SBA Web Chat Series for women business owners

SEATTLE — The U.S. Small Business Administration is presenting a series of four web chats in October — National Women’s Small Business Month.

Experts will give advice to women on how to put together business plans, navigate the challenges of entering competitive markets, and establish the foundation for a successful, profitable enterprise.

— Oct. 4, noon:  “Starting and Growing Your Business” with Erin Andrew of SBA’s Office of Entrepreneurial Development.  Participants can join the live web chat, and also post questions beforehand by visiting, and clicking on the web chat event under “What’s New.”

— Oct. 11, 1 p.m.: “Finding Capital” with Jeanne Hulit, associate administrator, Office of Capital Access,

— Oct. 16, noon: “Contracting with the Federal Government” with John Shoraka, associate administrator, Office of Government Contracting and Business Development.

— Oct. 25, 11 a.m.: “Business Opportunities for Young Women” with Ana Harvey, assistant administrator for the Office of Women’s Business Ownership.

To see archived web chats, go to



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