NWBC Shares Recent ABS Data on Women-Owned Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C.- (May 19, 2020) -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released new statistics from the 2018 Annual Business Survey (ABS). Since its founding in 1988, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) has depended on data collection from the U.S. Census Bureau to fulfill its statutory obligation and mission. The Council must, in relevant part, promote and assist in the development of a women’s business census and other surveys of women-...
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Safety First! Construction Operators Brace for New Challenges in the Era of Coronavirus - A Female-Led Construction Company President Weighs-In on New Protocols for Building

 At the start of 2020 the Philadelphia region was in the midst of one of the biggest building booms in recent history – more than 2,100 permits issued for new construction in the city alone. All that came to a screeching halt on March 23rd when Governor Tom Wolf ordered the shutdown of all non-essential businesses due to COVID-19. Just days ago, Governor Wolf lifted that order with guidelines to permit each city and municipality to “safely” ...
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Dear Friends and Colleagues,As I write this letter, my thoughts are with the brave women and men around the world who have risked their lives to address the devastating impact of the Novel COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. These heroes include thousands of Walmart and Sam’s Club associates who have worked tirelessly in the stores and behind the scenes so that our customers may access our pharmacies, fresh produce, household supplies, and other essen...
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