U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Approved as Third Party Certifier for New Federal Women-Owned Small Business Set-Aside Program; Accepting Applications Now

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 / -- Applications Accepted Now for the WOSB/EDWOSB Contracting Program; Women's Chamber Holds National Conference for Women-Owned Contractors

Certification-Mark-160x160The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce has been approved by the Small Business Administration as a Third Party Certifier for the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program. Applications are now being accepted for firms eligible as WOSB and EDWOSB contractors. Information is available at http://www.uswcc.org/certification.

"The Women's Chamber looks forward to supporting women-owned contractors as a Third Party Certifier for the WOSB Federal Contracting Program and through our leadership of the WOSB National Council," said Margot Dorfman, CEO of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce. "For more than a decade, women waited for the implementation of this important contracting program that enables contracting officers to set-aside contract competitions between women-owned firms. We are confident this program will help federal agencies to finally provide women-owned firms with fair access to federal contracts," adds Dorfman.

The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce is the leading advocate for women on economic and leadership issues. The USWCC creates opportunities for women by building a strong community voice, advocating for members, and providing programs and benefits to support the economic growth of women across America. The USWCC is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 organization founded in 2001; its headquarters offices are located in Washington, D.C. Contact the USWCC at 888-418-7922.

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