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Women Business Owners Honored at Virtual National Women’s Business Conference Hosted by NAWBO

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) was proud to honor several trailblazing women business owners during its Virtual National Women’s Business Conference (WBC2020) Awards Gala on Wednesday evening, September 23rd.

“Our NAWBO community is brimming with women who are deeply deserving of honors,” says Cristina Morales Heaney, 2020-2021 Chair of the NAWBO National Board. “These four women really stood out in 2020 for their overall business excellence; for the legacy of women’s entrepreneurship they have created for future generations; for their contributions to the status and visibility of women-owned businesses; and for their ‘give-back’ attitude and servant focus.”

“One of my favorite parts of the conference is honoring our Woman Business Owner of the Year,” adds Jill Calabrese Bain,

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With Plans to Turn Around Fashion Business, Walmart Debuts ‘Elevated’ Men’s and Women’s Brand

Over the past few years, Walmart has ramped up its arsenal of fashion brands in a bid to compete more heavily in the style space and nab a larger share of consumers’ wallets. Today, the big-box giant is doubling down on that goal with the launch of a new men’s and women’s label — developed by an in-house team of designers led by former Bonobox exec Dwight Fenton.

In a statement, the Bentonville, Ark.-based company announced the debut of Free Assembly, touted as a “modern fashion brand that offers elevated style essentials at an incredible value.” The fall line includes more than 30 items for women and 25 pieces for men, each priced between $9 and $45.

“Through our ongoing strategy of expanding our assortment for our customers, we’ve shown that we’re serious about establishing Walmart as a fashion destination,” said Denise Incandela, SVP of Walmart’s women’s group, elevated and

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Forbes School of Business & Technology’s Center for Women’s Leadership to Host Webinar on Developing Curiosity

Dr. Hamilton, chosen by Thinkers50 Radar as one of the world’s most innovative thinkers, creator of the Curiosity Code Index, and author of the book Cracking the Curiosity Code, will share the four factors that inhibit curiosity and ways to overcome them.

“While the mechanisms that correlate curiosity and effective decision-making at a workplace may not be gender-specific, we can agree that curiosity helps leaders become more motivated and efficient in a workplace,” said Dr. Maja Zelihic, department chair in the Forbes School of Business & Technology, and CWL board member. “We look forward to exploring this important topic and related leadership concepts more in depth during the webinar.”

According to Dr. Hamilton, “As women leaders, we must consider the value of modeling and fostering curiosity. When we admit we do not have all the answers, it allows us to embrace learning from others. Additionally, developing curiosity can

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