Protagonist Becomes Small Business Administration Designated Women-Owned Small Business

April 3, 2019

San Francisco, CA – Protagonist announced that it has completed the process to become a Small Business Administration (SBA) designated Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB). As a participant in the SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program, Protagonist is now eligible to compete for federal contracts set aside for that program.

Protagonist CEO, Dr. Rita Parhad, said:

“For the first time in my career, I am part of women-owned and women-led organization, a designation that I approach with a sense of pride and deep responsibility. It’s inspiring to lead such a talented team, bringing diverse perspectives and analytic rigor together with cutting edge technology to help address some of society’s most consequential challenges. We look forward to continuing to serve our clients as they seek to understand and shape the narratives that matter for their work.”

About Protagonist

Protagonist (formerly Monitor 360) is the global leader in Narrative Analytics and helps organizations communicate more effectively through a data-driven understanding of public discourse and interpersonal expressions. Through the use of Artificial Intelligence, NLP, and Machine Learning, Protagonist surfaces, measures, and tracks Narratives to advise clients on their strategies and communications. Protagonist’s analysis has been used by the White House, other US Government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and leading foundations.


To learn more about this announcement, please contact:

Bryan Pelley, COO
One Thomas Circle NW, Suite 700, Washington DC 20005
Office: (415) 967-5520