Biden admin. making some adjustments it hopes will attract more women-owned small businesses to federal contracting

The Small Business Administration is elevating its Office of Women’s Business Ownership. It’s part of the Biden administration’s focus on what it calls equitable recovery from the pandemic. Now the office reports directly to the SBA Administrator, currently Isabella Guzman. It’s also trying to encourage more women business owners to compete for federal contracts. For a closer look at this work, Federal News Network’s Jory Heckman spoke with the assistant administrator of SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership, Natalie Madeira Cofield.