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Why Join Us?

Whether an employee, entrepreneur, or the CEO of a multimillion-dollar firm, women’s inequality issues in the workforce and as business owners, perpetuate as obstacles to success in our current society. NAWBO Sacramento’s desire is to address the relevant topics, increase awareness, and improve the business atmosphere for women through seminars and education, lobbying politicians, and fellowship with like-minded local business owners.

Join your voice with over 12 million women business owners.

Opportunity to give back and pave the way for future business owners.

Access to “member only” benefits for you, employees and family members.

Members say 50% or more of their revenue comes from NAWBO members.

NAWBO is a 100% investment in you – best business decision you can make in
yourself.

About NAWBO Sacramento

NAWBO Sacramento is the local chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners in the Sacramento Valley, chartered in 1987.

Our chapter provides members with a variety of educational, social, economic and political programs that support women in building successful ventures and making effective changes in business culture. Our goal is to provide you with access to Mentors, Advisors and Advocates to help grow your business and your community relationships.

About NAWBO Sacramento

Sacramento

NAWBO Sacramento is the local chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners in the Sacramento Valley, chartered in 1987.

Our chapter provides members with a variety of educational, social, economic and political programs that support women in building successful ventures and making effective changes in business culture. Our goal is to provide you with access to Mentors, Advisors and Advocates to help grow your business and your community relationships.

Member Spotlight

Get to know our newest NAWBO Sacramento Chapter members

Jenine

Jenkins

J. Smith & Co.

Consulting

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Jenine Jenkins is an award-winning Coach, HR Consultant and Diversity and Inclusion Strategist with over 15 years of experience in the human resources discipline. She facilitates instructor-led training while utilizing group exercises, discussion, and real-life examples to facilitate solid understanding. In her capacity as Consultant, she has served organizations in California, Colorado and Maryland by providing fundamental leadership training that includes a focus regarding how these skills impact the inclusiveness and belonging of the organization or team. She has worked with organizations such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Department of Labor and California State University, Sacramento.

Additionally, she has helped to drive D&I strategies by providing training and coaching through programs such as the development of strategies intended to reach diverse populations, facilitation of wrap sessions to discuss issues affecting race and equity at work and various mediations of conflict stemming from perceived racism and micro aggressiveness. In her work as a D&I practitioner, she has worked with organizations such as Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, University of California, Davis, High Speed Rail and Umoja Community Education Foundation.

She has also developed comprehensive policies, procedures and processes that cultivate and support an inclusive environment with an intentional focus on building an atmosphere of equity and belonging amongst staff and leadership alike. She uses her knowledge of diversity, inclusion and racial equity to provide coaching, consultation and assistance for implementation of proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategies.

Career Highlights
• Design and deliver diversity-related training in areas such as workplace diversity, cross-cultural communications, active Allyship, and conflict resolution.
• Consult with Senior level leadership to mobilize diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies.
• Serve as resource to clients in best practices to help drive D&I strategies by providing training and coaching to ensure execution of D&I initiatives throughout the organization
• Use quantitative and qualitative data to develop and evaluate programs; utilizing data to develop new and existing course curriculum as a method of process improvement.
• Developed and executed strategies within the recruitment process to achieve a diverse and inclusive recruitment and selection process.

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NAWBO members’ businesses employ more employees than the average women-owned business.

Average number of years that NAWBO members have owned their business.

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NAWBO members in the professional, scientific and technical services sector.

25% of members make more than $1 million in annual sales and 34% make more than $500K.

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NAWBO members access capital through credit cards; 37% utilize private and family.

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NAWBO members hold post-graduate degrees.

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NAWBO Members are over the age of 45; 25% are in the 35-44 age group.