ChallengeHER is a national initiative designed to promote the WOSB Federal Contract Program, to bring more women-owned firms into the federal government’s supply chain and provide an avenue for government agencies to meet qualified women-owned small business contractors.
The free ChallengeHER New York event will educate attendees on growth opportunities in government contracting as well as how to participate in the SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program.
ChallengeHER is a joint initiative from the U. S. Small Business Administration, Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) and American Express OPEN, the small business division of the financial services company.
A sample of participating organizations are below and a full list can be found in the agenda:
• U.S. Department of Transportation
• U.S. Department of Labor
• U.S. Census Bureau
• Social Security Administration