January 19, 2022

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

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To celebrate Women’s Equality Day on August 26, which commemorates the 101st anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, SBA is hosting "Economic Equality for Women Entrepreneurs: A Conversation in Celebration of Women’s Equality Day 2021."

This fireside chat features a conversation between Isabella Casillas Guzman, 27th Administrator of the SBA, and Assistant Administrator of the Office of Women’s Business Ownership, Natalie Madeira Cofield.

Jennifer Klein, Deputy Assistant to the President, Executive Director and Co-chair of the White House Gender Policy Council, provides opening remarks.

As the number of women entrepreneurs grows to unprecedented levels, SBA has resources for women small business owners to survive and thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including 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, 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, 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.

Learn more about SBA: https://www.sba.gov
Explore resources for women-owned businesses: https://www.sba.gov/women
Find Women’s Business Centers and other resource partners near you: https://www.sba.gov/local-assistance

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Source: U.S. Small Business Administration

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