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APEC Webinar: Reaching Women's Potential in Cross-Border E-Commerce

APEC Webinar: Reaching Women’s Potential in Cross-Border E-Commerce

ARLINGTON, October 9 – On Thursday, Nathan Associates held a webinar under the US-Support for Economic Growth in Asia (US-SEGA) project focusing on women’s entrepreneurship in cross-border e-commerce. The webinar launched the Women-Owned Businesses in Cross-Border E-Commerce: A Diagnostic Toolkit, which was developed by Nathan Associates and funded by USAID and US Department of State as part of the US-SEGA project. The Toolkit is designed to assist Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) policymakers with supporting women-owned businesses ready for or engaged in cross-border e-commerce. Informed by a comprehensive literature review and ...
Nathan Achieves ISOA Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Certification

Nathan Achieves ISOA Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Certification

ARLINGTON, October 8 – Nathan Associates has completed all requirements for the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Certification program and has officially achieved WPS Certification for 2020/2021. This certification is granted by ISOA, a worldwide association representing companies that work to create long-term stability and growth in the world’s most unstable places. ISOA’s WPS initiative is based on the belief that the meaningful participation of women in conflict prevention and resolution helps promote more inclusive and democratic societies and is critical to the long-term stability ...
Nathan Board Member, Usha Chaudhary, Named Among Top 10 Women in Technology

Nathan Board Member, Usha Chaudhary, Named Among Top 10 Women in Technology

ARLINGTON, October 2 – Nathan Board Member, Usha Chaudhary, has been named among the Top 10 Women in Technology by Analytics Insight. Usha has demonstrated pioneer leadership skills in transforming organizations and establishing best-in-class operations focused on business growth, fiscal discipline, and operational excellence. She has extensive executive experience in strategy, finance, operations, technology, and risk management functions in both public and privately-held companies in multiple sectors including financial services, media, global non-profit, multifamily real estate investment, development and management, and most recently, in technology and engineering. Her many strengths ...
Nathan Expert Examines Relationship between Climate Change, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Black Lives Matter Movement

Nathan Expert Examines Relationship between Climate Change, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Black Lives Matter Movement

ARLINGTON September 9 – Adam Borison, leader of the Transportation Electrification practice at Nathan Associates, recently published an article examining how climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Black Lives Matter movement are interrelated. The article finds that e-mobility will play an even larger and more central role in addressing climate change in the future. Despite changes in home and work patterns, more people will likely be relying on personal cars. And because of these changes in home and work patterns, commercial trucks will likely be traveling more miles. Climate-wise, ...
Dave Dacquino Appointed to Nathan Board of Directors

Dave Dacquino Appointed to Nathan Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, August 31 –  Nathan Associates, Inc. (Nathan), a private international economic and analytics consulting firm, announced today that David J. Dacquino, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Serco Inc., has been appointed to Nathan’s Board of Directors.  Mr. Dacquino has a distinguished 39 year career that includes top-level executive positions with defense, aerospace, and federal government contractor companies. Mr. Dacquino has a successful track record of leading businesses as CEO at Serco, Skylink Aviation, and VT Group.  Additionally, he held senior leadership positions at Lockheed ...
Nathan Supports Implementation of W-GDP Grant to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Nathan Supports Implementation of W-GDP Grant to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

ARLINGTON, August 13 – On August 12, 2020, the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Fund announced $122 million in progress and partnerships under the initiative. Launched in February 2019, the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative is the first-ever whole-of-government effort to advance global women’s economic empowerment. One of the newly announced partnerships is the Women Entrepreneurs Amplifying Ventures and Economics (WEAVE) in Vietnam and Indonesia program, which aims to support and empower 15,000 women entrepreneurs running small and growing businesses in those two countries. WEAVE ...
Report Highlights Importance of Federal Spending on Semiconductor-Related Research to US Economic Growth and National Security

Report Highlights Importance of Federal Spending on Semiconductor-Related Research to US Economic Growth and National Security

ARLINGTON, July 6 – Nathan Associates recently completed a study for the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), finding that US Government spending (related to programs funded by the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology) spurs private sector R&D in the semiconductor industry, and that increasing federal funding for semiconductor-related research from $6 billion to $13 billion in the next five years will add $161 billion to GDP and 500,000 new jobs to the economy by 2029. These finding are significant because semiconductors ...
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Kyrgyz Republic increases enterprise competitiveness with Nathan assistance

ARLINGTON, June 29 — With the support of Nathan technical experts, on May 14 the President of the Kyrgyz Republic signed a law simplifying tax collection processes in a manner that will boost the competitiveness for enterprises across the country. Experts from Nathan provided technical assistance to the Chamber of Tax Consultants of the Kyrgyz Republic to develop the draft law . Previously employers were required to retain tax information and submit tax payments to two government bodies, requiring duplicative tax record-keeping and multiple filings. The new law transfers administrative ...