Margot Dorfman is dedicated to dramatically advancing the economic and leadership opportunities for women. As a founder and CEO of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, she lead the organization’s dramatic growth to over 500,000 individual and business members including dozens of national and regional associations; championed opportunities to increase women's business, career and leadership advancement; and launched the USWCC-New Deal initiative to establish a broad new economic platform to support the growth and influence of women in the American economy.
She is regularly called upon by Congress and the media to provide insights into the economic issues of women and America's small business owners including challenges related to business growth, securing credit and capital, government contracting, retirement planning, affordable healthcare, fair pay, family-friendly work policies, and women's political leadership.
Ms. Dorfman also lends a powerful voice to the story of the women's economic movement providing insights into the evolving power and influence of women on our economy and how women are transforming their role in our business and financial markets by establishing new economic platforms to position themselves in the driver's seat for their next stage of growth.
She is regularly called upon by leading media outlets to provide unique insights into business, financial, and political issues including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, GovExec, Washington Post, Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, and the Business Journals. She has recently been featured on CSPAN and PBS, and is featured frequently on business, financial and political radio.
Ms. Dorfman holds a Master's of Education from Lesley University and a B.S. in Education from Northeastern University. Her corporate experience includes over ten years in executive positions with General Mills and other Fortune 500 firms.
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House Delays Action on Financial Rules Amid Consumer Dispute
Yahoo [December 9, 2009]
Testimony before the House Small Business Committee Hearing on Creating Opportunities forSmall Businesses in an Economic Recovery
[October 28, 2008]
Featured Contributor to US Women's Business Journal
Report to Congress: Women Business Owners Blocked from Fair Access to Federal Contracts
Testimony before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on "The Fair Pay Restoration Act: Ensuring Reasonable Rules in Pay Discrimination Cases"
[January 24, 2008]