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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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Women-Owned Small Business Certification Process

Women-owned businesses are the fastest growing sector of small businesses in the country. Today, women own 30% of all small businesses– that’s up from just 5% 40 years ago (see more: SBA Press Release). In an effort to help women-owned small businesses compete and win federal contracts, the SBA created the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) […]

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