Robin Berg Tabakin is President of Technoforce LLC, where she consults on employment training, workforce development, and supplier diversity and has developed a program for the U.S. Army. She is also a co-founder and board member of the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corp. (WCEC), which is an SBA Women’s Business Center. She currently serves as Chairwoman of the New Jersey Government Records Council (GRC) and is a member of the Supplier Diversity Development Council (SDDC) of the NJ Board of Public Utilities, where she served as 2016 and 2017 Conference Chairwoman.
Ms. Tabakin is the Public Policy Leader for New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners. She served two terms as NJAWBO State President and is currently a New Jersey Leader for Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP). She also served on PSEG’s Supplier Diversity Advisory Council.
Ms. Tabakin was awarded the 2008 Woman In Business Champion Of The Year, U.S. Small Business Administration, State of New Jersey as well as the 2008 Woman Owned Small Business (Advocacy Award), U.S. Small Business Administration, Region II (NY, NJ, PR, VI). Ms. Tabakin holds an MBA from Rutgers University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Cincinnati. She is a member of the New Jersey Bar.
NJAWBO (The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners) is the longest-standing statewide women business owners’ organization in New Jersey. Its primary objective is to support and encourage business ownership by women. Since 1978, NJAWBO has helped women achieve their business visions by providing them with the tools to develop and grow their enterprises.
Dubbed “New Jersey’s Most Powerful Network” by Business News New Jersey, networking, partnering, leadership, education and political advocacy are the hallmarks of the NJAWBO experience. As of today, NJAWBO is organized into six regions, with members serving as officers at the regional and state levels. Together, we are a diverse, dynamic, and powerful group of women business owners.
The increasing success of women-owned businesses in our society will continue to build on itself and contribute to the development of still more confident women, running thriving, thoroughly accepted businesses. And the very special place of NJAWBO – women supporting women – will continue to be an important environment for women business owners in New Jersey.
As the population of seasoned women business owners grows in New Jersey, our membership mix is evolving to match this. And as the businesses of our current members grow, their expectations change. It is increasingly clear that, to continue to meet member needs, we must reach new heights and expand our offerings.
With the slowly increasing opportunities for women, ups and downs of the economy, fast-paced changes in technology and unique challenges women business owners face today, our mission is more important than ever before.