ChallengeHER is a national initiative designed to promote the WOSB Federal Contract Program, to bring more women-owned firms into the federal government’s supply chain and provide an avenue for government agencies to meet qualified women-owned small business contractors.
The free ChallengeHER Boston event will educate attendees on growth opportunities in government contracting as well as how to participate in the SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program.
ChallengeHER is a joint program from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) and American Express OPEN, the small business division of the financial services company.
A sample of local businesses and organizations presenting at the event include:
- US Army Soldier System
- Local Small Business Administration
- ABT Associates
- USACE New England District
The event will be held at the O'Neil Federal Building on Thursday, August 17 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM.