About Us

NAWBO is the only dues-based national organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs in all industries. The association currently has over 8,000 members in nearly 80 chapters nationwide, and is affiliated with Les Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises Mondiales (World Association of Women Entrepreneurs) in 35 countries. NAWBO's strength comes from the diversity of its membership - all sizes from sole proprietorship to hundreds of employees, every industry from construction, importers, and retailers to service providers, and in all areas of the country.
MISSION
As THE voice for women business owners, NAWBO attracts, supports and motivates women entrepreneurs through dynamic programming, committed and influential corporate partners, membership growth, financial strength and professionalism.
 
VISION
A professional and powerful association that propels women business owners to success in the local and global business and political arena.
 
VALUES
Community: NAWBO promotes a sense of belonging to share our vulnerability, celebrate our diversity, and exercise our strength with one voice.

Power: NAWBO harnesses the collective energy, ideas and direction of its members to impact personal situations and group opportunities.

Respect: NAWBO acknowledges and honors each member's right to be an authentic and unique individual, recognizing the strength our diversity brings to the group as a whole.

Knowledge: NAWBO facilitates the sharing of information, which challenges us to achieve our personal and professional best.

Integrity: NAWBO embraces integrity as the standard which guides our behavior, actions and attitudes toward one another and as a group.