SBAIC News

EnCompass Engenders Improved Development Outcomes

Jun 13, 2017
Jelena B. Simmons, EnCompass LLC

It is a well-known fact that women comprise half of the world’s population.  But it is a lesser-known fact that they also make up 40 percent of the global work force. According to the UN Statistics Division’s 2015 report on The World’s Women...

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China Education Program Plays Pivotal Role in International Development for American Students; Enhances Relations between China and the U.S.

Jun 13, 2017
Julia A. Wilson, CEO, Wilson Global Communications, LLC

When the International Monetary Fund and The World Bank announced in Dec. 2014, that China had surpassed the U.S. as the world’s leading economy, based on their respective citizens’ real purchasing power (Purchasing Power Parity), it was a real...

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Making Cents International Leads Positive Youth Development Globally

Jun 12, 2017
Dr. Christy Olenik, Vice President, Technical Services and Project Director YouthPower: Evidence and Evaluation IDIQ

Making Cents International is a dynamic and innovative woman-owned small business working to advance the social and economic well-being of youth and adults around the world. We work with partner organizations to build their capacity to support...

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Initiatives Inc. Takes Global Initiative to End Tuberculosis by Expanding Public- & Private-Sector Efforts

Jun 12, 2017
Rebecca Furth - Sr. Technical Advisor, Initiatives, Inc.

Initiatives Inc. is working in support of USAID’s core tuberculosis objective to strengthen national tuberculosis  strategies and programs in 23 priority countries. 

To improve TB case detection, diagnosis and treatment in countries with...

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Connexus’ Facilitates Thought Leadership to Promote Food Security

Jun 12, 2017
Anita Campion, President & CEO

Started in 2007, Connexus Corp. is a U.S.-based, woman-owned small business that provides a broad range of consulting and advisory services, primarily in the areas of finance and enterprise development. Connexus organizes an annual learning event...

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GeoPoll Harnesses Mobile Technology to Support Liberia’s Domestic Revenue Mobilization Efforts

Jun 12, 2017
Njeri Wangari

In March 2017, GeoPoll conducted a text messaging campaign to 37,000 should-be Liberian taxpayers in advance of the upcoming tax deadline. The campaign provided information, including the payment deadline and a phone number for the taxpayer...

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SBAIC welcomes 9 new members at April 2017 meeting

Apr 11, 2017
Janel Poche, SBAIC Vice Chair

SBAIC is pleased to welcome 9 new members at the April 4, 2017 Bi-Monthly Membership Meeting.

SBAIC now has 177 members, 126 of which are Full Members -- Full Members are U.S. small...

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Technology for Peru’s Fight Against Timber Trafficking

Sep 6, 2016
Adam Watson, Program Manager/Arshak Hovanesian, Business Development Manager

Timber trafficking in Peru is depleting the natural resource wealth of one of the world’s most bio-diverse countries. Endangered species, such as Spanish cedar and big leaf mahogany, are valuable commodities in the global market....

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