WIPP is a national nonpartisan public policy organization advocating on behalf of nearly one million women-owned businesses and representing sixty-four business organizations. WIPP provides timely economic information, identifies important trends, opportunities and legislative information to its membership and partners, and provides a collaborative model for the public and private sectors to increase the economic power of women-owned businesses.
NAWBO SF Bay Area is one of 80 chapters of NAWBO National, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help women business owners achieve successful results in their professional and personal lives. NAWBO SF Bay Area provides vital education and information on topics, trends, issues essential to growing a successful business; opens doors for its members by providing access to decision makers, people of influence, business opportunities and connections with other organizations;
“Partnering with NAWBO SF Bay Area will help WIPP strengthen its outreach to women business owners and increase its advocacy and educational programming, said WIPP President Barbara Kasoff. “NAWBO is a very well respected voice, and WIPP is proud to be collaborating with an organization that creates so many incredible opportunities for women.”
The San Francisco Bay Area is experiencing rapid growth in women entrepreneurs who need the right resources and connections to assist them in their success. “The missions and values of NAWBO SF Bay Area and WIPP work in concert with each other and within an invaluable community of diversity,” said NAWBO SF Bay Area President, Kathleen Thurmond. “WIPP’s proactive position as advocates for equality and equal representation compliments what NAWBO SF Bay Area supports and advocates with our members, partners and alliances.”