In this article, Michelle was quoted from the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit.

For Small Business Owners Who Dream Big

Are you a small business owner with big dreams? One of this morning’s most informative sessions—titled “Operate Small, Supply Big” and hosted by American Express OPEN— provided practical, actionable advice to entrepreneurs eager to land contracts with large corporations and the government. [Related: ES Day 2: Big Winners and Real Talk at Entrepreneurs Summit] Three […]

These articles are programs that Michelle help create, develop, and implement.

Government Meets Goal Set in 1994 for Women’s Business Contracts

Rebecca Boenigk, the chief and a founder of Neutral Posture, a furniture manufacturer, brought in $7 million last year from government contracts and expects that to double or triple this year. Credit Michael Stravato for The New York Times   After more than 20 years of effort, the federal government has, for the first time, […]

After 20 Years, Women-Owned Small Businesses Finally Receive 5% Of Federal Contracts

For the first time ever last year the federal government awarded 5% of its contracts to women-owned small businesses. This may not sound like a big deal, but it is. The government set that 5% goal for itself more than twenty years ago–in 1994–as part of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act. That act led to the […]