LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 13, 2012) — Evelyn Strange, chair of National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) National, will address the Lexington NAWBO chapter Tuesday, June 19 in Lexington.
Strange will speak on NAWBO’s key priorities for expanding influence and visibility, including becoming the premier, go-to source of information for women-owned businesses and building presence in Washington D.C. by raising visibility, identifying new funding, building membership and strengthening chapters.
By 2018, women entrepreneurs are expected to be responsible for creating 5 to 5.5 million new jobs nationwide—more than half of the new jobs small businesses are expected to create, and about one-third of the total anticipated new jobs. As the voice of more than 6,000 members and 60 chapters nationwide, NAWBO National is positioned to support these women as they lead the economy change, according to a press release from the Lexington The speaker also will cover NAWBO’s 2012 Strategy to increase organizational productivity; establish a fundraising strategy; re-engage involvement and influence in the public policy arena; continuously improve all levels of operational systems; identify and recruit experienced board members; strengthen the National/Chapter business model; and manage financial results. The National Conference 2012, set to be conducted in Louisville, also will be part of this organizational overview.
The lunch — $20 for members, $24 for guests — is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sal’s Chophouse on Tates Creek Road in Lexington.
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