Opportunities Opens Doors: National Women’s Business Council Public Meeting

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Every year, during Women’s History Month, we celebrate the great contributions of women. Please join the National Women’s Business Council in celebrating the milestones of women in business at their next online Public Meeting on Wednesday, March 8th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm ET.

We invite business - owners, leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers, researchers and officials to join us as we share updates on the Council’s research and engagement efforts and a keynote with Victoria Budson on Women’s Participation in Public Policy. Additionally, the Council’s National Women’s Business Organizations –Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC), Astia, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), and Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) – will join us for an important dialogue as they share how their organizations support women in business across the country, the opportunities to engage with their organizations and speak on their role in the entrepreneurial community. Please see the agenda below:

2:00pm ET Opening Remarks and Call to Order of the National Women’s Business Council

  • Kimberly Blackwell, Chair of the Communications Committee, Council Member, National Women’s Business Council

2:15pm ET NWBC Research, Communication and Engagement Updates

  • Whitney Keyes, Council Member, National Women’s Business Council
  • Rosana Privitera Biondo, Council Member, National Women’s Business Council

2:30pm ET Women’s Participation in Public Policy

  • Victoria Budson, Founder and Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP), Harvard University School of Government

3:00pm ET Supporting Women in Business: The Voices of the Council’s National Women’s Business Organizations

  • Jen Earle, CEO of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Moderator and Council Member, National Women’s Business Council
  • Sharon Vosmek, CEO of Astia & Member of Astia Angels
  • Marsha Bailey, Chair of the Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC) and Council Member, National Women’s Business Council
  • Pam Prince-Eason, President and CEO of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and Council Member, National Women’s Business Council
  • Jane L. Campbell, President of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)
  • Dr. Marsha Firestone, President and Founder of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and Council Member, National Women’s Business Council

3:45pm ET Q&A

4:00pm ET Closing Remarks & Adjournment

The meeting will take place via web conference. Further details will be provided upon RSVP.

We hope you can join us this Women’s History Month on March 8th to #CelebrateHER.

Posted on February 28, 2017 .