Beyer joins a bipartisan list of candidates supported by NAWBO National.
Washington, D.C. —The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is announcing its endorsement of U.S. Representative Don Beyer in his bid for re-election in Virginia’s 8th District.
“Congressman Beyer’s choice to co-sponsor the Gender in Corporate Leadership Act which encourages board diversity as well as the Women’s Small Business Ownership Act which supports the public and private sector working together on behalf of women business owners are just two examples of his unwavering efforts on behalf of women nationwide,” explains Molly Gimmel, NAWBO National Board Chair. “He is an ardent advocate for women and his constant work to achieve gender parity and support women’s economic empowerment falls directly in line with NAWBO National’s mission. Speaking personally, as someone who lives in his District, I have seen firsthand his steadfast support for women and small business owners.”
"One of my primary goals since I first ran for Congress has been to promote the economic empowerment of women. An endorsement from NAWBO, which helps so many women small business owners, means a great deal and I am honored to receive it," says Congressman Beyer.
NAWBO National considers candidates for endorsement after they have won their primary. The selection of candidates is based solely on their history of business ownership or their voting record demonstrating their consistent support of business owners. Additional endorsements will be made by NAWBO prior to the November 6thgeneral election.
Founded in 1975, NAWBO is the unified voice of America's more than 10 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries. NAWBO develops programs that help navigate women entrepreneurs through the various stages of their business growth. To learn more, please visit www.nawbo.org.