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It’s a New Year – What Can NAWBO Central & Northern NJ Do For You?

Susana Fonticoba Chapter President 2017-2018 In our regular personal and business calendars, it’s mid-year. But according to our NAWBO calendar, it’s the start of a new year. We have recently had a wonderful planning meeting, which was attended by the new board and interested volunteers. Because of our expansive geography, we want to make sure

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Central & Northern NJ Chapter at NAWBO Advocacy Day 2017

Jo Ann Kirby, VP of Public Policy for our chapter, reports on her participation of NAWBO Advocacy Day. What a jam-packed, fabulous event! The activities actually started the night before at a cocktail reception where we heard from a number of organizations about the impact of women in business and women owned businesses. A representative

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Master Mind – Your Peer Advisers, By Helen Hogan

Did you know that one of the members-only benefit of belonging to NAWBO is the ability to participate in a Master Mind group? NAWBO members with similar objectives meet regularly to examine the activities, decisions, goals and problems that affect their businesses. By providing expertise, advice, focus, energy, understanding and support, each member can become

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My NAWBO Journey By Kim Osterhoudt, Immediate Past President

I started my business, Jams by Kim, in 2009, after leaving a job at a major financial services company.  An entrepreneur friend suggested that I attend a NAWBO half-day conference. I had lots of questions and it sounded like a good thing, so I went. The thing about being an entrepreneur is that it can

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NAWBO Participates In International Council on Small Business, submitted by JoAnn Kirby, Chapter VP of Public Policy

NAWBO Participates in International Council on Small Business 2017 GW October Conference Teresa Meares, current chair of the NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development Board and immediate past chair of the NAWBO National Board, was in Washington, D.C. in October to share her path to entrepreneurism and the NAWBO story with academics and advocates from around

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