Looking Back at 45 Years of NAWBO

Feb 12, 2020 | Uncategorized

45 Years

In 1975, the Steelers and Vikings faced off in the Super Bowl, Bill Gates and Paul Allen formed a little partnership called Micro-Soft, The Godfather II ruled the Academy Awards…and NAWBO was founded. To celebrate our 45th anniversary in 2020, we’re looking back at milestones that laid a powerful foundation for NAWBO powering the dreams of women business owners today, starting with:


That’s when a group of a dozen like-minded businesswomen in the Washington, D.C. area gathered to share information and create an atmosphere of professional community to further and strengthen their entrepreneurial interests. They incorporated as the Association of Women Business Owners (AWBO), which later became NAWBO.

Click here to view our 45th anniversary infographic.

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