Jovita Carranza Sworn in as 26th SBA Administrator for Second Tenure

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that Jovita Carranza has been sworn in as the 26th Administrator of the SBA. This is Administrator Carranza’s second tenure at the SBA as she previously served in the George W. Bush Administration as Deputy Administrator from 2006-2009. The Trump administration nominated Administrator Carranza to lead the SBA while she was serving as the 44th Treasurer of the United States, and she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in an impressive bipartisan vote of 88-5.

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Just Released: NAWRB Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 3, sheCENTER(FOLD) Dr. Alexis Crow

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Women in the Housing & Real Estate System (NAWRB) is pleased to announce the release of NAWRB Magazine Volume 8, Issue 3, Success of Women-Owned Businesses, introduces a newly revised Table of Content categories, including: Access to Capital; Real Estate; Profile; Diversity, Equality & Inclusion; Government; SHECenterfold; Business Ownership; Technology; Media; Aging Population; and Quality of Living!

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How to Win in the New Decade: NDILC Member Tami Bonnell to Take the Main Stage at Inman Connect


NAWRB is proud to announce that NAWRB Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC) Member Tami Bonnell will be a key speaker at the Inman News Connect 2020 Conference in New York City on January 28-31, 2020! “How to Win in the New Decade”is the hot topic of conversation around every real and virtual water cooler in North America, and Tami is one of three top real estate industry CEOs who will tackle this challenge at the event. 

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Best States to Raise a Family in 2020

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When making the decision to raise a family, some households decide to move to another state for higher-paying career opportunities, quality education, affordable housing, and other factors that are important for a better quality of life. WalletHub recently released a report titled “2020’s Best & Worst States to Raise a Family” to help families pick the best location for their exciting new transition into the next stage of life. 

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WHER Chat: Technology Tools to Help Older Population with Alzheimer’s Disease


According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is projected to increase to 14 million by 2050. Of this number, 13.8 million people will be age 65 years and older, making it difficult for medical breakthroughs to slow or cure the disease for existing conditions.

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NAWRB Introduces Know the Rules of the GameⓇ Podcast

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Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) is excited to announce Know the Rules of the GameⓇ Podcast, featuring invigorating and open discussions with key executive leaders and experts on recent trends and developments in the housing and real estate ecosystem, as well as intimate discussions with peers, family and friends, that will make listeners feel a part of the conversation. Each episode will be a surprising fact about our distinguished guest speakers and a Tip of the Week! Contact or call 949-559-9800 to apply to be a guest speaker, and tune-in to leverage resources for a better quality of life. 

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WHER Chat: Trump Administration Passes Building Blocks of STEM Act


On December 24, 2019, S. 737, the Building Blocks of STEM Act, was signed into law by the Trump Administration. The bill instructs  the National Science Foundation (NSF) “to more equitably allocate funding for research with a focus on early childhood education.” It also requires NSF to support research on potential factors that discourage or encourage girls to engage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities and education. 

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U.S. and World Populations on New Year’s Day

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Before the start of the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau released their projections for the United States and World populations for the first month of the year. According to their report, the U.S population was 330, 222,422 on January 1, 2020, representing an increase of 0.61 percent, or 1,991,085, since New Year’s Day 2019. Since the last decade, the population has grown by 21, 476, 884, or by 6.96 percent. 

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