US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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WBC Impact

The SBA’s Women’s Business Center (WBC) Program supports 106 nonprofit organizations that provide business training and counseling to female entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs, which includes women in underserved communities. The program is supported by the Small Business Administration and matched by donations. Read more

Women’s Small Business Ownership Act of 2015

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee has passed S. 2126 – the Women’s Small Business Ownership Act of 2015. Click here to learn more about the bill. Senator Cantwell, one of the bill's sponsors, addressed the Senate floor about the Women’s Small Business Ownership Act. You can read her statement here. (Begins on page S7119.) The AWBC issued a press release and a statement regarding the Women's Small Business Ownership Act. You can also read the press releases from Senator Cantwell, Senator Shaheen, and Senator Vitter regarding the Women's Small Business Ownership Act.

WBCs play a critical role in moving women-owned businesses – and our economy – ahead.
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