Affiliations & Awards

 

recent affiliations

2017 - Present MFUG Union Bank Community Advisory Board
2017 - Present First Republic Bank Community Advisory Board
2015 - Present American Sustainable Business Council, Co-Chair, Working Group for Women
2010 - 2017 Assoc. for Enterprise Opportunity, Board member
2012 - 2014 State Microenterprise Association Network, Chair
2006 -2007 Micro Credit Enterprises, Director of Guatemala Study Mission
1998 - Present Social Venture Network/ SV Institute/ Investor’s Circle, Member

 

Previous Affiliations (partial list)

2004 - 2007 SPUR, Board member
2002 - Present Mal Warwick & Assoc., Board member of a direct mail business
2002 - 2003 National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) President
2001 - 2007 TMC/Working Solutions, Board member, Micro Loan Fund
1999 - 2004 Bay Area Community Equity Fund, Founding Board member
1997 - 2002 Pacific Incubation Network, Founding member & Officer
1996 - 1999 National Business Incubation Association, Board member
1993 - 1996 San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Board member, Chair of Community Lending Initiative


list of awards

2017 Honorary Igniter, Urban Fire
2017 SBA Small Business Advocate
2016 Rising Star Award, Assoc. for Enterprise Opportunity
2013 Top 100 Small Business Influencers
2013 Women Impacting Public Policy Advocacy Award
2013 Women in Business Champion of the Year Award from the Los Angeles Small Business
Administration and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
1996 Business Incubator of the Year, from the Nat’l Assoc. of Business Incubation
1994 Audrey Nelson Award for Excellence from the National Community Development Association
1989 Champion of Small Business Award from the US SBA