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Grants for Women in Small Business

Grants for Women in Small Business

One of the greatest benefits of becoming a NAWBO Southern Nevada member is gaining access to a wealth of resources that help entrepreneurs meet their challenges. One such resource is grants for women in small business, including immediately fundable options that help...

Challenges and Advice for Women-Owned Business

Challenges and Advice for Women-Owned Business

Today, more women than ever choose to become entrepreneurs, forging their own path in a broad range of competitive industries. While they’ve made great strides in building successful brands, significant challenges remain for women-owned business. Limited funding,...

Announcing New Online Member Directory

Being a part of a network of women-owned businesses has never been more valuable than now. Women and minority-owned businesses represented more than 40% of the companies opened during and since the pandemic. A valuable lesson I have learned in recent years is having...

WODA Sponsorship

WODA Sponsorship

The NAWBO Southern Nevada Women of Distinction Awards  (WODA) recognize achievements of women in business. These awards highlight accomplishments of women business owners who are building a legacy for the next generation of leaders.

2022 Women of Distinction Award WODA

2022 Women of Distinction Award WODA

When NAWBO was founded in 1975, its mission was to become the voice of women business owners, helping them connect with people, resources, and information that could help them achieve their entrepreneurial goals. Its annual WODA awards event celebrates women business...

National Women’s Owned Business Month with Lexicon Bank

National Women’s Owned Business Month with Lexicon Bank

October is National Women's Owned Business Month, a time when female entrepreneurs are recognized for their achievements and the positive impact they have on jobs and the economy. One of the greatest advantages of joining a group like NAWBO Southern Nevada is...

Women in Business: The Backbone of America

Women in Business: The Backbone of America

Women and small businesses are often called the “backbone of America’s economy.” Women entrepreneurs possess an enterprising spirit that’s driving the creation of millions of jobs, starting nearly 50% of the new businesses in the US in 2021—up from 28% just three...

How to Grow Your Woman-Owned Business in 2022

How to Grow Your Woman-Owned Business in 2022

Women-owned businesses spanning a range of industries are growing at an unprecedented rate. In 2020, the 50 fastest growing companies generated a combined $4.1 billion in revenue and together employed more than 24,000 people. But while the number of women-owned...

6 Tips to Start a Small Business as a Woman Entrepreneur

6 Tips to Start a Small Business as a Woman Entrepreneur

All entrepreneurs face challenges when launching a new company. However, women who want to start a small business may often encounter obstacles most other entrepreneurs do not, including limited funding, gender inequality, and an inadequate support system....