Strategic Alliances

LIAACC Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce

Contact : Phil Andrews | (347) 475-7158 |

Long Island Advancement of Small Business

Long Island Advancement of Small Business

Contact : John Hill | President & CEO | (516) 473-7202 |

The Long Island Advancement of Small Business MISSION is to affect positive growth for small business on Long Island. We provide educational programs where businesses learn practical skills to compete and grow their business. We foster a culture that supports professional goals aimed to provide JOBS, nurture INDIVIDUAL GROWTH and GIVE BACK to the community. We provide an environment where business owners come to share their experiences and obtain solutions to challenges. The LIASB is 100% committed to building a stronger small business community, and all membership dues are re-invested towards that goal. We are Not-for-Profit 501(c and our Board of Directors is comprised of the best academic and business minds that Long Island has to offer.

National Association of Women’s Business Owners

Contact : Kalpana Patel | (516) 240-8058 |

The Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC)

Contact : (207) 236-9753 |

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Contact : (516) 827-1290 |

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC)

The National Women’s Business Council is a bi-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners. The Council’s mission is to promote bold initiatives, policies and programs designed to support women’s business enterprises at all stages of development in the public and private sector marketplaces — from start-up to success to significance.

The Thypin Oltchick Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship @ FEGS

Contact : Fabianne Gershon | Executive Director | 212-360-7502 |

TOI, launched in May 2006 by an endowment to F·E·G·S recommends professional resources to women of all ages who want to become entrepreneurs and small business owners. The Institute is unique – it is a matchmaker for entrepreneurs, introducing them to the most reliable experts and services for their business needs in the Greater New York Area. The Institute continually adds to its expansive network of partners who create individually tailored business development strategies for its clients.