2014 — Year Of The Woman-Owned Small Business?

Law360, New York (January 17, 2014, 3:41 PM EST) -- If current developments are any indication, 2014 very well may be a banner year for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s woman-owned small business (WOSB) program. Recent surveys show the WOSB program is trending up. WOSBs accounted for 4 percent of all small business federal contracts in fiscal year 2012, up from 3.5 percent in fiscal year 2009. WOSBs won $16.2 billion in federal contracts in fiscal year 2012, up from $15.7 billion in 2009, despite a 6 percent overall downturn in federal spending.

In fact, WOSBs...
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