Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of over 11.6 million women-owned businesses in the United States representing the fastest growing segment of the economy.
AboutNAWBO Chicago is a welcoming collective of women business owners reaching through the Chicagoland community, into Wisconsin and Northwest Indiana. We promise an engaging community that fosters connections, collaboration, advocacy and inspiration that fosters the growth of female entrepreneurs and their businesses. As the largest membership based organization for women business owners, we serve women in all industries, entrepreneurs of all sizes and those at any stage of business development. This community helps elevate our business owners and showcase their leadership. Through excellence in vision, leadership, and continuous outreach to the diverse community of women entrepreneurs, we propel female business owners economic, political and social spheres of influence. We do this by:
- Strengthening the wealth-creating capacity of our members and promote economic development
- Creating innovative and effective changes in the business culture
- Building strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations
- Transforming public policy and influence opinion makers
- Develop partners