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Welcome to the National Association of Women Business Owners, Charlotte Chapter, an organization specifically designed to fuel the success of the women-owned businesses in the Charlotte area.

It’s Awards Season!

Know of a fabulous NAWBO Charlotte member who should win an award?  Make plans to attend the 2021 NAWBO Charlotte Awards Gala in May and congratulate all our finalists and winners! Nominate one now (or nominate yourself!):

NAWBO Charlotte offers business development, educational resources, connections, and other resources to move your business forward. Our programs, speakers, events, corporate partnerships, advocacy and workshops are all designed to support YOU and your business. NAWBO Charlotte welcomes you to join our diverse and talented group of women business owners. Since 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO®) has been the front line of America’s 11 million+ women-owned businesses.

We help women across the U.S. move their businesses forward by sharing resources, providing education, and using our voice to define economic and public policy. Explore our website and social media to find out more about our organization, and to keep up with news about our chapter, members and partners. Please come visit!

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We hope you will join us on Tuesday, March 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to hear these fabulous NAWBO women cover a broad range of topics:Fabi Preslar - SPARK Publications - "The Power of Passionate Perseverance"- Hard times can be the catalyst to re-write your business story, build stronger passion, then celebrate your own perseverance.Dr. Felice Carlton - Felice Carlton Enterprises LLC - Learn how to identify the signs of stress in your body and employ simple strategies to help enhance your resilience and perseverance.@Bartina Edwards, Esq. - The Law Office of Bartina Edwards - "Resolution Through Collaboration" - Using collaborative principles plus four initial tools as a "north star" to navigate from issue to resolution regardless of where we are standing in the moment. Interrupting the status quo and shifting the paradigm is where real power can transform passion and perseverance into profit.There are only a few days left to register - click below to reserve your spot for this virtual event. Registration is open to NAWBO members ($30) and Non-members ($40).conta.cc/2YUvxIo ... See MoreSee Less
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🔆𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗠𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁🔆We'd like to extend a warm welcome to one of our newest NAWBO Charlotte members, Alexia Gyorody of Peanut Productions.We look forward to getting to know more about you, your business and how we can enrich your experience as a member of the NAWBO Charlotte community. Welcome to NAWBO Charlotte, Alexia!#NAWBONation #nawbocharlotte #NAWBO #weshowup ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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A million thanks to Vernita Stevens of 2p - Paradigm of Possibilities for Thursday's insightful workshop: Navigating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Please join us on March 18 for part two of the workshop series - you won't want to miss it!Register here: conta.cc/3bkrz1M ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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We are so proud of the program Vernita Stevens shared with us today and the incredible participation from members, sponsors and community at large. Stay tune for part #2 March 18th ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to our 2020 Women in Business Award Winners!

RISING STAR
Nicole Reina

Amaze Clean

Nicole Reina, CEO/Founder of Amaze Clean, opened her commercial cleaning company with big dreams in 2017. Diagnosed with 98% hearing loss at just 18 months old, Nicole was able to fully develop her speech and attend public school on time with the help of hearing aids, support from her stepfather, and true perseverance. She has successfully obtained two Bachelor’s degrees, as well as an MBA. After a successful career in retail, Nicole was inspired to venture out on her own. With help from her husband, who spent 20+ years in the Janitorial Industry, Amaze Clean was born. In her spare time, Nicole is devoted to spending time with her husband, two daughters, and their boxer.

WOMAN BUSINESS OWNER
Shirley Viincent

Netrocon Digital

Shirley Vincent left the corporate workforce to become a serial entrepreneur in STEM. She founded Netrocon Systems in 2002 to build software products and Applications that are easy to use with intuitive product design. She later founded Netrocon Digital, which helped clients undergo successful digital marketing transformation.  Under Shirley’s leadership, Netrocon Systems and Netrocon Digital grew to be a multi-million-dollar businesses with offices in 3 states and a satellite office in London. Shirley has been named Enterprising Woman of the year 2019 and Netrocon Digital won the Gold winner of the year award in 2019 by SVUS. She was also a finalist for CEO of the year 2018 by Go Global awards in the international category.

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In the News:

NAWBO Charlotte past president Penny Benkeser appeared on WJZY’s Good Day Charlotte with co-host Barbara Pinson. During October’s National Women’s Small Business Month, Penny shared information on the 92,000 women-owned businesses in the Charlotte metro area and the chapter’s 2nd Annual Success in the City event held on October 26.

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