NAWBO-Indianapolis Annual Visionary Awards recognize

the success and impact of women-owned businesses.

NAWBO-Indianapolis women business owners Indiana legislature networking

NAWBO-Indianapolis impacts, influences and propels Indiana

to be a leading state for women-owned businesses.

NAWBO-Indianapolis events are designed to inspire,

educate, and honor women business owners.

NAWBO-Indianapolis drives business networking,

growth, education, and diversity opportunities.

NAWBO-Indianapolis connects women business owners with

resources, opportunities, and each other.

NAWBO-Indianapolis supports and strengthens its members

through learning, luncheons and networking events.

The mission of NAWBO-Indianapolis is to

Drive Business Forward.

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The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.

As an organization with a “customer first” philosophy, we:

STRENGTHEN the wealth creating capacity of our members and promote economic development within the entrepreneurial community,

CREATE innovative and effective changes in the business culture,

BUILD strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations, and

TRANSFORM public policy and influence opinion makers.

NAWBO-Indianapolis received its charter in 1997 and is one of the largest of 60 chapters across the United States.

Latest News/Upcoming Events


Are You Considering an Intern?


NAWBO-Indianapolis and the IUPUI School of Health and Human Sciences Department of Tourism, Event, and Sport Management and the Department of Computer Information & Graphics Technology School of Engineering and Technology have developed an alliance that will provide an opportunity for NAWBO Members and Corporate Partners to secure interns.

To learn more, click here

NAWBO-Indianapolis | Lunch & Learn Zoom Meeting

NAWBO Connect

Every Monday from 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Join us for 30 minutes each Monday at noon where we will discuss best practices and provide helpful insights to make sure your business is ready to face whatever life throws your way.

Inspiring Women

Get details from the 2019 Trailblazers panelists about what inspires them and keeps them moving forward.

Beyond the Bucks: Growth Strategies of Successful Women Entrepreneurs, sponsored by Bank of America Private Bank and developed in partnership with Babson College.

Access our event programs online whenever it’s convenient for you. Learn about the beginnings of NAWBO in the  Spotlight on H.R. 5050 white paper sponsored by PNC Bank.


NAWBO-Indianapolis 2019 Visionary Awards Program

NAWBO-Indianapolis 2021 Trailblazers Program Booklet


Upcoming NAWBO-Indy Events...



With Louann Dummich, PNC Relationship Manager-Treasury Management Officer
Whether you oversee the finances of a young growing company or a mature firm with established practices, working with your bank’s treasury management team can enhance your existing cash flow and working capital management processes.
Join us to learn best practices to optimize your balance sheet by:
  • Enhancing cash flow
  • Learning best practices and key considerations
  • Working with your treasury management provider


Date:  Thursday, July 29th
Time:  2:00 p.m. E.T.
Location:  Virtual 


Click Here to Register 



Join Kaia Thompson and Daune Conwell from Pacers Sports and Entertainment as they tell you more about the Fieldhouse of the Future.
Learn about:
  • Current and future renovations to the Fieldhouse
  • The new health & safety guidelines we put in place to make you trip to the Fieldhouse feel comfortable
  • Potential Pacers procurement process
Kaia and Daune will also fill you in on what different packages and options they have so you can be a part of the future as well.
Date: Tuesday, August 17th
Time: 3:00 p.m. E.T.
Location: Virtual
Fieldhouse of the Future



Join us for our August Luncheon where we will have a conversation regarding  Post Pandemic Transitions – what to know to protect and grow your business.  We will also address legal issues, business concerns, and processes you need to know.  Each registrant will be entered in to a drawing for a chance to win a complimentary registration for our 2021 NAWBO National Women’s Business Conference.  


Date: Thursday, August 19th
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
2727 E. 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Charge: $55/member

Space will be limited so get your seats early.  Please note the event will start promptly at 11:00.



Date: Wednesday, November 10th

Location: Indiana Roof Ballroom

140 W. Washington St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204



Resources you need to achieve smart business growth are available to NAWBO members on both a local and national level—resources that can help you find everything from new sources of capital to maximizing your certification to tips on how to begin government contracting. Join NAWBO and drive your business forward!

Our Members Say It Best

Read what NAWBO-Indy members have to say.

Laura Sniadecki, A.G. Maas Company, NAWBO-Indianapolis member

Laura Sniadecki

A.G. Maas Company

“I've learned strategies to run my business more effectively through monthly programming and relationships built with other women business owners. It has also been a forum for creating partnerships with fellow members to gain new business. As a working mom, I gain strength and encouragement from other working moms. Additionally, these women are my friends—we share something so unique in common!”

Tiffany Thompson, DaMar Staffing Solutions, NAWBO-Indianapolis member

Tiffany Thompson

DaMar Staffing Solutions of Indianapolis, Inc.

“I have been a NAWBO-Indy member since January 2011, and I can truly say that it was a great decision to join the organization. NAWBO opens doors for women business owners to make connections. I am convinced that NAWBO is committed to helping women and small businesses grow professionally. Your NAWBO membership is like most things: you only get out of it, what you put into it!”

Jill Hall, ReproGraphix, NAWBO-Indianapolis member and past president

Jill Hall

Repro Graphix Inc.

“NAWBO is an amazing women’s organization comprised of actual business owners that network, support and promote each other’s businesses.”

Jeryl Mitsch, Mitsch Design, NAWBO-Indianapolis member and past president

Jeryl Mitsch

Mitsch Design | NAWBO member since 2003

“NAWBO has been a terrific source of information, new business leads and contacts that I can call on when I need assistance with my business. Just last week one of the members sent me an email informing me of an opportunity for my business that I was not aware of. It is great to have so many incredible women business owners looking out for one another.”

Jannett Keesling, Keys to Work, NAWBO-Indianapolis member

Jannett Keesling

Keys to Work, Inc.

“NAWBO has given me a wonderful opportunity to network with business women and has definitely helped with the growth of my business.”