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Message from
NAWBO Atlanta President:
Littie Brown

Hello! I hope you are healthy and well. This has been an especially difficult week on top of a challenging few months. I hope you have been able to leverage new strategies to thrive in today's business environment. NAWBO has been offering many online resources to assist and support you. This week, please participate in NAWBO's Advocacy Days. Use the information and links below to sign up.

NAWBO Atlanta is excited to bring you Dr. Jerrica Dodd, CEO/Founder of
Your Pharmacy Advocate, to facilitate this week's Friday Forum. She will share insights about how to prevent and manage health problems that may occur when you do not put yourself first. Do not miss it! Register via the link below.

Finally, mark your calendar for NAWBO's 45th Birthday Events, June 15-19th.

Keep in touch with us and take advantage of the many opportunities NAWBO is providing! We look forward to "seeing" you soon!
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Join NAWBO National for Virtual Advocacy Days
Registration for the virtual Advocacy Days will be a suggested gift of $45, in honor of NAWBO’s 45 th  anniversary and the visionary women who founded the organization. Your gift allows NAWBO to continue our important work of making women’s voices heard. We can continue the legacy and build a foundation for future generations of women business owners.

Briefing: U.S. Small Business Committee Briefings
TODAY: June 2nd @ 12-2pm ET
NAWBO members will have the unique opportunity to hear from members of the House and Senate Committees on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and their staff. During this session, members will discuss their work and roles within their committees and provide pertinent committee updates related to small business and entrepreneurship. There will be time for NAWBO members to ask questions.

Confirmed Guests: Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Ranking Member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez, Chair of the House Committee on Small Business and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Small Business.

Panel: Facebook
How E-Commerce Helps
Women Business Owners
June 3rd, 11 - 11:45 ET
NAWBO members will have the opportunity to hear from representatives from Facebook and NAWBO Board Members on how e-commerce has become an important tool for the success of Women business owners. Join us for a discussion with Diana Doukas, Manager for Economic Impact at Facebook and NAWBO member, Ana Yeager Lee.
Conversation with the
Small Business Administration
June 3rd, 1 - 1:45 ET
Please join the U.S. SBA Associate Administrator
Allen Gutierrez for an update on the work that the SBA is currently doing in support of business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the Administration is looking to ensure the health and viability of America's small business community in the years ahead. This session will also include Q&A. Moderated by Elle Patout, NAWBO's Director of Public Relations.
Panel: Leadership
Managing Your Business in Times of Crisis
June 3rd @ 3-4pm ET
Learn about how to manage your business in a time of crisis. Strong leadership is key to navigating a crisis, how you adapt to the current COVID-19 pandemic and plan for the future can make or break your business. Strong leadership and a solid team will help to ensure that your business not only sees the other side of this crisis, but that it thrives.

Key themes of this session will include:
  • Finding the right support system
  • Resilience in COVID or past disasters
  • Commitment to employers

  • Jen Earle - CEO, The National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Keith Hall - President/CEO, The National Association of the Self Employed
  • Corrine Hodges - CEO, Association of Women Business Centers

We are excited to celebrate the 45th birthday of our organization! NAWBO has been on the front lines advocating for women business owners since the ‘70s. Now, we celebrate the past, present and future of this organization. We invite you to celebrate with us for a week of festivities June 15-19.

Agenda highlights:
  • Daily giveaways of Southwest Airlines vouchers (Monday-Thursday, 1 winner daily) and a grand prize giveaway of a National Women’s Business Conference (WBC) registration (Friday, 1 winner)
  • Social media contest where every time you post, you are entered to win a ½ page ad in the WBC 2020 program book (3 winners)
  • Board Installation, Greetings from your new National Chair, Virtual Lunch & Learn, Facebook Lives and more!

Also, as part of this celebration, we are encouraging “birthday gifts” to NAWBO in support of our mission. Each NAWBO chapter will receive 50% of all proceeds of gifts from their chapter members.

Many Thanks To Our Valuable Sponsors
NAWBO Atlanta
National Association of Women Business Owners

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