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Women’s Small Business Contracting: Does Your Business Qualify?

In 1994, The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) set a goal to award 5 percent of government contracts to Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs). Earlier this year, 22 years after the goal was originally set, the SBA announced that the Federal Government had finally met — and exceeded — that goal. In 2016, the government made […]

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How Women’s Small Businesses Contracting Just Made History

Women’s history month is upon us, so it seems timely that we take a quick moment to celebrate the strides women entrepreneurs have made in the past half century…and the great strides we are making today! Thanks to the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988 (and their supporters), […]

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The New Rule for WOSBs and EDWOSBs

There’s good news for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSBs)! Effective as of October 14, 2015, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a final rule expanding contracting officers’ authority to issue these business owners sole-source awards. The “new rule,” is sure to boost the quantity of U.S. Government issued awards […]

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