The National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County chapter (NAWBO OC) is a community of women entrepreneurs dedicated to expanding the entrepreneurial and economic empowerment of women business owners through advocacy, business development training, networking, and togetherness.


Networking with women that care about your success


Shaping the business environment for women entrepreneurs


Workshops, webinars and resources to help your business thrive

NAWBO OC is a community of women entrepreneurs committed to helping each other learn, grow, and prosper.

We provide business development training and resources for women entrepreneurs at all stages of the small business lifecycle.

NAWBO OC empowers our members to advocate for policies that improve the business environment for women entrepreneurs.

Members enjoy discounted and free access to events and special programs just for them.

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Advocacy Webinar 2018 Election Recap/2019 Look Ahead

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Joy Lutes, NAWBO National VP of External Affairs, will share her insights into the 2018 Congressional Elections and look ahead to 2019. In this webinar, you can expect to: Discuss…

NAWBO OC Books + Coffee December meeting: BIG MAGIC

December 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

In November, we're reading Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. Elizabeth Gilbert keynoted NAWBO National's Women Business Owner Conference in October and we were blown away by her wisdom, resilience, and…

NAWBO OC & WE-OC Holiday Mixer

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Orange County Chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO OC) and Women Entrepreneurs of Orange County (WE-OC) invite you to a fun evening of networking, mingling, and laughter. Slip into…

Virtual Connect & Learns** What is Your Business Success Destination?

January 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“If you don’t know where you’re going, how will you know when you get there?” When you started your business, you likely had a picture in your mind of your…

NAWBO OC New & Prospective Member Orientation, January 15, 2019

January 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This is a free monthly event open to all new and prospective members who want to learn more about NAWBO and our local Orange County chapter, NAWBO OC. You will…

Membership Orientation

February 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Did you know that with your NAWBO membership you have the following benefits: Affinity Partners- “member only” benefits, eLearning Series-cutting edge resources to become a better business leader, Ability to…

SOARing to High-performance!

February 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you know what high-performance is for your employees and your company? When your team learns to SOAR, by integrating their Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, and Results, they can accelerate their…


March 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

NAWBO represents the voice of 10 million women business owners for over forty years and we continue to advocate, educate, empower and propel women business owners in our country. This…

Don’t Be Afraid to Hire

March 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Often times as business owners we believe that we can do it all.   Hiring employees can help you grow your business. What is stopping us?   We don’t want to deal…

How to Build Leverage and Prepare to Scale Your Business

April 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For so much of your business journey, you’ve been running to keep up with your business, especially when it comes to pace of growth within your business. You’ve mastered attracting…

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NAWBO OC is the Orange County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO).

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