About Us

The National Association of Women Business Owners, Columbus, Ohio Chapter, is a Central Ohio organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs in all industries. Membership is open to sole proprietors, partners and corporate owners with 5% ownership in their company. Active members who live in a chapter area automatically join both chapter and national organization of NAWBO.

Mission Statement

NAWBO Columbus advances women entrepreneurs toward economic, social and political achievement. By helping them:

  • Develop and grow strong, profitable women-owned businesses
  • Build strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations
  • Transform public policy and influence opinion makers
  • Affect changes in the business culture


Vision Statement

The National Association of Women Business Owners propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.Diversity Statement In principle and in practice the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) values and seeks a diverse and inclusive membership. NAWBO shall seek full participation in the organization by all women business owners regardless of race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability. NAWBO's goal is to fully represent the diverse make-up of the women business owner community through increased representation within ethnic and minority communities and to expand access to leadership opportunities.