From Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP):
In June 2014, the new Small Business Administrator, Maria Contreras-Sweet gave a speech at the Center for American Progress, announcing her priorities for the SBA. Many of these points and statistics are of particular interest to Women Impacting Public Policy and women entrepreneurs. For instance, women-owned businesses have grown by a remarkable 20 percent in just five years. More than a quarter of our small businesses are now owned or led by women!
A few highlights of the expanded efforts of the SBA:
Modernize its Capital Access Programs
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