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How H.R. 5050 Changed Entrepreneurship For Women

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:18am

Women as entrepreneurs have come a long way in shaping the nation’s economic landscape since the women’s business ownership act of 1988, also known as H.R. 5050. The 30-day countdown begins to mark 30-years of H.R. 5050 advancing generations of women in small business. Woman or not, the Central CA SBDC Network seeks to propel all aspiring entrepreneurs with informational resources for capital, education, and technical assistance to start, grow, and succeed in their small business ventures.

How HR 5050 Changed Entrepreneurship For Women by Deborah Sweeney

Advisors

Mary Castillo Avalos*

Languages Spoken: Spanish
Loan Packaging, QuickBooks, Implementing Technology Solutions, Software and IT Infrastructure

Geoffrey Bogart*

Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, Basic Arabic
Business Start-Ups, International Trade

Charles Eason*

SBIR/STTR Consultant

Jose Huitron

Languages Spoken: Spanish
Business Modeling, Customer Development, Business Structure, Optimizing Business Operations, Streamlining Processes, Artifical Intelligence, E-commerce

Rhonda Lowe

Business Plans, Strategic Planning, Traditional Marketing, Sales Strategies, Retail Businesses

Sharon Mikesell

Government Contracting

Claudia Newcorn, MBA

Strategic Planning, Marketing Strategy, Branding, Marketing Research, Marketing Communications, New Product Development

Tiffany Phillips

Digital and Social Media Marketing Strategy; E-Commerce Consultant

Favian Rodriguez

Languages Spoken: Spanish
Strategic Planning, Loan Packaging, Financial Projections, Cash Flow Management, Sustainable Growth & Profitability, Developing New Products, Franchising and Expansion, Buying/Selling a Business, Retail Businesses, Restaurant Businesses

Lourdes Uranday

Languages Spoken: Spanish
Childcare, Cottage Food, Retail, Restaurant, Food Truck, Human Resources consulting and training

David Waldbauer

Government Contracts Consultant
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.