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SBA: Women's Equality Day-Fireside Chat

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
The US Small Business Administration Presents:

Economic Equality for Women Entrepreneurs: A Conversation in Celebration of Women’s Equality Day 2021

In celebration of Women’s Equality Day on August 26, 2021, which commemorates the 101st anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host "Economic Equality for Women Entrepreneurs: A Conversation in Celebration of Women’s Equality Day 2021". This fireside chat will feature a conversation between Isabella Casillas Guzman, 27th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and Assistant Administrator of the Office of Women's Business Ownership, Natalie Madeira Cofield.

As the number of women entrepreneurs in the community grows to unprecedented levels, SBA has resources for women small business owners to survive and thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including the SBA’s Women’s Business Center network of 136 centers located across the country.

About the Office of Women’s Business Ownership, U. S. Small Business Administration

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership’s mission is to enable and empower women entrepreneurs through advocacy, outreach, education and support. Through the management and technical assistance provided by the Women’s Business Centers (WBCs), entrepreneurs, especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged, are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics in many languages to help them start and grow their own businesses.

About the U.S. Small Business Administration

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.