U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet hosts Veteran Woman business owners for a special Veteran's Day Google Hangout-On-Air.
The participants discuss the various support mechanisms the SBA offers to aspiring small business owners and existing businesses. Particular emphasis is given to programs from Veterans of the Armed Services and Woman-Owned-Businesses.
Many of the SBA programs offering Small Business Grants, Loan Programs and Counseling Programs for women are offered through state agencies.
The Small Business Administration has established the Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Empowerment Contracting Program wherein they aim to provide federal contracting assistance to eligible small business corporations which are located in underutilized business zones so as to improve their employment opportunities, investments, and their area's economic development.
The United States Small Business Administration, otherwise known as SBA, is a United States government agency that was established on the 30th day of July, 1953.