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USWCC Participates in Small Business Committee Roundtable

USWCC’s Washington Representative Janet Kopenhaver participated in a Small Business Committee Roundtable discussion hosted by Ranking Member Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY-7) that focused on access to capital. Others legislators present


Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access Hearing – “Lip Service but Little Else: Failure of the Small Business Health Insurance Tax Credit”

The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce was invited to provide a witness for a Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access hearing on the small business health


USWCC Day on the Hill – A Big Success!

USWCC, in conjunction with its National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit, held a very successful Day on the Hill during which attendees visited with their Representative and two Senators and


SBA Adds and Changes Industry Code Eligibility for the ED/WOSB Program

In response to the Congressional mandate that the Small Business Administration complete a new study to determine industry eligibility for the ED/WOSB set-aside program, the Small Business Administration worked with


USWCC Announces 2016 Award Winners

The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce our 2016 Women Contractor Award Winners o firms who have achieved outstanding success as suppliers in the federal contracting arena. Awards


Georgia Member Diane Adoma to Run for State Senate

The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that chamber member Diane Adoma is stepping up to run for the State Senate in Georgia. Mrs. Adoma will seek election for the Georgia

News | Kansas

YWCA looking at ways to develop women’s leadership

The YWCA of Topeka is exploring other types of women’s leadership training after graduating the first class from a program for managers and executives. The program, called Women’s Leadership Momentum,

News | Idaho

The Gender Pay Gap In Idaho’s State Workforce: Why Do Women Earn Less?

Year after year, Idaho gets slapped with an unwelcome designation: It’s one of the states where women earn the least compared to men. A recent study of the “gender wage

News | Delaware

Innovation helps women business owners thrive

In Delaware’s oldest settlement, Lovlie and husband Matthew own Penn’s Place shops – a small business incubator that houses a menagerie of female artisans. Only one male operates a business inside

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Political Training Ground Gives Women a Jumpstart on Politics

Emerge Vermont, a political training program for Democratic women, graduated its inaugural class in July, as 17 participants, some holding children, dug into a barbecue dinner at a home in