Vision Statement

The National Association of Women Business Owners-Memphis is the definitive association for CEOs, Entrepreneurs and Executive Officers of diverse, women-owned businesses. Members are recognized worldwide by prestigious organizations as leaders of successful and professionally run companies.

Mission Statement

Propelling women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power.

Corporate Partners Value Proposition

The National Association of Women Business Owners provides Corporate Partners direct access to our membership and direct access of our members to decision makers to grow their future businesses.

Board of Directors Core Values

The values that drive the decisions of the Board of Directors are: Integrity, Commitment, Knowledge and Professionalism.

What We Strive For:

Focusing on the group as a whole for greater good of the whole.
Responsiveness to our Stakeholders/Membership
Inclusivity & Diversity
Responsiveness to changing needs
Offering assistance to our members
Providing invaluable benefits for our members

We demonstrate “teamwork” by pursuing collaboration while fostering an environment of individual commitment and personal accountability. We foster cooperation to define and realize common goals and objectives.

Continuous Quality Improvement

We demonstrate continuous quality improvement by evaluating our processes and seeking feedback. We improve and adjust our systems on an ongoing basis to build upon our success and our strengths and to respond to the changing needs of our membership..


We demonstrate integrity and honesty through the alignment of our intentions, words, and actions and acknowledge the trust placed in us by our stakeholders and our membership.


We strive to achieve excellence by being challenged by our membership to bringing their best game to the meeting. Expertise, professionalism, commitment and enthusiasm.


In principle and in practice, NAWBO values and seeks a diverse and inclusive membership. NAWBO seeks full participation in the organization by all business owners who support our mission to empower women entrepreneurs, regardless of race, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability. NAWBO’s goal is to effectively represent the full diversity of the women business owner community and to expand access to leadership opportunities across the full spectrum of our membership.