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National Initiative ChallengeHER Connects Women-Owned Firms to Federal Contracting Opportunities

Advisory Date: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Advisory Number: 
Norman Eng 617-565-8510

Media Invited to Attend


When:      Thursday, August 17th 2017 at 9:00a.m.

Where:     The Tip O’Neill Federal Building, 10 Causeway Street, MA 02122

Who:        ChallengeHER is a joint initiative from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) and American Express OPEN.

What:       The free ChallengeHER Boston 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 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.