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SBA Holds a Women Entrepreneurs Summit to Address Cirtical Challenges Facing Women in Business

March 5, 2011 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

SBA Holds a Women Entrepreneurs Summit to Address Cirtical Challenges Facing Women in Business

Anna Harvey, SBA Associate Administrator for the Office of Women’s Business Ownership, will speak with small business owners from the Pacific Northwest to address the critical challenges facing women in business. Women Entrepreneurs in Oregon and Washington State make significant contributions to their economies. Oregon and Washington have 88,317 and 137,394 women-owned firms respectively. The last U.S. Census showed women-owned firms contribute $2.8 trillion dollars annually and employ 23 million people directly and indirectly. Women business owners are major contributors and players in the overall economy.

SBA will host a Women’s Entrepreneurial Summit for women business owners, leaders and government experts to address the critical challenges, opportunities and public policy measures needed to move the women’s business agenda to the next level.
The summit serves:

  • Set priorities and explore business challenges facing women Entrepreneurs
  • Promote dialogue among the women’s business community.
  • Guide national policy recommendations for Congress and the Executive Branch
  • Provide networking opportunities for women business owners

Speaker:

Anna Harvey, Associate Administrator Office of Women’s Business Ownership

To Register Online: Click Here!

For More Information Contact:  Sherry Mina by phone or e-mail at 206-553-7316 or sherry.mina@sba.gov

Sponsored by the Washington Business Center at Community Capital Development (CCD)

Details

Date:
March 5, 2011
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Renton Technical College
3000 NE 4th Street
Renton, WA United States