During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we will be compiling resources that can help our women-owned businesses. 

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Since the beginning, WBCS has been committed to facilitating and strengthening business opportunities between women-owned businesses, corporate America and the government.

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WBCS administers Women’s Business Enterprise certification through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC),

the most widely recognized and respected women’s certification in the United States.

WBCS assists corporations with procurement and supplier diversity initiatives by validating that an organization, or supplier, is owned, operated, and controlled by at least 51% women.

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View an informational overview on Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) national certification at any time from your own computer. This brief, recorded webinar will walk you through the benefits of certification and how to get started in the process. You'll also learn about the educational and networking opportunities available from the Women's Business Council — Southwest.

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I'm Certified, Now What?

You have your WBE certification, but what happens next? Join our monthly live webinar to learn how to put your certification to work! This is ideal for WBEs certified in the last year.

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August Women Owned Wednesday

Learn from President and CEO of People & Performance Strategies, Joleen Goronkin! In this highly interactive session, we will learn about processes, tools, and innovative ideas that can assist leaders to build stronger, high performing teams that achieve critical organizational goals. 

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How to Make Your Lillie Knox Application Stand Out

Each year the Women’s Business Council – Southwest gives away cash awards of up to $20,000 via the Lillie Knox Investment Awards to support the business growth of WBEs within our region. Read below for some tips on how to make your application is complete and stands out this year:

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"The best business decision that I ever made was joining WBCS. My company has grown because of my WBENC certification and the wonderful networking and educational programs that the WBCS provides to women business owners."

Techway Services
Cathi Coan, President