Press Releases

The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce regularly provides press release distribution to journalists / news media through the following channels: Newswire, PR Newswire, target media list, Twitter and Facebook. Below are recent press releases.


U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Announces Central Illinois Women's Economic Summit on June 10, 2016

The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce regional director for Illinois and Eastern Iowa, Sally Rutledge-Ott, is hosting the Central Illinois Women's Economic Summit on Friday June 10, 2016 in Utica, Illinois.

Date: May 11, 2016


Atlanta Wake-Up Call: Women in Business, Women of Color

Today, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce (http://uswcc.org) announces, Wake-Up Call: Women in Business, Women of Color roundtable to be held on February 26, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm in Atlanta, Georgia. Women, women of color, resource providers and other supporters of women in business are invited to attend.

Date: February 24, 2016


U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Endorses Hillary Clinton for President -- The Right Leader for America

Today, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce announces the association has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President of the United States.
Date: December 2, 2015


U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Seed Federal Credit Union Put's Women in the Driver's Seat for Loans and Saving

Today, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce announces the association is establishing a national federal credit union to provide access to capital, ensure fair lending practices and deliver low cost business and savings solutions to members all across the United States.
Date: November 19, 2015


U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce 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 State Senate in District 43 which encompasses parts of Rockdale, Newton and DeKalb counties.
Date: August 26, 2015


U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Announces Southern Illinois Women's Economic Summit

Sally Rutledge-Ott, the regional director of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce | Illinois and Eastern Iowa announces the upcoming Southern Illinois Women's Economic Summit on September 30, 2015.
Date: August 25, 2015


The New Leader Pledges to Assist U.S. Women's Chamber Advance Women's Economic Priorities in Illinois and Iowa

Sally Rutledge-Ott, ACE, NFPC named Regional Director for the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce | Illinois and Iowa Regions of Chicago Suburbs, Central Illinois and Eastern Iowa
Date: February 25, 2015


U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Announces Women-Owned Federal Supplier Award Winners

The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce ( http://www.uswcc.org ) proudly announces our 2015 Women Contractor Award Winners to firms who have achieved outstanding success as suppliers in the federal contracting arena. Awards will be presented in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015 at the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce | WOSB National Council Spring Conference.
Date: March 24, 2015


The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Preview on the State of the Union and Women's Economic Priorities

The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce looks forward to The State of the Union and supports the President's efforts to strengthen our economy, support women-workers, re-build the financial status of the American middle class and provide greater opportunities for small businesses.
Date: January 20, 2015


Lending Club and U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Partner to Help Women-Owned Businesses Access Affordable Credit

Lending Club (NYSE: LC), the world's largest online marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, today announced the launch of a partnership with the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce (USWCC) to help women business owners access affordable credit. At www.WomensBusinessLoans.org, women business owners can apply online in minutes, instantly review offers for loans through Lending Club, and receive funding in as little as a few days.
Date: January 7, 2015


Congress Acts to Assure Firms Receiving Women-Owned Federal Set-Aside Contracts Are Actually Women-Owned

Thanks to Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act includes a provision to assure women-owned set-aside contracts are not inappropriately diverted to non-women-owned firms.
Date: December 15, 2014


Taneshia Nash Laird Named Regional Director for US Women's Chamber of Commerce | New Jersey in the Trenton-Ewing MSA

New leader vows to help women's chamber advance women's economic priorities.
Date: November 13, 2015


Federal Report: Forty-Percent of Women-Owned Small Business Set-Aside Contracts Were Awarded to Ineligible Firms in FY 2012 and 2013

US Women's Chamber of Commerce calls upon President Obama, the Small Business Administration and Congress to make a real commitment to women-owned firms; bring accountability in contracting to women-owned and all small business contracting programs.
Date: November 11, 2014