National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

Boosting Your Business Continuity During COVID-19

We need each other more than ever to stay connected, support one another and rise up from this challenging time. While NAWBO National and many of our chapters have postponed in-person events for the time being following state and national recommendations, we are thrilled to offer a regular schedule of virtual programming each week that is available to the public—so please join us and tell all your entrepreneurial women friends so they can benefit and get to know NAWBO at the same time!

These are public events; we’re all in this together and everyone is welcome!

The schedule is as follows each week and programming specifics will be announced every Friday for the week to come:

  • Tuesdays – Virtual Lunch & Learn – 12 p.m. ET
  • Wednesdays – Community Connect – 5 p.m. ET
  • Fridays – Virtual Connect & Learn – 10:30 a.m. ET

Click here to get the details for this event.

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Meet Top Business Schools Virtually

The World’s Largest MBA Tour is coming to your home this fall! Register now and join our partner, QS, virtually for FREE to meet with top business schools! At this online event, you can get all your MBA-related questions answered and learn about different business schools’ program offerings.

By attending this virtual event, you’ll also be able to:

  • Gain access to $7M in scholarships
  • Receive a virtual resume review after the event
  • Attend info. sessions and seminars
  • Receive test prep resources
  • Participate in an alumni panel
  • Attend a Happy Hour Q&A to network with fellow attendees
  • All for FREE and from the comfort of your home!

Click here to register now

Meet Top Grad Schools Virtually

The World’s Largest Grad School Tour is coming to your home this fall! Register now and join us virtually for FREE to meet with top graduate schools! At this online event, you can get all your grad school-related questions answered and learn about different schools’ program offerings.

  • Gain access to $7M in scholarships
  • Receive a virtual resume review after the event
  • Attend info. sessions and seminars
  • Receive test prep resources
  • Participate in an alumni panel
  • Attend a Happy Hour Q&A to network with fellow attendees
  • All for FREE and from the comfort of your home

Click here to register

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From Day One Virtual Conferences

From Day One is pleased to invite you to our upcoming virtual conferences. Each half-day virtual event will include keynote, fireside chat, and panel discussions on our virtual main stage, as well as workshop sessions, chat, and one-on-one networking opportunities that will facilitate interaction with our presenters and your fellow participants.


Oct. 20: Making the Most of a Breakthrough in Health and Wellness  Register now.

Nov. 17: Building a Skilled Team: How Upskilling, Coaching, and Recognition Can Help  Register now.

Dec. 15: The Future of Work in an Era of Rapid Change   Register now.

To Learn More Click Here 


AAAED 47th National Conference and Annual Meeting

Transformational Leadership Development Conference For Women

Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL) is a four-day learning experience designed to equip women leaders with actionable strategies to overcome the hurdles women often face in the workplace. Join this immersive leadership development experience designed to drive results and accelerate the advancement of women on November 2–5, 2021, in Orlando, Florida, or Virtually.

Click here to learn more register.

33rd Annual GMiS Conference

October 11 – 22, 2021
The 33rd Annual Great Minds in STEM Conference is less than 4-months away! This virtual conference taking place October 11-22, 2021 will bring our partners First-Class Diversity in effort to provide access to World-Class STEM Talent!

As our country emerges from these unprecedented times, GMiS remains committed to motivating our underserved and underrepresented students with STEM academic and professional journeys. By working collaboratively, we can continue to provide students the resources they need to be strategic in their perseverance and success. We do this by:

  • STEM Career-Readiness Coaching Sessions
  • Premier Plenary
  • Webinars
  • CAHSI Machine Learning Workshop
  • STEM Video Spotlights
  • Two-Day Career and Graduate School Fair

Learn More Here

NAWBO’s National Women’s Business Conference 2021

October 17-19, 2021

Every entrepreneurial journey starts with a dream. To create something new, better or more meaningful. To be your own boss and leader. To enjoy a more flexible lifestyle. To leave a legacy for the next generation. To give back to a community. To change the world in positive ways. Whatever your dream as a woman business owner, NAWBO is here to power it by delivering a uniquely fun and impactful experience infused with connectivity, inspiration, learning, resources and more.

For 2021, our major conference focuses are technology and sustainability. The world has changed in ways we never imagined possible. An overnight shift to remote work forced incredible innovation and progress that we will no doubt carry with us and evolve as we move into the future. What do we need to sustain this level of change and opportunity? How can we sustain ourselves through this time—and times to come? What technologies will we tap into to drive even more progress?

Register Here

The 2021 Women Who Count Conference

October 18-22, 2021

For the safety of our attendees, and in an effort to be able to provide you with the best possible conference, the 2021 Women Who Count National Conference will be virtual. Our conference promises to be even bigger and better than last year. Our new virtual platform will allow us to provide even more engagement with other attendees and an enhanced virtual experience. AFWA’S annual Women Who Count National Conference brings professionals from all accounting and finance industry sectors together for four days of networking and education. The 2020 Conference featured 39 speakers covering topics on accounting, tax, finance, leadership, communications, and more.


Industry Professionals from across the country attend AFWA’s Women Who Count Conference to become more knowledgeable on industry trends and gain a competitive edge with leadership development. Conference veterans and new attendees alike join to connect with each other, gain insight and inspiration and celebrate the AFWA experience.

  • 200+ accounting and finance professionals from across the country
  • NASBA sponsored CPE in technical and professional development
  • Chapter development and leadership training
  • Career resources and support
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Access to our Marketplace and resources to build your career and business

Register Here

The 2021 NMSDC Conference + Business Opportunity Exchange

October 25 – 28, 2021

The 2021 NMSDC Conference + Business Opportunity Exchange virtual conference will be held October 25 – 28, 2021. Registration is now open!

Activate your Growth. Resilience. Innovation. Transformation. (G.R.I.T.) and get ready to position and elevate your company. We are committed to providing high-quality impactful sessions and networking opportunities to prepare you to put your G.R.I.T. in motion.

Workshops: Discuss best practices, current trends and solutions to emerging issues with industry thought leaders, chief procurement officers, and seasoned minority business executives.

Business Opportunity Exchange: Showcase your business, network and connect at the virtual Business Opportunity Exchange. Set up virtual meetings with buyers and suppliers using live chat and video.

Sponsorship: Partner with NMSDC and become a sponsor of the NMSDC Conference + BOE.

Matchmaker: Whether you are a corporate member looking to meet with certified MBEs or a certified MBE looking to connect with other MBEs, our matchmakers will allow you to get there. Schedule one-on-one meetings with suppliers and explore opportunities to work together to meet your business needs. More information coming soon…

Register Here

Merck’s Economic Inclusion Virtual Lab

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Join with us as we bring back our innovative virtual experience designed to connect diverse suppliers with Merck procurement, and you. The 2021 Merck Economic Inclusion Virtual Lab: Connect, discover & experiment for a greater change on November 3rd and 4th.

Network, Connect and Collaborate with national and global suppliers including Merck’s prime suppliers.

Activities happening during the event.
• November 3, 2021: Educational Day, Power of Inclusion Awards, COE Fireside Chats
• November 4, 2021: Virtual Business Opportunity Fair (Connections Time)
o Exhibit Hall, Business Fair Opens: 8:15am EST-12:00pm EST and 1:00pm EST- 4:00pm ESTh.


SCMSDC Leadership Excellence Awards

November 4th, 2021
Virtual Gala

The Leadership Excellence Awards is the night we honor the change-makers among us: in business, public office, diversity, and inclusion. And we always do it in style. The event encompasses two awards, the Leadership Excellence Award (LEA) and the MBE Input Committee-hosted Corporation of the Year Award (COTY).

Learn More Here

USPAACC 2021 CelebrASIAN Business Development Conference












Mon, Nov 8, 2021 at 8:30 AM – Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

the USPAACC 2021 CelebrASIAN Business Development Conference — an occasion where we celebrate and uplift the partnerships between corporate and government entities and Pan Asian American and other minority-and diverse-owned small businesses. Panels, roundtable discussions, and meet-and-greet networking events where some of the best minds in the industry connect with Pan Asian American and other minority- and diverse-owned businesses for a mutually beneficial amplification of voices.

It’s a new world out there. One that will be built on trust, togetherness, and partnership. A world where we lift each other up and open doors through shared values and collaboration. Together, we step into a future where our differences are celebrated, and our partnerships are cherished to create a foundation for a new tomorrow.

After surviving a world-changing event that upended our lives, we are committed to building a future where success and opportunities arise from working together, in synergy with one another. We understand that to get ahead requires a vast network of patrons, cheerleaders and champions, in addition to adding value. Similarly, corporate and government entities know that in a rapidly changing world, true success comes from collaboration and partnership that is inclusive and equitable. During the CelebrASIAN Business Development Conference, we will bring these parties together to spark connections, generate ideas and deals, and create the synergy that moves forward with the potential to make an impactful difference.

Register Here

WITI’s 2021 Digital Inclusivity Summit and Conference

December 7-8, 2021

WITI’s Digital Inclusivity Summit will take place December 7-8, 2021 online with attendees, speakers, award winners and inductees from across North America, South America, EMEA, APAC, and Australia.

WITI (Women in Technology International) is committed to empowering innovators, inspiring future generations and building inclusive cultures. A leading authority of women in tech and business, WITI has been advocating and recognizing women’s contributions in the industry for more than 30 years. The organization delivers leading edge programs and platforms for individuals and companies — designed to empower professionals, boost competitiveness and cultivate partnerships, globally. Our ecosystem includes more than 3 million professionals, 60 networks and 300 partners, worldwide.

Register Here

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Global Conference

Join virtually on December 7th & 8th, 2021

The Conference Board’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion event serves as a platform for exceptional practitioners worldwide to share their work and discuss race, social justice, neurodiversity, women’s health, disability, allyship, and others.

We invite you to join us on the essential journey to create workplaces committed to inclusion, equity and belonging as we build on the momentum of this great event and design an all-new agenda for December. And on this special occasion, we will be hosting our first-ever truly global conference, with additional live conversations scheduled specifically for audiences based in European and Asian time zones.

DEI professionals’ work is never-ending, and we join with the community to create an event that addresses their most current challenges and celebrates their achievements.

Register Here

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Upcoming Events

  1. LULAC 2021 National Women’s Conference
    November 12, 2021 - November 13, 2021
  2. CSUN Center on Disabilities 2022 Conference
    March 13, 2022 - March 18, 2022
  3. WiCyS 2022 Conference
    March 17, 2022 - March 19, 2022

Upcoming Events

  1. LULAC 2021 National Women’s Conference
    November 12, 2021 - November 13, 2021
  2. CSUN Center on Disabilities 2022 Conference
    March 13, 2022 - March 18, 2022
  3. WiCyS 2022 Conference
    March 17, 2022 - March 19, 2022