Founded in 1975, NAWBO serves as the unified voice of women-owned businesses in the United States. NAWBO propels women entrepreneurs (the fastest growing segment of the economy) into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide by:
- Strengthening the wealth creating capacity of its members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community;
- Creating innovative and effective change in the business culture;
- Building strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations; and
- Transforming public policy and influencing opinion makers.
“NAWBO shares Via’s core values of commitment to growth and development — and we are always looking to be an active part of the greater community.” said Lundquist. “I am excited to be a part of this powerful organization, and to take advantage of its benefits.”
NAWBO represents the interests of women entrepreneurs across all industries, with chapters across the country. At the local level, members are encouraged to engage actively with their local chapter to gain access to other women business owners, as well as leadership and community development.