As of July 15, 2022 the certification process for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) and Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs (EDWOSBs) has changed.
Updated regulations make it easier for qualified small businesses to participate in the WOSB Federal Contracting Program by improving the customer experience. At the same time, SBA is strengthening oversight and maintaining the integrity of the certification process.
Learn more about this program and how you can take advantage of this opportunity in this one hour informative session.
Nancy N. Alvarez, Supervisor Business Opportunity Specialist with the SBA Dallas/Fort Worth District Office will facilitate the workshop and will be available to answer specific questions on the certification eligibility and process.
Presenter: Nancy N. Alvarez serves as the Head of the 8(a) Business Development Program for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Dallas/Fort Worth District Office. She is instrumental in providing leadership, management and oversight to optimize the deployment of SBA’s Federal Contracting programs and serves the small business communities within a 72 county geographical area in North Texas. As the SBA’s Women Ownership Business Representative, she is responsible for increasing participation of women owned small businesses in Federal Contracting Programs and advocates to local Federal agencies on behalf of Women Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs). Nancy graduated from Jacksonville University with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude). She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor. She served on the Board of the City of Jacksonville, Mayor’s Hispanic American Advisory Board and the Mayor’s Small & Emerging Business Advisory Council. Additionally, she served as an advisory board member in the Beaver Street Enterprise Center, Jacksonville’s first business incubator. Nancy is currently an advisory board member of the Dallas/Fort Worth Federal Agency Small Business Advocacy Council (FASBAC), a small business professional’s forum where federal agencies share, gather, and create ideas that promote small businesses’ interest and participation in the federal marketplace.