On the February 1st the SBA announced procedures for their new Women Owned Small Business Program (WOSB). Astra has received a copy of the SBA presentation “How to use GLS and the WOSB Program Repository” to share with our members and it is available on our website. This presentation provides practical guidance on submitting documentation to the SBA inorder to qualify as a WOSB.
Astra Women’s Business Alliance, a regional non-profit organization, provides WBENC certification to qualified women-owned businesses in the states of Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana and Northern California. Astra promotes business growth by creating opportunities for contracts with Fortune 1000 companies while providing these corporations with highly qualified strategic resources.