As one of NAWBO's "Top 20 Chapters," NAWBO Richmond takes pride in its commitment to leadership, education and encouragement of women-owned businesses in and around the Richmond region. NAWBO Richmond's strength comes from the diversity of its membership—women from all backgrounds, regardless of race, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.  

NAWBO features chapters in almost every metropolitan area in the United States, including the Richmond Chapter. NAWBO Richmond  was founded in 1982 by a group of like-minded women who understood the need for an association that would support the growth of women-owned business in the metropolitan area. The NAWBO Richmond and Southeast Virginia Chapters joined as one to create the Richmond Chapter in 2016. 

Through events such as the Enterprising Women of Excellence Awards and monthly meetings, NAWBO Richmond Virginia are designed to:

  • Create business opportunities within the community
  • Build strategic alliances through partnerships and networking
  • Educate the public about women-owned businesses
  • Influence public policy, presenting a unified front
  • Promote leadership within the civic and business communities

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An investment in a NAWBO membership provides a portfolio of benefits that propel business growth and fuel personal and professional development.

NAWBO is proud to serve as the voice of the nation’s over 9 million women-owned businesses and represent women entrepreneurs in all sectors, sizes and stages of development. The diversity in our membership strengthens our voice across the country as all women entrepreneurs are encouraged to bring their expertise and insight to the table. Members of the National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO®) are part of the largest dues paying organization for women entrepreneurs. A NAWBO® membership offers women-owned businesses the best of all worlds – connections to a national organization and brand as well as a local platform for their business and their voice and the ability to tap into the power of an already established organization.

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NAWBO Richmond
P.O. Box 3632 
N. Chesterfield, VA  23235 

For more information please contact or
call (804) 346-5644 

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