Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Seminar To Aid Women.(Final)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a meeting in Albuquerque on Wednesday to increase access to larger markets for female business owners.

The Women's Business Procurement Project will be from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Albuquerque Hilton, 1901 University NE, according to a press release.

Female business owners, corporate supplier diversity representatives, financial and business planners, lawyers, economic developers and procurement experts are invited.

Theresa Alvillar-Speake, director of the Office of Minority Impact and Diversity at the U.S. Department of Energy, will speak.

"Women-owned firms represent 33 percent of all privately owned businesses in New Mexico, but their sales represent just 15 percent of the state's total output," Margot Dorfman, CEO of the U. …

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