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MEET THE NATIONAL WOMEN'S BUSINESS COUNCIL


WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2019 -- The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) announces its new Council members. "I’m pleased to welcome the many accomplished women business owners and several amazing leaders of national women’s organizations to the NWBC," said Liz Sara, NWBC Chair. "We truly represent a diverse group of companies, industries and geographies as we seek to address the challenges we face in starting and growing companies. The ma...
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SHARON REYNOLDS HONORED AS A ‘2019 WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE STAR’ BY THE WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE NATIONAL COUNCIL (WBENC)


NASHVILLE, Tenn., – April 4, 2019 – Sharon Reynolds, president & CEO, DevMar Products, LLC has been recognized as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Star by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest certifier of women-owned businesses and leader in women’s business development. The WBE Star Award is the nation’s premier recognition for excellence among women-owned businesses, honoring 14 women from across...
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Phyllis Newhouse Inducted Into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame- Manizha Wafeq is bestowed the 2019 Enterprising Women Advocacy Award


RALEIGH, N.C., March 27, 2019 – Monica Smiley, CEO and publisher of Enterprising Women magazine, recognized two extraordinary women whose pioneering accomplishments in business are matched by their profound contribution to the success and empowerment of women around the world. She inducted Phyllis Newhouse, Chief Executive Officer of Xtreme Solutions, Inc., into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame; and bestowed Manizha Wafeq, In-Country Facilitat...
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Office Depot Teams Up with Dress For Success

According to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, 1,821 net new women-owned businesses were launched every day in 2018, and women continue to represent nearly half (47%) of today’s U.S. workforce. On the eve of International Women’s Day, Office Depot is excited to announce a new partnership with Dress for Success (DFS) through a commitment of a $175,000 donation to the organization. This significant donation will help to provide crit...
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Dow Tackles Plastic Pollution While Helping to Create Jobs in South Afric

Supporting the ‘Wastepreneurs’, program and generating awareness around the collection and exchange of recyclable waste MIDLAND, Mich . – February 05, 2019 – Dow is helping to create jobs and reduce plastic pollution in South Africa through their social initiative, Project Butterfly. Introduced in 2017 in the township of Tembisa, Johannesburg, Project Butterfly works with non-profit organizations and local communities to tackle poor waste managem...
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Yotpo’s 2019 List of “Amazing Women in eCommerce” Spotlight the Female-Led Brands and Buying Experiences Important to Today’s Consumers


Las Vegas, NY (March 5, 2019) —A soon-to-be-published report by Yotpo ( www.yotpo.com ) on a survey of female eCommerce shoppers in the US and UK reveals that practically half (49.4%) prefer to buy from brands that are founded, led, or run by women. Further, respondents cite a predisposition toward brands whose ads show women of various ethnicities (75.3%) and diverse body types (84.0%). As expectations rise for brands to deliver products and exp...
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ZeroCater Releases Catering to Culture: How Cultural Shifts Will Impact the Workplace in 2019


Food Company Predicts Companies Will Nurture a Diverse and Inclusive Culture with Food San Francisco – February 5, 2019 – ZeroCater, a leading provider of office catering and snacks, is thrilled to unveil their Annual Report that focuses on the latest trends and insights that will shape the workplace and how office eating habits will influence the restaurant, food and beverage industries in 2019. Compiled from company data and research, ZeroCater...
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Women Corporate Directors Come to Silicon Valley


WCD’s 10th Global Institute to be Held at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Bringing 250 Women Board Members to the Valley in May “Harnessing the Transformative Power of Technology” SAN JOSE, CA – January 24, 2019 – Eight months after California passed a law mandating a minimum number of women directors for boards of public companies based in the state, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) is holding its annual WCD Global Institute – “Harnessing the Transform...
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Charu Sharma To Receive CloudNOW's 2018 Top Woman Entrepreneur in Cloud Innovation


San Francisco, CA - January 22, 2018 – Charu Sharma, Founder of Next Play's Ellen.ai application that personalizes career and leadership development for enterprise employees, will be recognized by CloudNOW as a Top Woman Entrepreneur in Cloud Innovation and will be speaking alongside Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and Hadi Partovi, founder of Code.org, among others. Sponsored by Facebook, Intel and Google, the ceremony will ...
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Catalyst 2019 Award Winners just announced


Catalyst just announced that Bank of America, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Eli Lilly and Company, and Schneider Electric will receive the prestigious 2019 Catalyst Award for their bold and forward-thinking initiatives that help create safe and inclusive workplaces where women can advance. This year’s Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner —to be held Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the New York Hilton Midtown—celebrate these exceptional initiatives that ...
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