The U. S. Small Business Administration’s programs help small businesses win federal contracts and works to make sure small businesses get at least 23 percent of all federal contracting dollars, creating a wealth of opportunities for women-owned businesses. The Government Circuit shares meaningful resources and helpful tips for using your voice, getting prepared to do business with the government, leveraging what you know, and partnering to take advantage of more opportunities.   


Demystifying GSA Schedules

GSA Schedules can be confusing and concerning for small businesses. This session helps you to understand what GSA Schedules and Schedule Consolidation is, benefits and pain points, and how you can develop your strategy for success as a small business on a GSA schedule.

Presented by WIPP

Ignoring Cybersecurity Can Cost You Contracts and Time

Whether a federal contractor or not, being up to date on the latest requirements, trends and threats in cybersecurity can save your business and your contracts. Through this session, you will have the opportunity to assess the cybersecurity aptitude of your own business, discover new cyber trends, understand the new requirements, get answers to your questions, and review a case study based on actual cybersecurity breach.

Presented by WIPP

Women’s Business Advocacy: It’s Policy…Not Politics, What Every Woman Business Owner Should Know

In today’s political environment, it is critical for business owners to understand the policies that can affect their bottom line. In this session, you will hear from policy experts as they provide invaluable information on Capitol Hill’s hottest topics like WOSB program changes, procurement, tax code, the economy, infrastructure, global markets and workforce development. Join this dynamic session by learning how to let your voice be heard and staying in the know!

Presented by WIPP


One-on-One with wipp

Meet with experts from Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) on GSA Schedules, cybersecurity, policy, advocacy and more. Coach sessions will occur directly after each learn session above, to help you dive deeper into important topics to help you better prepare for government contracting opportunities.