Tag "women-owned"

Advocacy & Elections

Several Bills Introduced of Interest to Women-Owned Businesses – 1/19/16

Provided by Janet Kopenhaver, USWCC | Washington Representative There have been several bills introduced in both congressional chambers that would be of interest to USWCC members and women-owned businesses. The

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Wake-Up Call

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Reports on Massive Opportunity Loss for Women-Owned Businesses View report online Download report as PDF WASHINGTON, DC, January 12, 2015 — Today, the U.S. Women’s

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USWCC Weekly – 9/15/15

SBA Drops Final Rule for WOSB Sole Source –> Places Women Business Owners in Legal Jeopardy On Friday, September 11, 2015, the Small Business Administration dropped the Final Rule: Women-Owned

Business Council

Women’s Businesses Hit with Annual $10 Trillion Opportunity Loss

Women, Business and Revenues: The State of Women-Owned Business Success in America Newly released business census data reveals stunning growth in the number of women-owned firms and a devastating opportunity

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USWCC Weekly – 8/19/15

U.S. Census Data Reports: Women-Owned Businesses Hit with $10 Trillion Annual Opportunity Loss U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce calls for action to elevate the revenues of America’s 10 million women-owned

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Majority-Women-Owned Firms – Act Now to Protect Your Opportunities

WOSB / EDWOSB Certified Firms: Important Sign On Needed to Protect Your Federal Contracting Set-Asides Below are details of a matter of high importance for legitimate majority-women-owned businesses. Over the

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SBA Inspector General Report on WOSB Set-Asides

On May 14, 2015, the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Small Business Administration released Evaluation Report 15-10: Improvements Needed in SBA’s Management of Women Owned Small Business Federal

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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. The U.S. Women’s Chamber

News | Maryland

Maryland among best states in U.S. for growth of women-owned businesses

The number of women-owned businesses in Maryland are growing at a faster rate than the U.S. average, according to a new study by American Express. Women-owned companies in Maryland reached

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

The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce (www.uswcc.org) announced today a critical challenge to the President, Small Business Administration (SBA) and Congress to act immediately to bring real accountability in contracting