The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation works to promote and empower women business leaders to achieve their personal and professional goals by increasing opportunities for women to serve on corporate boards and in the C-suite; mentoring women at all stages of their careers; and building a network for women entrepreneurs to encourage peer-to-peer networking, education, and professional growth.
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In case you haven’t noticed, we’re still in a recession. Banks won’t lend, everyone’s budgets are in shambles, and unemployment is as high as confidence is low.
Finding the time, energy and confidence to network can be tough for anyone – even successful business women. But women who work in male-dominated environments can find networking even more challenging.
What prompts anyone to take on the financial and emotional risk of starting a business?
The Summit will bring together governors and thought leaders from across the country to discuss the state of our nation’s job market, outline policies that are needed to generate jobs and accelerate economic growth, and highlight what policies are working in each participating governor’s state.
Last Thursday June 7th, the Center for Women in Business hosted a two-part event at the US Chamber of Commerce.