ChallengeHER Designed to Strengthen WOSB Program

Program helps women business owners navigate federal contracts process

ChallengeHER is an national initiative to strengthen and promote the WOSB program.
Source: New Hamphire Union Leader, Article written by Kimberly Houghton, published August 18, 2015.
More than 130 women who own small businesses in New Hampshire and surrounding states gathered on Tuesday to educate themselves on small business certification and government contracting.
ChallengeHER is a national initiative designed to promote the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program. This year’s Women Impacting Public Policy’s ChallengeHER event was held at Rivier University — the first time the program has ventured into New England.
“The U.S. government is the world’s largest customer,” said Tracey Shechtman, director of advocacy and customer events for American Express OPEN.  MORE…
WOSB Federal Contract Program contracting officers to set aside certain federal contracts for eligible women owned small business.  ChallengeHER is deisgned to strenghten that program.  Contact your nearest PTAC to learn more about the WOSB Program.


 For help with Government Contracting: contact your nearest Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). Funded through Cooperative Agreements between the U.S. Department of Defense and state and local governments/institutions, PTACs provide free and low-cost assistance in virtually all areas of government contracting.