WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "NAWBOapplauds the President for his selection of two highly-qualified and capable individuals to lead such prominent posts within his Administration," said Diane Tomb, President & CEO of the National Association of Women Business Owners."Both have the vision and expertise necessary to play integral roles in our nation's government andcontinue to get our economy on track."
From the White House Rose Garden, President Obama nominated Penny Pritzker as his new Commerce Secretary and Michael Froman to be the next U.S. Trade Representative.
"Women business owners are the fastest-growing segment of the country's economy," said Tomb. "In his selection of Penny Pritzker to lead the Commerce Department, President Obama shows he is committed to harnessing that economic driver.We agree with the President that Penny Pritzker is one of the most accomplished and respected women business ownersand are confident she will translate her skills developed as a business owner to the public sector as she leads the Department of Commerce to promote job creation and economic growth."
Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide by: strengthening the wealth creating capacity of our members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community; creating innovative and effective change in the business culture; building strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations; and transforming public policy and influencing opinion makers. Learn more at www.nawbo.org.
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