• Norcal PTAC Presents: Women Owned Small Business Certification | Webinar

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    Name: Norcal PTAC Presents: Women Owned Small Business Certification | Webinar
    Date: September 17, 2020
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
    Event Description:

    Learn about SBA's Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program, and how to use it to leverage your business!
     

    In 2019, the federal government awarded approximately $7 billion in contacts to certified Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs). Join us to review the requirements of SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program, discuss latest changes to the WOSB certification process, and explore how to optimize and successfully complete the application on the new portal: beta.certify.sba.gov.

     
    The SBA position all small businesses to win at least 23% of all federal contracting dollars each year by allocating set-aside contracts and subcontracting requirements. Five percent of the total set aside for small businesses is dedicated to women-owned businesses. WOSB set-asides are for industries where women have been historically underrepresented (see: eligible industries and their NAICS codes). Some contracts may be restricted further to economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSB) which adds the further requirement of income verification.

    To be eligible for the SBA's Women’s Contracting program, a business must be a small business, at least 51% owned, controlled, and operated by a woman who is a U.S. citizen.

     

    Speaker

    Nanci Pigeon

    Procurement Specialist, Norcal PTAC

    Nanci has 21 years’ experience in Federal contracting and small business advocacy. She holds a BS in Management from Park University and an MS from the Air Force Institute of Technology in Strategic Purchasing. She is also a Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM) through the National Contract Management Association and has a current Level III Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C).

     

    Co Hosts

    Norcal PTAC

    Northern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center provide no-cost government contracting counseling, bid matching, and training.

    AnewAmerica Women’s Business Center, Oakland

    AnewAmerica Women’s Business Center - Oakland provides training, counseling and other support services to help women entrepreneurs start and successfully grow their businesses.

     

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    Online Webinar
    Date/Time Information:
    Thur, Sept 17, 2020
    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
    Contact Information:
    Norcal PTAC
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