Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Enterprising Women – May 2018

A Note from Thaddeus Hammond, SBA

We are thrilled to feature Thaddeus Hammond, our District Office Technical Representative from the U.S. SBA North Florida District office. The SBA’s office of Women’s Business Ownership oversees the WBC (Women’s Business Center) network across the country.

Here, Thaddeus talks about the collaboration between JWBC and the SBA:

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is undergoing a “re-branding” effort and is centered on, “The SBA Reimagined.” The connective design element in our logo communicates that the SBA connects customers with the appropriate resources to help them start, grow, expand and recover, while the centered “B” reflects our customer-centric focus and the upward arrow-A-is a strong symbol for progress, growth and forward motion. The JWBC embodies what the new SBA Logo represents. Continue reading…

Enterprising Women, March 2018

International Women’s Day  March is an important month for all women. Women’s History month was created by Congress in 1987. International Women’s Day, however has been celebrated on March 8 since the early 1900s. In 1975, The United Nations adopted the date as International Women’s Day. It is a global day celebrating the social, economic,… Continue Reading

Enterprising Women – January, 2018

Dear JWBC Community, As the Advisory Chair of the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center, I am continually inspired by the vision, dedication and authenticity of the entrepreneurs in our community. The challenges they face each day and the dedication they show to continue to move forward is an example of true courage. As a business owner and leader… Continue Reading

Enterprising Women – December, 2017

Dear JWBC Community, Every day I am fortunate to hear stories of inspiration that come from the entrepreneurs, sponsors, mentors and friends of the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center community. These stories of successes, challenges, ideas and outcomes are true to the lives of entrepreneurs and those that support them. Reflecting on these stories and a… Continue Reading

Enterprising Women – October, 2017

October is National Women’s Small Business Month, a perfect time to launch “Enterprising Women”, a newly developed newsletter of the JWBC designed to tell the stories of entrepreneurial leadership in Northeast Florida. As the new Director, I am thrilled at the opportunity to lead the JWBC into a new era of expansion to become a… Continue Reading



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