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30 Years Later: Women Business Owners Continue to Fight for Equality

03/08/2018 6:59 AM | Katie Hellebush (Administrator)

NAWBO puts a spotlight on the 30-year anniversary of The Women's Business Ownership Act, H.R. 5050

Washington, D.C. - The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) released "Spotlight on H.R. 5050: The Bill that Changed Everything for Women Business Owners." This white paper, sponsored by The PNC Financial Services Group, reflects on the provisions that transformed the course for women business owners and highlights the current areas for improved policy and better women involvement. The white paper includes anecdotes of NAWBO leaders who played a role in H.R. 5050, as well as assessments of the current status of women business owners from NAWBO leaders and luminaries in the women business owner community including SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and NWBC Chair Carla Harris. Right now women own an estimated 11.6 million businesses employing nearly 9 million people and generating nearly $1.7 trillion in revenues.

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