NWBC Welcomes New Council Members

993521_517770281609801_1883301639_nThe National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) has announced the addition of two Council Members to its representative board of women leaders and business owners. The newest Members are Marsha Bailey, Chair of the Association of Women’s Business Centers and Founder and CEO of the Women’s Economic Ventures and the Small Business Loan Fund of Santa Barbara; and Teresa Nelson, Astia Global Advisory Board Member, Professor at Simmons College School of Management & Director of the Entrepreneurship Program. The NWBC Chair released the following statement:
 
“I’m thrilled to welcome two new women to the National Women’s Business Council: Marsha Bailey and Teresa Nelson,” said NWBC Chair Carla Harris, a 2014 Generation W speaker.  
 
“Marsha and Teresa were chosen for their passion for and commitment to the women entrepreneurship agenda. Marsha’s proven leadership, experience working with the U.S. Small Business Administration, and passion for mentorship will be a great value-add to the NWBC. Teresa brings a wealth of academic insight and expertise to the Council, as well as a global outlook. They are joining a diverse team of influential women leaders and business owners. I look forward to their dynamism and new perspectives and I know that both will contribute greatly to NWBC’s mission of advancing women entrepreneurs.”
 
“On behalf of the National Women’s Business Council staff and Council Members, I congratulate and give a warm welcome to Marsha Bailey and Teresa Nelson.”
 
The National Women’s Business Council is a non-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners. For more information about the Council, visit nwbc.gov. For more information about the new Council Members, full bios are available online at: http://www.nwbc.gov/about/meet-the-members-of-the-council.

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