San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 23, 2012
Today Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) announced a strategic partnership with Pacific Community Ventures (PCV) that will allow both organizations to strengthen their ability to advocate for women business owners and work together to help their members experience successful business growth. Both WIPP and Pacific Community Ventures will collaborate on educational programming, events and activities that are of mutual interest and benefit to both organizations and their members.
WIPP is a national nonpartisan public policy organization advocating on behalf of nearly one million women-owned businesses and representing sixty-four business organizations. WIPP provides timely economic information, identifies important trends and opportunities to its membership and partners, and provides a collaborative model for the public and private sectors to increase the economic power of women-owned businesses. Visit http://www.wipp.org for more information.
Pacific Community Ventures builds responsible small businesses to create jobs and opportunities in lower income communities. Pacific Community Ventures accomplishes this mission through three core initiatives, Business Advising, InSight, and the provision of small business capital. Since the organization’s founding in 1998, Pacific Community Ventures has helped more than 1,300 entrepreneurs to create or maintain nearly 25,000 jobs in California. Learn more at http://www.pacificcommunityventures.org
“Partnering with Pacific Community Ventures will help WIPP strengthen its outreach to women business owners and increase its advocacy and educational programming," said WIPP President Barbara Kasoff. “Pacific Community Ventures is a very well respected voice, and WIPP is proud to be collaborating with an organization that creates so many incredible opportunities for women.”
Beth Sirull, Executive Director at Pacific Community Ventures, commented, “WIPP represents another important development in PCV’s commitment to partnering with best-in-class, targeted organizations that provide additional value to the companies that PCV serves. Through this partnership, we hope to continue to support and develop women business owners both on the ground and in the field and WIPP is a trusted partner in that effort.”