration of women owners in the Triangle area who are positively impacting the community through their volunteerism, and/or fundraising efforts, NAWBO GR was excited to honor three women at our holiday event. What is a Meaningful Green Women Business Owner We have an abundance of t...

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At our Coffee & a TED Talk - "We're Still Talking About This?"

There's no doubt about it—Dame Stephanie Shirley's story is inspiring. At the most recent Coffee & a TED Talk, NAWBO Greater Raleigh hosted a viewing and discussion of her speech, and it fostered great discussion about entrepreneurship, women supporting women, and perseverance.  Dame...

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10/2 Newsletter

NAWBO Greater Raleigh - driving economic development and political advocacy for women business owners in Greater Raleigh since 1978. IN 5 MINUTES... What to Know This Week NC Job Classification Bill - What to Know Before December  [News]The new law impacts every NC empl...

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Resources for the Upcoming Election

Upcoming Elections - 10/11, 11/7 Will you have something to vote on in October or November? It's easy to find out!  Click here to search for your voter record. When you click on your name, you'll be able to see all your Voter Details. Scroll down to "Sample Ballots" - if you're in an eli...

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9/26 Newsletter

  IN 5 MINUTES... What to Know This Week TrailblazHER Contest Launches in RTP [News]The Research Triangle Park announced Thursday that it's giving away 1 year of FREE office space to a woman-owned business. The award winner will also receive exclusive coaching and busin...

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