ChallengeHER New Orleans


Jul 26, 2013


ChallengeHER is a joint initiative by American Express OPEN, the Small Business Administration and Women Impacting Public Policy to promote the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program and bring more women-owned firms into the federal government’s supply chain.

The New Orleans ChallengeHER event will provide women-owned small businesses with resources and knowledge to help grow their businesses through federal contracting.

Confirmed speakers at this time include:

John Shoraka – Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, SBA

Barbara Kasoff – President and Founder, WIPP

Edward C. Foley – Deputy for Small Business, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District

Angelina Waring – Acquisition Section Chief, Louisiana Recovery Office (LRO), Department of Homeland Security – FEMA




View map Lindy C. Boggs International Conference Center
University of New Orleans
2045 Lakeshore Drive, #236
New Orleans, LA

Additional Information


American Express OPEN, the Small Business Administration, Women Impacting Public Policy



Contact name

Jason Lalak

Contact email

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