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What to Expect at Harvesting Partnerships 2022!

Harvesting Partnerships is a half-day conference focused on top-tier educational programming. It features a networking reception, WBCS Year in Review session, Women’s Business Enterprise led roundtable discussions on business themes (such as marketing, human resources, etc.), keynote luncheon, and the Lillie Knox Investment Award presentation. Registration Deadline is Friday, November 4th! Agenda 8:30 - 9:00 | Check In and Networking 9:00 – 9:30 | WBCS Year in Review Session 9:30 – 9:45 | Networking 9:45 – 11:25 | WBE Led Roundtable Discussions 11:25 – 12:00 | Networking 12:00 - 1:30 | Keynote

Power of Partnering Roundup 10-18-2022

The AmeriHealth Caritas Supplier Diversity What: The AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies is committed to working with a diverse group of suppliers that reflect the diversity of our members. Attend this webinar to learn how to pursue contract opportunities with the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies. Featuring a live Q&A, get answers to supplier questions and learn how to maximize supplier contract opportunities with the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies. When: October 18 I 12 pm Where: Online - Register Here McCarthy Construction Inclusion Week - Supplier Diversity Day What: An

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are sharing advice from some of our women business owners who strive to lead the way for other Hispanic business owners. Grace Hastings | Supplier Diversity Manager | Oncor Who is a modern day Latina you admire that is making history? Julie Chavez Rodriquez – granddaughter of Cesar Chavez My father, his parents, his brothers and sisters were migrant farmers that came to the United States from Mexico to build a better life. They all became legal citizens and productive members of their communities as professors, farmers and entrepreneurs. My father

Meet Our New Team Member!

Hello Everyone, my name is Lucy Castillo! I have recently joined the Women’s Business Council - Southwest as the Certification Manager! Every day I get the chance to work with, and support the hardworking WBEs throughout their certification process. About me, I was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas! Over the last several years I have helped support the work of an immigration law firm here in Texas. In the community, I am a member of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and in my spare time I am the co-chair of the fundraising committee for the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts

Power of Partnering Roundup 10-4-2022

UTSA Procurement Technical Assistance Center What: The UTSA Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides various types of training including virtual technical, and specialized training through our staff and local, city, county, state, federal, and department of defense resource partners for all different learning levels, Beginner-Immediate and Advanced on various government contracting subjects. When: October 4th Where: Online - Learn More and Register Here Luna Awards held by Regional Hispanic Contractors Association What: Celebrate women, women-owned businesses, individuals

Power of Partnering Roundup 9-27-2022

Austin Commercial M/WBE Lunch and Learn What: Join Austin Commercial for lunch to learn about subcontracting and vendor opportunities in the Sherman, Texas area with specific focus on the Texas Instruments Sherman campus. When: September 27 I 11 am Where: Sherman Municipal Ballroom - Register here WBENC Women & Pride in Partnership What: Women & Pride is an outreach and development program designed to support and strengthen the community of LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs and corporate professionals within the WBENC network and beyond. When: September 29 I 2:30 - 3:30 pm ET Where: Online - Register here

Power of Partnering Roundup 9-20-2022

AccelerateHER Program - Dallas What: This AccelerateHER program is specifically for women-owned start-ups in the Dallas area and will provide early-stage entrepreneurs with resources and education to fast-track their start-ups into scalable and successful businesses. When: Program ends - December 1, 2022 Where: Hybrid - Learn more and register here. Women Business Collaborative Action for Impact Summit What: Register for the Women Business Collaborative Action for Impact Summit. WBENC invites you to join WBC for a day and a half of high-level panels and speakers discussing how best to create

Power of Partnering Roundup 9-13-2022

Equity in Contracting: Doing Business with AISD What: We invite you to join this dynamic, informative workshop presented in collaboration with the Austin Independent School District Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program Department. This webinar will offer training on subjects critical to contracting with Austin ISD and becoming HUB certified. Businesses will have the opportunity to meet representatives from construction management, the Historically Underutilized Business Program, and subject matter expert guest presenters. When: September 14 | 12:00 p.m. - 1: 00 p.m. CDT Where

Power of Partnering Event Roundup 9-6-2022

Coalition to Back Black Businesses Grant Making Initiative What: A Grant Making Initiative To Provide Immediate Financial Assistance And Long-Term Support For America’s Black-Owned Small Businesses. Express your interest to apply by Tuesday, September 6th and enter into the application period for a chance to be awarded grants of up to $5,000. When: Deadline to apply September 6th, 2022 Where: Virtual - learn more and apply here Luna Awards What : Join the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association and the Luna Ambassadors to celebrate women, women-owned businesses, individuals, companies and

Power of Partnering Event Roundup 8-30-2022

City of FW - Future City Hall - BP-T-01 - Tower Renovation - Tenant Demo & MEPF Make Safe: M/WBE Organziation What: Linbeck in partnership with R.D. Howard Construction has begun the project of building and renovating the brand new Fort Worth City Hall Building. Interior renovation and tenant finish out of approximately 300,000 sf of existing 20 story building for the Future City Hall project. Work to be completed in multiple bid packages. The first of which is due on September 8th. When: Ongoing Where: Fort Worth, TX - More information INJD Scholarship Application What: Two Scholarships For