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Small Business Owner and Her Money Workshop

Women Entrepreneurs Join Us for the First 2018 joint event on the books this Saturday. Teaching Women Entrepreneurs how to stack their money. #GoalGetter #SuccessCreators #OnOurWayUp… 60 more words


CalVet Honors Paula Ross, World War II Veteran and Holocaust Survivor

by Joshua Kiser, Public Information Officer, California Veterans Home – Yountville

World War II veteran and Holocaust survivor Paula Ross passed away Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. 520 more words


2017: A Banner Year for WIPP & Women Business Owners

WIPP was busy this year educating policymakers, women business owners, the media and the public about what women business owners need to succeed. From bringing women entrepreneurs directly to some of the most powerful lawmakers in the country, to meeting women entrepreneurs where they live and do business to educate them on how to bolster their businesses, WIPP was at the forefront of issues impacting women in business in 2017. 899 more words

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ChallengeHER Success Story: Erica Courtney Draws on Military Experience to win Contracts and Helps Others do the Same

When Erica Courtney counsels women business owners about contracting with the federal government, she has a multitude of perspectives to draw upon.

During her 14 years of service in the Army, she was a buyer of goods and services from contractors. 746 more words

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Mansplaining to Women Veterans

Kristine Kathryn Rusch has a post on Facebook that’s gotten pretty interesting, and a lot of comments.  It’s on mansplaining.

Mansplaining is when a man with lesser experience, or even no knowledge lectures to a woman who has that experience. 450 more words


NDAA Signed into Law

Last month, the Senate passed the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was signed into law by President Trump on Tuesday. One of the few must-pass bills in Congress, the measure included WIPP’s top priority requiring the administrator of the SBA to conduct a study and submit a report to Congress on the utilization of small businesses (WOSBs, HUBZones, 8(a)s, and Service Disabled Veterans) with respect to Multiple Award Contracts (MACs). 98 more words

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ALA Members Use Art to Spread Positivity to Women Veterans

American Legion Auxiliary member Cindy K. Newton of Louisiana, and her family, want female veterans to know the ALA is here to help them.

So, Newton, her husband Bryon, and their daughter Kathy Newton Mott jointly gave the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System’s Women’s Clinic a unique gift – an original Heather Englehart painting which features five women servicemembers in their uniforms. 251 more words