Plan to attend Exporting for Women on Wednesday, February 2nd from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., a virtual round table for women to discuss international trade topics with experts in international shipping, logistics, finance, compliance, legal issues, marketing, sales, and pricing.
Register today for this free event hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Central/North Florida District Export Council, and the Tampa Bay Organization of Women in International Trade (TBOWIT). Panelists will offer solutions to your export issues and questions.
- Sandra Campbell, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service, Clearwater, Session Moderator
- Devon Barnett, TBOWIT, Tampa International Airport
- Candace Chen, Facelube, District Export Council of Southern California
- Mary Allen, Natural Brand Works
- Sandro Murtas, Small Business Administration, Office of International Trade – Florida, PR, and USVI
- Selma Canas, Florida SBDC at the University of South Florida
- Olga Pina, Shutts & Bowen, LLP
- Madison Lawson, Enterprise Florida
- Laurel Evans, XPO Logistics
- Ivette Compton, Global Bridge Network
- Wade Elliott, Port Tampa Bay
The registration deadline is Tuesday, February 1. You must register to receive the link to the webinar. You can submit your questions to panelists at registration.
Women Empowered Leave Legacies Through Trade & Investment (WELLTI) Virtual Event Series
The U.S. Commercial Service invites U.S. women business leaders to join us for virtual discussions with women entrepreneurs across Africa and the Middle East. During each WELLTI event, participants will hear from local SMEs in the designated market, learn about export opportunities and make connections with potential business partners in Africa or the Middle East. For more information, view the WELLTI page.
October 19, 2021: Ghana
November 3, 2021: United Arab Emirates
November 23, 2021: Saudi Arabia
January 11, 2022: Tanzania
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) developed Enterprising Women of Color (EWOC) to focus on the fast-expanding minority women entrepreneur population as a revenue generators for families, communities, and the nation.
Minority women are the fastest growing population of entrepreneurs. While many women are making tremendous strides in the business world, they still face obstacles as entrepreneurs. MBDA serves as an advocate for women’s economic empowerment by supporting efforts to advance women’s equality and promote women economic advancement programming. The vision of EWOC is to ensure women worldwide to reach their economic potential.
Learn about upcoming events at https://www.mbda.gov/enterprising-women-of-color
Meet some of the women who are driving export success for U.S. companies. Working with the U.S. Commercial Service to establish and advance their international sales strategies, these women are a great example of what is possible for women-led businesses around the United States.