Looking for ways to get connected? Begin expanding your network alongside fellow women-owned businesses, supplier diversity advocates, and community partners. Learn more about our upcoming opportunities & events!

Watch video

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

Bring business to your door with National Certification

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.

Apply now

Screen sharing icon

Watch Our On-Demand Certification Videos

Access our on-demand video library to learn about Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) national certification at any time from your own computer. The short videos 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.

Access the On-Demand Library

There’s always something happening at our Upcoming Events

Views reference

Connections to Contracts - Austin

This procurement-focused event connects women-owned businesses with corporations and each other and features a networking breakfast, corporate roundtable procurement discussions, and a workshop.

Registration coming soon.

Norris Conference Center - Austin, TX

Coffee with the Council

This networking event brings together current and prospective members to build relationships and recognizes members who have joined in the last quarter.

Registration coming soon.

WBCS Office Building - Irving, TX

Stay up to date with WBCS’s latest News & Articles

Views reference

2024 WBENCPitch Frequently Asked Questions

The Women's Business Council - Southwest is proud to be a partner in the WBENCPitch Amplify Competition . This is a national competition that consists of three rounds, beginning with each of the 14 WBENC RPOs across the country and culminating with a $25,000 grand prize for a product-based WBE and a

Spotlight On Her: Tisha Dodge and Dodge Legal Group

Tisha Dodge believes an entrepreneur can make a profit AND serve a greater good. Her law firm, Dodge Legal Group, SPC , is the first and presumed only Texas Social Purpose Corporate Law Firm in Texas and provides legal services to social enterprises, start-ups, established businesses, and non

2024 Business Scaling Method Mastermind Applications Open

Applications now due on Friday, May 31 at 5:00pm CST. Who is it for? Success minded WBEs on a fast track for scaling, not just average growth, who would like a structure, proven plan and support from coaches and other women leaders to navigate growth How Does It Work? WBEs are grouped into

Our newsletter has the tips you need!

Sign up for our newsletter

Member Center Make the most out of your membership

Access these tools and more! Become a Member! or Login

Thank you to our 2024 Champion Circle Sponsors! These Corporate and WBE Members have stepped up their support for our 2024 programming and events!

Click here to find out more about sponsorships with WBCS.