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Michael Chmura

Access, Influence, And Growth

Greetings from the annual NAWBO conference in San Diego. I had the privilege last night of moderating an after dinner panel with the inaugural inductees of the new NAWBO Hall of Fame.   What an amazing group of women. •    Koni Kim, President & CEO of the Koni Corporation, •    Maria de Lourdes Sobring, Founder and…

Michael Chmura

Considering: “Social Media For Small Biz: A Girl Thang?”

I’m really glad I got Michele Pepe-Warren to talk to her cat last week.   Michele was reacting to the recent findings from the Guardian Life Small Business Research Institute that women business owners feel more strongly about the importance of using social media in their business. Notably, the women reported social media important in TWO…

Michael Chmura

Women’s Entrepreneurship From A Global Perspective

I spent one of my evenings in Riyadh this week at the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA). I spent the evening with Seema Khan, SAGIA’s Chief Strategy Officer, and a group of about 20 women entrepreneurs to discuss their companies and the challenges of starting and growing an entrepreneurial business in the Kingdom.  The…