Senior Executives & Media Experts Discuss Humility, Human Connection


Senior executives and media industry experts joined in an honest, heartfelt conversation about the importance of humility and human connection for professionalism and their eye-opening experiences maintaining a work-life balance, during a keynote luncheon during the 2019 NAWRB Conference in Pasadena, CA. 

The panel was moderated by Dr. Alexis Crow, Lead, Geopolitical Investing Practice, PwC, Senior Fellow, Columbia Business School; Global Business and Economics, Atlantic Council. She was joined by Veronica N. Miracle, Reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News; Vanessa Nicole Dawson, Founder of The Vinetta Project and Contributor at Forbes; Nicole Cober, Legal Analyst of DC Fox News and Board Member of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC); Connie St. John, President and CEO of No Weapon Productions (NWP); and Desirée Patno, CEO & President of NAWRB. 

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New Regulations for the SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program


Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) published new regulations for its Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program that will provide women-owned small businesses and economically-disadvantaged women-owned small businesses with a free, online certification and eligibility process. The implementation of the new changes has been delayed to July 15, 2020, to accommodate those that are currently affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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