SBA Celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month

SBA Kentucky District Office - October 2018

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SBA Celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month

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By Linda McMahon, SBA Administrator

When April Lukasik’s second child was born, she couldn’t find a childcare center that met her high standards. So she started her own – and a small business was born, too.  Read more.

Read more women owned business success stories here.

Connect with a Women's Business Center

Keep your business safe. Create a cybersecurity plan.

SBA has tips and resources to help keep your small business safe. Protect your business by creating a cybersecurity preparedness plan.  Learn more.  

Click here for a cybersecurity planner from the FCC and more tips on how to protect your small business.

Cybercriminals continue to evolve & data thefts are on the rise. See IRS Tax Security 101 tips here.

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KY Hispanic, Immigrant & Refugee Networking Summit

Thursday, Oct.11, 2018. Click here for details under Small Business Events.

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Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story? Submit your nomination now for SBA’s National Small Business Week awards. Read more here or send an email to about the Kentucky Awards.

SBA Success Story: Cornerstone Engineering, Inc.

Mr. Chella Subram (right) immigrated to the U.S. in 1992 to attend engineering graduate school. After graduating, he took a consulting job in Louisville, KY. In 2003, he opened Cornerstone Engineering, Inc. (CEI) in Louisville as is President.

How the SBA helped:

CEI team members were 2016 graduates of the SBA Emerging Leaders Program and met Cherie Guilford, the Kentucky Business Opportunity Specialist.  Read more. 


Photo of Chella Subram with Cornerstone Engineering, Inc.

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SBA now offers customized local emails for small businesses. To receive info about SBA related events in your area, take a moment to input your zip code at