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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

What to Expect at The Energy Summit

Please note the last day to register is Thursday, September 1. Due to security measures in place at the venue, we will not be able to accept on-site registrations. This half-day summit connects women-owned businesses with corporations in the oil, gas, and energy sectors. It features networking, moderated panel discussions, a luncheon, and exhibition highlighting corporate sponsors. The two moderated panel discussions address how diverse suppliers can best prepare for the future and are on cyber security and supply chain disruption - two topics corporations are requiring supplier capability in

Meet Our New Team Member!

Hello Everyone, my name is Kayla! I am so excited to be joining this amazing team as the new Marketing Communications Specialist here at the Women’s Business Council - Southwest! Already I have gotten to meet so many passionate WBEs, and I can not wait for the opportunity to get to know even more of you. A bit about me, I was born and raised in a little place you might have heard of already, called Fort Worth, TX! I have a degree in political science from Abilene Christian University, and a background in marketing and public administration - I spent the last several years in public relations

What to Expect at Connections to Contracts - Austin

Overview Connections to Contracts is a procurement-focused event connecting women-owned businesses with corporations and each other. It features a networking breakfast, corporate roundtable procurement discussions, and a panel discussion on resources available to small businesses. All are welcome to attend. The goal of this event is to provide access to business opportunities between our members that eventually lead to contracts, therefore helping women-owned businesses achieve parity. If you have any questions, feel free to contact WBCS Senior Director of Programs, Elizabeth Garner . Click
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Power of Partnering Event Roundup 8-17-2022

WBENC Women of Color Program “Conversations that Count” What: During the Self Care Matters workshop , participants will receive the 5 Keys to Self-Care and how to implement a self-care plan. Are you looking to improve your work life balance and learn how to overcome imposter syndrome; this workshop is designed for you! By the end of the workshop, attendees will learn to create and implement a self-care plan that works and get results. When: August 19th | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Where: Virtual - Register Here Build Fort Worth Expo What: The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FWHCC) and the

Dallas ISD Bond Vendor Opportunities

There are many upcoming opportunities for WBEs to work with Dallas ISD through the recent 2020 Bond. Learn more about the Construction Offices and Bond Office here and view the calendar of upcoming bids here .

WBCS Call for Leadership Nominations

WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL – SOUTHWEST CALL FOR LEADERSHIP NOMINATIONS Deadline for nominations for either opportunity is 5:00pm CST on Thursday, August 11, 2022 The Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors is soliciting nominations for two separate leadership opportunities - service on the Board of Directors for 2023 and appointment to the WBENC National Women's Enterprise Forum for 2023. You may nominate for one or both opportunities. Board of Directors Position Description & Terms The Board of Directors is comprised of Corporate and WBE members of the WBCS. As the governing body of the