|Women & Government Contracting|
WIPP Procurement Programs
The WIPP Federal Contracting Certificate Program provides members with credentials, recognition, and tools to successfully compete in the federal marketplace. This program is a benefit for WIPP members. Completion of Level 1 ensures listing in the WIPP National Directory of Women-Owned Small Businesses.
Press Release, February 19 2014:
MyContracting Magazine, the first federal contracting publication for women business owners featuring: the WIPP National Partner Contractor Spotlight, WOSB Opportunity Watch, Sources Sought, Agency Forecast, OSDBU Focus interview, contracting policy updates, procurement top tips, guest articles by contracting experts, and educational opportunities (webinars and live events).
April 09, 2014
Current Issue with focus on Cybersecurity
In 2013 WIPP, the SBA, and American Express OPEN® created ChallengeHER, an initiative to help expand the reach and impact of the WOSB Federal Contract Program by step-by-step training designed to lead WOSBs through SAM registration and WOSB certification, and to help WBOs market themselves to federal agencies and develop strategies to successfully compete for WOSB contracts.
WIPP has hosted 39 events through out 2015.
Sample District Event Agenda: CLICK HERE.
Sample Agency Event Agenda: CLICK HERE.
ChallengeHER Press Release:
April 23, 2013
Give Me 5, named for the 5% federal contracting goal for women-owned businesses and created by WIPP and American Express OPEN®, is designed to educate women entrepreneurs on how to successfully navigate the federal contract marketplace through a full range of freely accessible and on-demand online educational courses ranging from contracting basics to more advanced courses.
Give Me 5 has over 60 educational courses, with 20 highly specialized contracting instructors and 1,700 total participants in 2013.
WIPP's contracting educational curriculum is found at www.GiveMe5.com
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ChallengeHER Las Vegas
Give Me 5: Follow the Money