Affiliate Partners

Affiliated Business Associations

NAWBO-OC creates alliances with business associations in Orange County that expand networking and educational opportunities for NAWBO-OC members. This page is updated regularly.

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce

The Anaheim Chamber is dedicated to building a strong local economy, promoting Anaheim, building business relationships, representing business interests in government, and political action.

NAWBO-OC members receive member pricing ($15) to Anaheim Chamber networking events:

  • Good Morning Anaheim Breakfast – first Friday of every month
  • Leads Lunch – second and fourth Wednesdays of every month

Click here to learn more

Orange Chamber of Commerce

“Your business is our business”

Serving as an advocate and a resource, the Chamber provides its members with timely information on economic, legislative, and other factors critical to the success of a local business in the Orange community.

NAWBO-OC members receive member pricing ($17 per event or four events for $60) to the Business Leaders Group every Wednesday from 11:30am to 1:00pm

Click here to learn more and to register

Applied Innovation and UCI | The Cove

A “Safe Harbor” for Entrepreneurs

Under one roof, The Cove combines Discovery disclosure, prototyping, funding, incubation, acceleration, 31,000 square feet of collaborative work and event space in University Research Park at UC Irvine.

NAWBO-OC members are invited to attend FREE workshops and networking events at The Cove.

Click here to see a list of upcoming opportunities

Orange County Business Council

The Leading Voice of Business

Through its core initiatives and programs, OCBC works to make Orange County a better place to live, work, and raise a family.

Stay on top of the issues that affect business in Orange County.

Sign up to receive the OCBC Indicator: eNewsletter

Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce provides professional development and networking opportunities, and support services for busy professionals interested in advancing their careers and growing their business.

Orange County Iranian American Chamber of Commerce

The OCIACC represents the interests of and provides access to Orange County’s businesses and professionals. Its mission is to advance education, promote community outreach and blend the best of our cultures.

Philanthropic Partners

Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance – Orange County Chapter

The mission of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance is to enable women in all accounting and finance fields to achieve their full potential and to contribute to their profession.

Alzheimer’s Association of Orange County

Alzheimer’s Association of Orange County provides hands-on care and support, information, referrals, education and resources for families in Orange County and surrounding areas who experience memory loss, Alzheimer’s and other dementias, while advancing critical research for a cure.

Susan G. Komen Orange County

Komen Orange County is at the forefront of ensuring that life-saving breast health initiatives are accessible to all people in the community, regardless of their age or background. Each year, Komen Orange County helps thousands of women and men with little or no health insurance receive breast health education, screening, treatment and support.


DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.


Empowering Employment Success

WHW is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization with the mission of providing the unemployed and the underemployed the skills and resources they need to get and keep a good job.  Since 1993, WHW has served over 80,000 job seekers referred by over 275 partner agencies at no charge.  Each year thousands of job seekers participate in programs focused on equipping each of them to be the most marketable candidate for the job they seek. WHW envisions a day when every person in Orange County who wants to work enjoys gainful employment!

Women’s Journey Foundation

The Women’s Journey Foundation designs programs that awaken women and girls to their personal power and purpose. It delivers the ingredients for the journey to empowerment through regularly scheduled events and outreach, including an annual Women’s Conference and Self-Esteem Conference for girls.

Women United and United Way OC

Creating a Brighter Future for the Next Generation

Orange County United Way mobilizes the caring power of Orange County – by collaborating with nonprofits agencies, corporate partners, and generous donors – to meet the greatest needs of our community. By focusing on the building block for a self-sufficient life – Education, Income, Health and Housing – we improve the lives of our neighbors, coworkers and friends.

Free Wheelchair Mission

Free Wheelchair Mission is a humanitarian, faith-based, nonprofit organization that provides wheelchairs at no cost to people with disabilities living in developing nations. In collaboration with a network of like-minded partners, FWM has been providing wheelchairs to those in need around the world since 2001, providing dignity, independence and hope through the gift of mobility.