The National Association of Women Business Owners – Minnesota Chapter (NAWBO-MN) provides a local avenue for women entrepreneurs to connect with their peers. Women business owners, large and small, join together for regular networking, educational programs, mentorship and support. Nationally, NAWBO was founded in 1975 to open doors for women entrepreneurs by transforming public policy and leveling the playing field. Representing the issues and concerns of women-owned businesses at the national, state and local levels, NAWBO is in the forefront of advocating on behalf of women business owners and the issues that impact their companies.
16526 W 78th Street, #168
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Contact Admin at: 612.326.7772
We help women business owners have access to education, peers and support to guide them through scalability, stability and succession.
Within the next 4 years grow NAWBO-Minnesota into THE premier Minnesota women's business organization providing connections, networking, education and public policy for owners seeking greater growth and higher-level business success.
2021 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
IN RESPONSE TO EFFORTS TO MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, WE ARE POSTPONING UPCOMING IN-PERSON EVENTS. IN THE MEANTIME, WE ARE HOSTING MANY VIRTUAL EVENTS AND WEBINARS TO PROVIDE YOU WITH CONNECTIONS THAT COUNT.
If you are interested in speaking or presenting* at one of our events, please download and complete this form and return it to the NAWBO-MN Admin at email@example.com. For questions, please call 612.326.7772.
*Please Note: NAWBO-MN does not pay speaker fees or travel expenses for standard NAWBO-MN meetings or events.
We encourage you to be a Learning Lab host; all members are invited to participate! Click here to download & fill out Learning Lab speaker request form. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mary Younggren - Advent Group
@Advent_Talent and @adventtalentgroup
Wendi Breuer - SeaChange
@seachangeprint and Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendibreuer/
Kasey Worrell Hatzung - Fusion Hill
Nikki Rohloff - Roach Associates
Jessica Parker - Dragon Dreams Jewelry LLC
@Dragon Dreams Jewelry LLC
Jaime Adams-Taets - Keystone Group International
@Keystone Group International
@EGL ACE Research
Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs
Wendi Breuer - SeaChange - https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendibreuer/
Mary Younggren - Advent Group - https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryyounggrenadventgroup/
Catalyst Fund Chair
Kasey Worrell Hatzung - Fusion Hill - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaseyhatzung/
Awareness Committee Chair
Allie Mann - Allie Mann Marketing - https://www.linkedin.com/in/allie-jo-mann-90625712/
Membership Committee Chair
Jessica Parker - Dragon Dreams Jewelry LLC - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica-parker-pmp/
Programming Committee Chair
Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall of Fame Event
The Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall of Fame honors Minnesota’s most successful female entrepreneurs and advocates who have made significant and enduring contributions to impact women’s entrepreneurial development in Minnesota.
Regardless of whether the inductee is living or deceased, their accomplishments and/or contributions are of such special significance that they will be thought of as outstanding when reflected upon from the perspective of future generations.
Inductees must have:
- Made enduring contributions to Minnesota’s entrepreneurial community
- Made an impact on women’s entrepreneurial development in Minnesota
- A meaningful connection to Minnesota (such as place of birth, education, and/or business location) and
- Demonstrated leadership qualities or a spirit of entrepreneurial innovation that can serve as an inspiration to future
generations of Minnesota entrepreneurs
Our Annual Achieve! Awards are our opportunity to showcase and celebrate those successful women who have made great strides and seen significant success in their businesses. This event is also a wonderful opportunity to get motivated, make meaningful connections and to showcase your own business.
Congratulations 2020 ACHIEVE Winners: Nicole Middendorf, Tracy Gliori, Eri O'Diah and Andrea Murphy!