Our Mission

To help women business owners Connect > Grow > Succeed. To always embrace and strengthen our charity, Carpenter Place.

NAWBO National

 Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of America’s more than 10 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy.

Our Vision

Help Create Viable businesses and successful entrepreneurial leaders through networking, support and connection to resources.

Our Events

Our events are the perfect opportunity to not only learn about current topics affecting businesses of all sizes, but to also network with Wichita Area Business Owners.

Carpenter Place

Changing a Life, Bring Your Change is our special fundraiser for Carpenter Place during 2014-2015.  Bring Your Change to our Events!

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An investment in NAWBO membership provides a portfolio of benefits that propel business growth and personal and professional development.


Jeanne Erikson

NAWBO Wichita Co-President

Coach and Owner of Collaborative Life Coaching.  Jeanne is a graduate of coach training, wellness training, and has been awarded the Professional Certified Coach credential by the International Coach Federation, the premiere international coach certification body. She served as the Ethics and Standards Committee Chairperson for that organization which has about 20,000 members from over 100 countries. She is a member of coaching and mediation organizations.


Speaker: Susan Colantuono
Title: Career Advice You Likely Did Not Get
Her Bio:
Location: Wichita Bar Association, 225 N. Market, Suite 200, Wichita, KS 67202
Date: Thursday, July 14th
Time: 11:30 AM




Shirley Noah

NAWBO Wichita Co-President

Owner of  Design Specifics.   – Present.  Interior Designer, Home Staging, Model Home Designer, & Interior Selection Specialist.  She is a member of the Wichita Area Builders Association, the Wichita Area Board of Realtors, & the American Society of Interior Designers.

Help Kansas women business owners grow their business.
Igniting change that helps our members succeed.
Increasing partnerships for women entrepreneurs.
Be a part of a united voice impacting Public Policy.

Call us today at (316) 804-8101 or email president@nawbowichita.com