SBA Announces New Changes To Women Owned Businesses

WASHINGTON – Women-owned small businesses will have greater access to federal contracting opportunities as a result of changes included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA) to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program.

“This new law is a prime example of how the Obama Administration is embracing a more inclusive view of entrepreneurship, helping small businesses and America succeed,” said SBA Administrator Karen Mills.  “Today, women own 30 percent of all small businesses up from just 5 percent 40 years ago.  As one of the fastest growing sectors of small business owners in the country, opening the door for women to compete for more federal contracts is a win-win.”  read more

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