More Government Contracts Being Awarded to WOSB

March 18, 2016 SBA: Federal Government Breaks Contracting Record for Women-Owned Small Businesses Source: SBA, Miguel Ayala, March 2, 2016 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 … Continued

New NAICS for WOSB and EDWOSB set-asides!

March 7, 2016 Expanded list of Industries eligible for WOSB set-asides released APTAC Staff article Effective Wednesday, March 3, SBA made major changes to the Women’s contracting program. Pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015, a study was … Continued

WOSB Still Disadvantaged Winning Government Contracts

February 3, 2016 Businesses Owned by Women Less Likely to Win U.S. Contracts, Study Shows Source: The New York Times, Jackie Calmes, February 2, 2016 The odds of businesses owned by women winning a federal contract are about 21 percent lower than … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on Certification of WOSB and EDWOSB

December 28, 2015 Certification of Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSB) Source: SBA, Claudia Rodgers, December 23, 2015 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking input and comments on certification of Women-Owned Small Businesses … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on WOSB/EDWOSB Certification

December 18, 2015 Advanced notice of proposed rulemaking poses many questions – Deadline February 16,2016 In today’s Federal Register, SBA published a somewhat unusually crafted “advance notice of proposed rulemaking” regarding the certifications of Woman-owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically … Continued

Will the SBA Implement a WOSB Certification Program?

December 5, 2015 Inspector General: SBA Should Implement WOSB Certification Program Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, November 2, 2015 The SBA should implement a women-owned small business certification program, according to the SBA’s own Inspector General. In a recent report on … Continued