• Overcoming Obstacles in Business: Holiday Luncheon

    Starting & running a business is tough business. Ever wonder how some entrepreneurs are able to navigate & rebound from challenges that may cause others to throw in the towel? Join us on December 9th as Freda Thornton, owner/operator of several local McDonald’s restaurants, shares her inspiring story of resilience & success in the often choppy waters of business.

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  • Member Spotlight: Deanna Hathaway

    New member Deanna Hathaway, Esq., is taking a turn in the member spotlight this month. Deanna is a local attorney and founding partner of Hathaway Adair, PC. Take a moment to get to know her and her practice!

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  • 2015 EWE Awards: Who Will You Nominate?

    Nominations are now open for the 2015 Enterprising Women of Excellence Awards. We need your help to uncover the many amazing women entrepreneurs and leaders within our community. Read on to learn more about our four award categories and nominate a deserving woman today!

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  • 2015 Enterprising Women of Excellence Awards

    We’re gearing up for NAWBO Richmond’s 17th Annual Enterprising Women of Excellence Awards Dinner on March 5, 2015 featuring Tiffany Jana of TMI Consulting, Inc. Make your plans now to be a part of our biggest event of the year!

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  • We’re “Better Together”

    Most NAWBO members join because they were invited or in some way introduced to NAWBO by another member. Our members are our best advocates to expand NAWBO’s reach in the business community. Check out these new incentives for members who introduce their colleagues and friends to the benefits of NAWBO membership!

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Women own nearly half of all privately held firms in the United States.  This is a sector that is rapidly growing within the business community.  Female owned and operated businesses generate trillions in sales, while spending billions on employment, benefits and salaries for the millions of individuals they employ nationwide.  The National Association of Women […]


  Since 1982 the Richmond Chapter of NAWBO has been a strong voice for Central Virginia’s female business owners. Winner of the national “Healthy Chapter Award,” NAWBO Richmond is composed of dynamic, diverse, and powerful community entrepreneurs and corporate sponsors that encourage and enhance successes through programs designed to: Generate business opportunities Build strategic alliances […]


Becoming a NAWBO Richmond Corporate Partner   Want to build your brand among the fastest-growing segment of the business community?  Nationwide there are over 10.1 million women entrepreneurs and this sector grows with each year.  NAWBO Richmond encourages the support of regional corporations and local businesses and organizations to form strategic alliances through partnerships. Partnership […]