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Recent posts by Anna Pratt

Business needs prompt conference in Spanish

This August, Ana Gonzalez was among 60 of her peers who heard from Latino business leaders on marketing, leadership, business planning, and legal requirements for small businesses.

She attended the Center for Rural Affairs’ inaugural Empowerment for Latina Women in Business Conference, offered solely in Spanish.

Celebrating Women’s Small Business Month

October is Women’s Small Business Month, making it a great time to highlight the work and accomplishments of Women’s Business Centers across the country. Nationally, there are about 115 centers that service more than 146,000 women.

These centers provide free and high quality resources, business coaching, trainings, and mentorship for women who are seeking to start or improve their small business. The recipients of these services are a growing group of entrepreneurs.