FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Buffalo, New York: Insight International President Takes Helm at NAWBO

Plans are to double the chapter’s membership, align NAWBO Buffalo Niagara with the region’s goals for economic development, and expand the influence of women entrepreneurs in economic, social & political spheres by building strategic alliances and reinforcing innovation within the regional business community —


This month Sabina Ramsey was elected to lead the NAWBO Buffalo Niagara ( chapter for the next year. Ms. Ramsey is the founder and managing partner of Insight International USA, LLC, a creative design and branding agency for digital and print media (

Ms. Ramsey has been a member of NAWBO since 2007 and served on its Board of Directors since 2013 leading the organization’s communication efforts.

“I’m honored and excited to have the opportunity to serve as president of NAWBO Buffalo Niagara,” said Ms. Ramsey. “We are on a mission to create a stronger and more influential chapter supporting women entrepreneurs in all sectors with an extra emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and manufacturing. Our goal is to grow our membership base by nurturing new strategic alliances within the entrepreneurial community.

The organization leadership understands the need to reinforce New York Governor Cuomo’s goals to support women in business and create economic development on all levels.”

Ramsey continued, “We want to highlight that all types of entrepreneurship are important. We encourage start-ups and solo-entrepreneurs, and we embrace women who want to take risks, dream big, and enter sectors that are traditionally male dominated. We want NAWBO to be a place where women business owners can feel welcomed, find life-long friends, and grow their businesses through a network of people who continuously want to support, share, and learn.”

“We look forward to following Sabina’s lead as she takes NAWBO Buffalo Niagara into the future,” said Celeste DiStefano, who was part of the nominating committee and has served as past president of the NAWBO Buffalo Niagara Chapter.

Her community outreach, entrepreneurial experience, strong technical skills and marketing experience will be critical in taking our chapter to the next level. She already has created a strong footprint in the Western New York business community being involved on many levels in business. Her personal story, energy, and commitment in support of women in business make her inspirational and strong leader.”

Ms. Ramsey added, “I see a bright future for NAWBO Buffalo Niagara. With the support of the new Board of Directors, we intend to develop new strategies to embrace diversity which the chapter believes is a key to regional economic growth and sustainability. We encourage all women business owners to join the movement and attend one of our gatherings. It is going to be a fun upcoming year.”

Sabina Ramsey, Founder/Managing Partner of Insight International Sabina Ramsey launched Insight International as a creative agency in 2008. As a problem solver, leader, and strategic planner, Sabina leads Insight’s develop of professional digital and traditional marketing programs for corporations, small businesses, nonprofits, and community initiatives. She holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Social Science from Linneaus University in Southern Sweden and has studied business and social sciences at the University of Ottawa and the IHM Business School. In 2013, she was selected as NAWBO’s member of the year, and she recently received Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives Elite Award. She also serves as Co-chair on 43North MWBE Task Force.

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide by strengthening the wealth-creating capacity of its members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community; creating innovative and effective change in the business culture; building strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations; and transforming public policy and influencing opinion makers.

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NAWBO has been helping women entrepreneurs thrive since 1994. It is the premier organization for Buffalo-Niagara’s diverse range of women-owned businesses, fostering a network of women entrepreneurs, articulating its strong voice on important advocacy issues, and providing high-quality educational programs for a dynamic and diverse group of women business owners and chapter partners. NAWBO Buffalo Niagara is a leading advocate for emerging and established women business owners who aspire to higher levels of opportunity, challenge, and success.


For further information, contact Lisa Coppola at or 716-536-4442