April 17, 2021

Tag: SBA

Columbia, Local Business Scoop, Medellin

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Leads Global Entrepreneurship Ministerial in Colombia

Fifteen nations and international organizations represented in SME policy discussion  MEDELLIN – Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)  and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, kicked-off the second annual Global Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) Ministerial during the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Medellín, Colombia today. Fifteen nations and several international bodies were represented at the ministerial featuring agency leaders and other […]

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DC, Local Business Scoop

SBA: Federal Government Breaks Contracting Record for Women-Owned Small Businesses

For the first time, federal government hits women’s contracting goal; 5.05 percent or $17.8 billion awarded to Women-Owned Small Businesses; Senior Administration officials and Members of Congress herald historic contracting achievements WASHINGTON – Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, was joined by Valerie Jarrett, Senior […]

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