ChallengeHER Success Story: Lisa Phillip Finds Exporting Success

At the first export networking meeting Lisa Phillip attended, she was warned that, unless her family had been in the male-dominated export industry for generations, she had little chance to become an exporter, let alone be successful. Undaunted, she started her now hugely … Continue reading

Small and Medium-Sized Companies in the Focus of Exporting News

Small and medium-sized exporting companies had several reasons for good spirit in the last couple of weeks – especially Trans-Pacific Partnership and Export-Import Bank supporters. The final agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) got a substantial coverage across the news, as … Continue reading

WIPP Signs Strategic Partnership with International Trade Administration on Exporting Initiatives

Earlier today, WIPP joined Assistant Secretary Jadotte at the U.S. Department of Commerce to announce a new partnership to increase awareness about exporting in the U.S. business community. Women Impacting Public Policy’s (WIPP) new strategic partnership with Commerce’s International Trade … Continue reading

It’s Time to Lift America’s Ban On Crude Oil Exports

by Barbara Kasoff, WIPP President Since the start of the year, a surprising amount of support on both sides of the aisle to remove the ban on crude oil exports has emerged. Is this a sign that we are entering … Continue reading

Entrepreneurs shine during National Small Business Week

By Linda McMahon, SBA Administrator Through awards ceremonies, media interviews and community events, we honor entrepreneurs whose achievements stand out. As an entrepreneur myself, I know the hard work that goes in to starting and building a small business – efforts … Continue reading

April Policy Watch #HillUpdate: The House Has Been Busy Tackling IRS Reforms, Financial Rules, the Next NDAA & More

HSBC Chairman Chabot Urges Inclusion of Small Business Bills in FY19 NDAA Last week before the House Committee on Armed Services, Chairman Steve Chabot of the House Small Business Committee urged members to incorporate a package of 13 bipartisan small … Continue reading

Writing YOUR Success Story

By Linda McMahon, SBA Administrator Once upon a time…. It’s the classic opening to our favorite fairy tales. As children we dream of magic potions and knights in shining armor that will provide our happily ever after. How were we to … Continue reading