Interview: Cristina Garcia, Women Vets On Point

When Cristina Garcia retired from the military after 24 years of service, she was scared of what would come next. “The last few months of my active duty I was stressed. I had anxiety. I had a little bit of depression,” she said. She thought to herself, “where’s my paycheck going to come from? Is

EA Virtual Meetup: Discrimination in Small Business Lending

Entrepreneurship Advantage is holding monthly meetups to share COVID-19 resources, discuss challenges and strategies, and find ways to support each other. One major challenge: Black and brown businesses have been hit hardest by COVID. Black-owned small businesses declined by 41 percent, while Latino-owned small businesses declined by 32 percent compared to the national average of

Advocacy Day 2020 Recap | MiLEs Virtual 2020 Is Sold Out

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” – Maya Angelou Read our statement in support of the black community. In this Must Know… Advocacy Day Recap MiLEs Virtual 2020 Is Sold Out! Sign Up for Waitlist for Future Course Everyone’s Two Cents for Small Business Relief Join our Entrepreneurship

Advocacy Day 2020 Recap

Thanks to more than 60 registrants who made our first virtual Advocacy Day a success. A special thanks goes to the amazing women who are leading California on issues of small business and to all of those participants who spoke with their representatives. And of course, we couldn’t have pulled it off without the generous

Dr. Rohini Rattu, Dimples Pediatric Dental

In 2007, Dr. Rohini Rattu obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City. She soon realized her passion for Pediatric Dentistry and wanted to start her own practice.

MiLEs Virtual 2020 | Discrimination in Small Business Lending

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” – Maya Angelou Read our statement in support of the black community. In this Must Know… Join MicroLending Essentials: Virtual 2020 from August 11 to September 15, 2020 Join our Entrepreneurship Advantage Virtual Meetup on July 30, 2020 at 11:00am PDT. Race and Diversity

CAMEO Goes Virtual: MicroLending Essentials and Advocacy Day

It is with sadness that we write this news: Robert Gnaizda passed on July 11, 2020. Our hearts go out to Claudia Viek, CAMEO’s former CEO, and Robert’s family. Bob, as friends knew him, was an exceptional man: a fighter for justice, an advocate for the underdog, a family man, and an insatiable lover of

FY2021 Federal Appropriations to Date

The House FY2021 appropriations bills have passed out of the House Appropriations Committee. A full House vote is the next stop. Senate appropriators have delayed bill markups over fears that the Senate would be drawn to copy the House and add billions of dollars in emergency supplemental appropriations. Below are the proposed funding levels for

Robert Gnaizda Will Be Missed

It is with sadness that we write this news: Robert Gnaizda passed on July 11, 2020. Our hearts go out to Claudia Viek, CAMEO’s former CEO, and Robert’s family. Bob, as friends knew him, was an exceptional man: a fighter for justice, an advocate for the underdog, a family man, and an insatiable lover of chocolate.  Visit Robert Gnaizda –