Monday, January 17, 2011

Article of Interest: Contracting With Women-Owned Businesses

Find out how a woman running a construction business beat the odds and fostered growth for her own business and others by contracting with other women-owned businesses.  If she did it, you can too.

Increasingly, federal contractors of all types are being held accountable for meeting the modest goal of doling out 5% of their subcontracted business to women-owned firms. (Currently, the overall goals are to direct 23% of total Federal dollars to small businesses, plus 5% each for ‘disadvantaged’ and women-owned businesses, and 3% each for businesses in designated locations and those owned by disabled veterans.)
Want to Find Women-Owned Suppliers?  Build Your Own!

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