Welcome to NAWBO Lexington, the website of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Lexington, KY Chapter. Whether you are just starting a business or have been a woman business owner for many years, you will find a supportive, educational and energetic environment within NAWBO Lexington. As our Mission states, we exist to Strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of our members and promote economic development; Create innovative and effective changes in the business culture; Build strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations; and Transform public policy and influence opinion makers. Not sure what all that means? By all means, come to a meeting the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Sal's and find out! You are welcome to attend 2 meetings as a guest. If you have questions, please feel free to contact any of the board or our Chapter Administrator. We can't wait to meet you!

About NAWBO Lexington

The Lexington chapter of NAWBO strives to reflect the national mission which is to provide the following for its members.

  • STRENGTHEN the wealth-creating capacity of our members and promote economic development
  • CREATE innovative and effective changes in the business culture
  • BUILD strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations
  • TRANSFORM public policy and influence opinion makers

Our Monthly Meetings
We meet the third Tuesday of each month for our Luncheon that runs from 11:30am to 1:00pm at Sal's Chophouse on Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY. The cost of the meeting is $20 for members, $24 for guests.  We update members on monthly events, news and announcements and feature a guest speaker.  Our Future Meetings:

July 15th Luncheon:

Andrea Omidy, PhD

Topic: "Dare to Disagree" 

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2014 Winners' Circle

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Megan Smith
2014 Winners' Circle Recipient

The additional recipients of 2014 NAWBO Winners’ Circle were:

2014 NAWBO Woman Business Owner of the Year -
Julie Wilson, STORY Magazine

2014 NAWBO Tribute Award -
Neal Vaughan, Chrysalis House

2014 NAWBO Rising Star Award –
Sarah Burton, Simply Love Studio

2014 NAWBO Legacy Award- 

           Martha Layne Collins, Former Kentucky Governor

2014 NAWBO Member of the Year –
Sheila Taluskie, God’s Closet & The Purple Lunchbox

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Benefits of Membership

NAWBO membership offers opportunities for the woman business owner to reach business goals and maintain a competitive edge through training, education, corporate connection, educational and financial assistance opportunities, networking, peer support, public policy, certification, scholarships, annual awards and direct discount programs. Members receive a monthly newsletter and have the chance to be a mentor for a new business owner.

Contact Us:

Address:  P.O. Box 1806; Lexington 40588
NAWBO Chapter Administrator:  Hannah Emig

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