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National Women's Business Council

Women On Top?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.12.2015 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The truth is that there's not a whole lot of hope for women-owned businesses to reach the same levels of impact and profitability as male-owned ones if standards of gender in the family don't also change, and significantly.

Entrepreneurial Women: 3 Ways to Break Through Invisible Barriers to Growth.

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

As a member of the National Women's Business Council, I've had the opportunity to engage with hundreds of female entrepreneurs. During our talks, I couldn't help but happen upon an interesting, yet frustrating discovery. 9 out of every 10 women I spoke with would rather stall their growth than ask for capital.

Comcast Hosts National Women's Business Council for Supplier Diversity Event

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Akoshia Yoba

Embracing supplier diversity has proven to be smart business -- maximizing profits by giving a company access to previously untapped reservoirs of different ideas, opinions, needs and perceptions, which are all necessary to create and improve products and services.

3 Proven Ways for Female Entrepreneurs to Turn a Good Idea Into a Good Income

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 03.23.2015 | Small Business
Kari Warberg Block

Starting without cash in the bank is possible, but it takes an approach that is both practical and inspired. Since my business journey began with little more than an idea, I wanted to share three pieces of advice with you for making it big when starting with nothing...

Women in Business: Q&A with Carla Harris, Chair of the National Women's Business Council

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Carla Harris is a prominent global investment professional and business expert. She currently serves as Chair of the National Women's Business Council...

National Small Business Week 2014: Women-owned Small Businesses Are Making Strides

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 05.13.2014 | Small Business
Akoshia Yoba

Today marks the launch of National Small Business Week -- a series of cross-country events featuring entrepreneurship forums on business start-up and ...