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The Minority Business Development Agency to Announce Historic Collaboration with Divine Nine Sororities and National Women’s Leadership Organizations

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WASHINGTON, DC, March 8, 2024 – Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) hosted the Divine Nine Sororities, The National Council of Negro Women, The Links Incorporated, The Black Women’s Agenda, and The National Coalition of 100 Black Women at the White House. During this event, MBDA memorialized Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with each...


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... "55 years ago, President Richard Nixon established the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). Now authorized by a bipartisan coalition in Congress and codified by President Biden, the MBDA has been committed to providing the programs, services, and initiatives needed for businesses to achieve economic success and prosperity. This week, a federal court in Texas said that while minority...

National Minority Enterprise Development Week Powered by MBDA

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is honored to celebrate Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week in partnership with the National Minority Supplier Development Council at the 2018 NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange. MBDA will present a series of Powered by MBDA workshops and seminars at the conference that will focus on Federal Government resources including trade...

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 22 through October 28, 2017, as National Minority Enterprise Development Week

Since our earliest days, hardworking entrepreneurs have driven our Nation's prosperity. During Minority Enterprise Development Week, we recognize the contributions that minority owned businesses make to our economy and our way of life, and we strive to ensure that small business owners have access to the resources they need to achieve the American Dream. The United States is entering upon a new...

Powered by MBDA 2017

Since 1983, every president has issued a Presidential Proclamation designating a National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week to recognize the contributions of the minority business community to the U.S. economy. This year President Trump will proclaim National MED Week October 22 – 28, 2017. Learn more about our programming at the NMSDC Conference . In recognition of the 2017 National MED...

Powered by MBDA

In honor of National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, our first-of-its-kind collaboration with the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC) offers these Powered by MBDA learning opportunities. RESOURCES TO EXPAND YOU GLOBAL FOOTPRINT This session will explore the Obama Administration’s customer service driven strategy that streamlines federal resources; improves...