There will be a
On May 16th, 2pm – 4pm
At the Larchmont Village Center
This event is free and open to the public.
Women-owned businesses that have gotten federal government contracts are 23 times more likely to break through that $1 million+ revenue barrier, according to Women and Minority Small Business Contractors: Divergent Paths to Equal Success.
Getting government contracts is hard work. Not only do you have to be certified as a women-owned business, you have to actively pursue networking and partnering if you want to work with big business and government, said Pamela Prince Eason, CEO of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in an interview with Associated Press.
Save The Date
We are developing a government contracting forum series for women-owned businesses. The series will help women, obtain government contracts at every level of government: school board, local, county, state, and federal.
The focus for the first forum on Saturday, May 16th
will be how to obtain contracts with local school districts. At this forum we will also be exploring how to replicate the DC Central Kitchen
model locally to train local people to provide healthy food to local school districts.
President Barack Obama checks in on First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia as they prepare burritos while volunteering at the DC Central Kitchen in Washington, D.C., on Martin Luther King Day
Our interview with Robert Egger, founder of DCCK: https://startuptown.wordpress.com/2014/10/07/robert-egger/
Below is an introduction to some of the material that will be covered at the forum