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Recent Minority Business News
- Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:25:46 +0000: Business Sunday - MBDA Syndicated News Feed
Created on March 6, 2014
As we close out National African American History Month, the Commerce Department is proud to announce our participation in the launch of Business Sunday. This initiative is focused on connecting current and future business leaders from congregations and communities around the country with the federal resources they need to start and grow their companies. As a reflection of the President’s commitment to job creation and economic opportunity for all Americans, Business Sunday will help people access valuable technical assistance, grant information and other resources from the Minority Business Development Agency, BusinessUSA and the Small Business Administration. The initial Business Sunday program will take place on Sunday, March 30, 2014 following services at the 19th Street Baptist Church in Washington, DC.
- Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:35:18 +0000: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Salutes the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) on its 45th Anniversary - MBDA Syndicated News Feed
Minority firms provide nearly 6 million Americans with sustainable jobs and build wealth in our communities, says Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement recognizing the 45th Anniversary of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA):
- Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:48:31 +0000: U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker on the Minority Business Development Agency’s 45th Anniversary - MBDA Syndicated News Feed
- Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:41:33 +0000: U.S. Department of Transportation invites you to the “Women In Transportation Symposium: Promoting Future Industry Leaders” - MBDA Syndicated News Feed
Created on March 4, 2014
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pmLocation:U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters1200 New Jersey Ave SEWashington, DC 20590
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Office of Small Disadvantaged Business (OSDBU) invites you to the “Women In Transportation Symposium: Promoting Future Industry Leaders.” Hosted by the OSDBU, and in partnership with the National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC), the event commemorates Women’s History Month by focusing on the empowerment of Women Owned Businesses and young women interested in careers within the transportation industry.
Attendees will learn about new initiatives, resources to help grow their businesses and upcoming contracting opportunities from DOT leadership, including Acting Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez, and key industry stakeholders. Agency internship program leads and private sector representatives will be available to provide career tips and discuss available resources to high school and college students.
There will also be an active Networking Session where attendees will have the chance to interact, increase their marketing efforts and learn about potential opportunities directly from Small Business Specialists from each DOT Mode, state and local transportation representatives, and Prime Contractors. Representatives from across the Mid-Atlantic Region will also be available to discuss the upcoming Purple and Red Line Metro Projects in Maryland and the South Capital Bridge Project in the District of Columbia.
Capacity is limited and participants must be pre-registered. For security purposes, all participants must present a picture I.D. on the day of the event. Doors will open at 9:00 am, at the main building entrance.
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