NEED TRAINING FOR A JOB: Grace Institute, a tuition-free job-readiness program for women. After undergoing extensive training in computer skills, business writing and communication, business math, office procedures, and keyboarding, these women are strong candidates to find employment in administrative or clerical positions. Grace Institute provides tuition free, practical job training for underserved New York area women of all ages and many different backgrounds. Grace Institute has a track record of placing 80% of its graduates in administrative and office support positions. Many leading companies such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Continuum Health Partners, Victory Schools, U.S. Census Bureau, and Morrison Foerster, among others, hire Grace graduates. For more information about the program, please call 212-832-7605 or visit

Women's Speakers Association a world in which women are empowered to authentically express themselves; to build a thriving, prosperous business; and feel a part of something greater.  

Own It Ventures: a community-based, business ecosystem created by two women entrepreneurs for women entrepreneurs and business owners.

85Broads a Global woman's network.

Writers beware.....hold on to your manuscript.

Complete Home Office Spot....they help you design your office.

Call for Action: helps consumers solve disputes.  301-657-7490

For a list of helpful government resources looking for subcontractors

Overseas Private Investment Corporation  Provides political risk insurance and loans to help U.S. businesses of all sizes invest and compete in 140 emerging markets and developing nations worldwide.

Netpreneur AdMarketing Community, the on & offline place for marketing entrepreneurs from Greater Washington, DC and the Internet to learn, connect & grow their businesses

The National Association of Securities Dealers is the largest securities-industry self-regulatory organization in the world.  Provides free information about investing.

New York Stock Exchange

National Business Travel Association 

Securities Industry Association's investor information page offers a concise primer on investment terms and much more.

Business Law  Focus on providing legal and regulatory information for small businesses, this site gathers up hard-to-find research and resources into one useful package for time-and cash-strapped small business owners.  A World of Resources for Entrepreneurs.

Catalyst: advancing women in business.

World Presidents' Organization. The World Presidents' Organization is a global organization of more than 3,300 individuals who are or have been chief executive officers of major business enterprises.

Business and Professional Women/USA  Focusing on assisting working women and furthering economic equity in the workplace.

National Women's Business Council. Bi-partisan, federal government advisory panel serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, the Congress, and federal agencies.

National Association for the Self-Employed

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs entrepreneurial service organization for women building and leading high-growth technology and life science companies. 

EntreWorld is designed to increase your productivity by getting you essential information as quickly and easily as possible.

Working Today represents the needs and concerns of America's growing independent workforce through advocacy, information and service.

Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and Rules (ICANN)

US Patent and Trademark Office

The World International Property Organization  (WIPO) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the use and protection of works of the human spirit.

US Patent and Trademark Office for other Intellectual Property Offices