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Meet the Speaker: Stephanie Breedlove at Austin Insights

The Woman's Business Council- Southwest is excited to announce the 2018 Austin Insights keynote speaker, Stephanie Breedlove . Breedlove is the co-founder of Care.com HomePay , formerly known as Breedlove & Associates. In 1992, Breedlove and her husband had successful careers in corporate America while raising a young family. They decided to hire a nanny to provide additional care for their boys. It was a priority that the nanny receive all the protections and benefits that working Americans enjoy by properly following the tax laws for an in-home employee. At first, the Breedloves tried to
Do You Want To Learn About Engineering Opportunities?

Do You Want To Learn About Engineering Opportunities?

North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) Procurement Department in collaboration with the Project Delivery/Infrastructure Department will be hosting an Engineering Opportunities Meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. For more information contact the NTTA Procurement Department at [email protected] WHEN Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 3:00 PM WHERE NTTA Boardroom | 5900 W. Plano Parkway | Plano, TX 75093
What to Expect at Business Works?

What You Should Expect at Business Works

The Business Works Expo is a half-day expo that features one-on-one matchmaker meetings, WBE Speed Connect, keynote lunch with Spend Awards presentation, half day trade expo, silent auction and a networking reception. If you are a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), this is the event you want to attend! Envision an expo filled with booths that are women-owned companies, or corporations who are looking for women-owned businesses as suppliers. What’s better is this event is open to the public. So, even if your women-owned company isn’t certified yet, you can still attend and make
WOMEN IN TOYS, EMPOWERMENT DAY!

WOMEN IN TOYS, EMPOWERMENT DAY!

Join Women In Toys (WIT) for a uniquely intimate day of incredible opportunity and mentorship you won't find anywhere else. The event is for Entrepreneurs, start-ups, small manufacturers, inventors, designers, consultants, freelancers, and any women wanting to take their play product, concept, idea or business to the next level. Designed to help grow your business and your career, both professionally and personally, the event will feature Speed Mentoring Sessions that will be open to all Empowerment Day attendees. You'll also get a chance to pitch your product or concept. Registration is
Prestige Maintenance USA Hires Aztec Promotional Group

Prestige Maintenance USA Hires Aztec Promotional Group

As a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, Prestige Maintenance USA is very active in the diverse supplier community. At PMUSA, supplier diversity is a strategic initiative and a vital part of the community stewardship platform. The company has spent nearly $3 million with more than 20 certified diverse-owned businesses all over the country. This includes businesses owned by minorities, women, and veterans. These companies offer far more than just diversity to Prestige Maintenance USA 's supplier lineup; they bring new perspectives and fresh ideas to the table and are uniquely positioned to
Congrats to Don McKneely for The Lifetime  Oustanding Achievement Award

Congrats to Don McKneely for The Lifetime Outstanding Achievement Award

We are pleased to announce that one of our Board of Directors has received an award. The U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce -Southwest recently recognized local community and business leaders, including Don McKneely, Chairman and CEO of The MBN USA & WE USA Magazine at the 17th Annual Business Expo. Don received the Lifetime Outstanding Achievement Award, an award designed for those who demonstrate hard work, steadfast commitment, and make an impact in their community. Congratulations Don, we are honored to celebrate you!
USPAACC-SW Women's Business Symposium

USPAACC-SW Women's Business Symposium

Join the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Southwest, for an interactive panel of impressive businesswomen as they share how they use the art of influence and leadership to convey executive presence. WHEN Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 9:30 am - 12:00 NOON WHERE DFW International Airport Headquarters | 2400 Aviation Dr. | DFW Airport, TX 75261 For more information, contact [email protected]
Small & Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship

Small & Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship

Bank of America’s online application window for the Small & Diverse Business Education Fund scholarship is open and accepting applications. The scholarship award, sponsored by Bank of America and funded through the generosity of Bank of America vendors, is managed and administered by Communities Foundation of Texas. For the 2018 cycle, 50 scholarships of up to $10,000 each will be awarded by the Small & Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship Selection Committee to qualified business owners of certified small and diverse businesses for targeted training and development to enhance their
Sorted Out & The Style Signature Team Up For Success

The Style Signature & Sorted Out Team Up For Success

Tonia Tomlin, CEO of Sorted Out hired Tara Hooper, Owner of The Style Signature to do confidence coaching with her team. It was such a joy and privilege to work with The Sorted Out team working to align the brand among each team member, helping give each of the tools to be more effective communicators, and increase their networking confidence.” said Tara Hooper, The Style Signature. "It was very informative, and we also did some brand awareness training and style edit kit as well. That was a different session, and I can not say enough great things about Tara Hooper from The Style Signature.
Executive Insights 2018 Recap

Executive Insights 2018 Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended Executive Insights at JCPenney . It was a great event full of lots of knowledge from our keynote speaker, EVP, Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Davis. Jeff gave us insight into his 30-year journey in finance, what it takes to be a great leader, having significant interactions with people, and the importance of having a mentor. Jeff was asked a series of questions by SVP, Merchandising, Pam Mortensen. When asked about networking, Jeff Davis, stated, "you must develop relationships and connections within your network to have more opportunities to advance your