Invest in California's Women Entrepreneurs - Women-owned businesses are central to the recovery of California's economy.
Join the California Women's Business Center Network as we celebrate women small business owners. Our panel will showcase the power of women entrepreneurs in our netwrok. We will explore how they are successfully sustaining their business and supporting our communities during these challenging times.
12:00 - 12:05 pm - Welcome and introductions
Facilitator: Isabella Casillas Guzman, Director, Office of the Small Business Advocate, Governor Gavin Newsom, Office of Business and Economic Development
12:05 - 12:15 pm - Opening Remarks: Senator Toni Atkins, Senate Pro Tem, Importance of Women to the State’s Economy
12:15 - 12:20 pm - California's Women's Business Centers (WBCs) video montage
12:20 - 12:50 pm - Purpose and success of WBC Network Panel
- Nancy Swift, Chair, CA WBC Network
12:50 - 1:10 pm - Keynote: Michael Shuman, Director of Research and Economic Development for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE).
1:10 - 1:15 pm - Closing Remarks