Business and Finance Calendar

Grace Hill Women’s Business Center (WBC) is now accepting registration for its in-depth business development class, Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO). WIBO is a peer-oriented 16-week business training course for people who are in business or planning to start a business very soon. WIBO functions as a “Mini MBA” to help participants build critical business skills and a network of ... Read More »

Business Women Connecting

Get a group of women together and there’s bound to be some synergy. Get a group of women entrepreneurs together, and that synergy becomes magic. That’s just what Kate Brockmeyer envisioned when she founded Business Women Connecting, a member-only networking group that seeks to educate and empower women business owners through building relationships and collaborations. Having gained 115 members in just four ... Read More »

New Year, New Focus: Staying On Track in 2015

As you turn the calendar to the new year, take a moment to look at where you’ve been and where you’re headed – especially with your financial goals. Regardless of your stage of life, the new year offers a great opportunity to get on track, if necessary, and then stay on track. Consider the following: Where am I in my ... Read More »

Good News for Women Entrepreneurs Seeking Access to Federal Contracts

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) applauds Congress for passing legislation to improve the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program, helping women entrepreneurs access the federal market. The change is part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015 (H.R. 3979) passed by the House and Senate in December 2014. The WOSB procurement program, officially launched in ... Read More »

Women with Vision

The drive and determination to break records, break ground, blaze trails and overcome trials; all while shattering glass ceilings is the recipe for successful powerhouse women. As a new women’s franchise we need the support of women like this to make the franchise a success. Power Surge Supporters are an exclusive group of visionary leaders committed to the evolution of ... Read More »

From Children’s Stories to Study Skills: Help Your Children Succeed in School

As a parent who wants the best for your children, there are undoubtedly many things that you already do every day to help your children succeed in school. The purpose of this article is to provide some practical ideas for you to try. Some of these suggestions may be new to you, many will be familiar, and some are just ... Read More »

The Real Jane Doe

The term “domestic violence” (DV) has gained a lot of steam in our society over the last several years. It is not unrealistic to assume that most people associate something with the term, whether it is a story they have heard, an organization they have supported, or something they have personally experienced. Awareness of DV and its related issues is ... Read More »