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Small Business Majority invites you to their webinar

Thriving Through the Crisis: Resources for Women Business Owners in Los Angeles

About this webinar

As new developments continue to unfold around the spread of COVID-19, many small business owners have questions about how closures will impact their business and employees long term.

Small Business Majority and FOUND/LA invite you to attend a webinar covering updates and resources for women-owned businesses impacted by COVID-19. Learn what resources are available to you as a small business, including state and federal programs that can help you during these challenging times.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Update on federal, state and local assistance available to small businesses
  • An overview of alternative lending options including micro-loans, SBA's loan guarantee program, CDFIs and reputable online lenders
  • Resources to consider for resuming operations to keep employees and customers safe
  • An overview of #ShopSafeShopLocal campaign
  • Access to information about the LA COVID-19 Regional Recovery Fund
  • Q&A session 

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    Isabel Guzman Director, Office of the Small Business Advocate @ Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development

    Isabel Casillas Guzman brings over 20 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, launching ventures, helping small businesses navigate the federal government, and creating policies and programs to help advance entrepreneurship and innovation.

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    Marsha Olson Director, Community Partnerships & Programs @ FOUND/LA

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    Geri Aglipay National Women's Entrepreneurship Manager @ Small Business Majority

    Geri manages Small Business Majority’s national outreach to women entrepreneurs and women's business organizations. As a former solo-entrepreneur, Geri is passionate about helping entrepreneurs strengthen their asset building and building an inclusive economy that works for all through entreprene...

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    Xiomara Peña CA Program Director @ Small Business Majority

    Xiomara Peña focuses on strengthening relationships with policymakers, small business owners and organizations across California. Her portfolio includes overseeing policy recommendations and advocacy work in California as well as managing statewide educational initiatives around workforce, entrep...

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    Alexandra Dawson Community Development Officer @ LISC-LA

    Experienced Lending Program Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit affordable housing development community.

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    Claudia Shah Lead Business Advisor @ Small Business Development Center, East LA Initiative

    Claudia Shah develops programs to support bilingual entrepreneurs and business owners through technical assistance and business development.

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    Small Business Majority

    Small Business Majority is a national small business advocacy organization, founded and run by small business owners to ensure America's entrepreneurs are a key part of a thriving and inclusive economy.

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