The virtual conversation will detail the SBA’s programs to support women entrepreneurs amid the COVID-19 pandemic
WHAT: Economic Equality for Women Entrepreneurs: A Conversation in
Celebration of Women’s Equality Day 2021
In celebration of Women’s Equality Day on August 26, 2021, the U.S. Small
Business Administration will host a virtual fireside chat with SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman to discuss what the SBA is doing to empower and support women entrepreneurs. As the number of women entrepreneurs in the community grows to unprecedented levels, SBA has resources for women small business owners to survive and thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including through the SBA’s Women’s Business Centers found across the country.
WHEN: Thursday, August 26, 2021
2:00 p.m. (ET)
About the Office of Women’s Business Ownership
The Office of Women’s Business Ownership’s (OWBO) mission is to enable and empower women entrepreneurs through advocacy, outreach, education, and support. Since it was established in response to an Executive Order in 1979, OWBO has provided training, counseling, technical assistance, access to credit and capital, as well as marketing opportunities to women. To learn more about SBA’s programs and services for women entrepreneurs, visit www.sba.gov/women. To find other WBC locations and SBA resources, visit www.sba.gov/local-assistance.