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SBA teams with Count Me In to promote women’s entrepreneurship

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence (CMI) havesbalogosmall launched a cooperative Strategic Alliance Memorandum to promote opportunities for women entrepreneurs through education, training, and counseling. 

The launch, held in Washington, D.C. at SBA’s headquarters, also recognized Women’s Small Business Month.

The alliance between SBA and CMI will help to strengthen and expand small business development opportunities, particularly those to women entrepreneurs. The alliance is intended to promote collaboration on the development of resources and information to benefit the needs of the small business community, and of women-owned small businesses. SBA and CMI will develop a joint podcast on business start-up and financing, as well as a Web chat on small business issues affecting women entrepreneurs.

“SBA shares a common mission with Count Me In to help encourage more women to be entrepreneurs and to give them the tools to succeed as business owners,” said SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills.  “Coordinating efforts with this tremendous organization will help to ensure that we reach even more women- owned small businesses.”

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