23 WBCS WBEs Selected for Upcoming WBENC WeTHRIVE Cohort

Congratulations to the 23 Women's Business Council - Southwest WBEs who were selected for this upcoming WBENC WeTHRIVE Cohort! This virtual executive development program is tailored to meet WBEs where they are, and support them through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Have You Supported Women-Owned Businesses?

As October comes to an end, it's not too late to celebrate women-owned small businesses for National Women's Small Business Month. Join WBENC in bringing awareness to female entrepreneurs for the rest of this month (and beyond) by buying from women-owned businesses.

Betty Manetta Recognized as WBE Star

Each year, WBENC presents 14 women business owners with the prestigious Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Star Award. Congratulations to Betty Manetta for being recognized!

2019 Educational Program Opportunities

Did you know that as a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE), you have access to on-site educational opportunities throughout the US? We've listed five programs below available for women business owners and entrepreneurs to learn how to strategically scale their company and become leaders within their industry.

Who Decides Gala Award Winners?

This year we had over 70 nominees across 6 categories. And while every nominee is deserving of an award, decisions still had to be made. We’ve detailed the nomination and judging process below to give you some insight on how the winners are chosen.

WBENC’s 2019 Summit & Salute – Register Today! [March 11-13]

Join us March 11-13, 2019 as women entrepreneurs, corporate representatives, diversity and inclusion experts, and other supporters gather in Houston, Texas for three days of networking and learning, all centered around finding and nurturing business opportunities for women-owned businesses.

Celebrating National Women's Small Business Month

October is National Women's Small Business Month and we will be celebrating all month long! Did you know that there are more than 11 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. - 38 percent of all businesses - with annual revenues of $1.6 trillion? You can read more about the latest facts on women-owned businesses in this recent SBA blog.

Women In Toys Empowerment Day 2018

Women In Toys is a non-profit established to serve women at all stages of their career who work in or are seeking to work in the toy, licensing, and entertainment industries. At the annual Fall Toy Preview held in Dallas, Texas, WIT holds its Empowerment Day offering mentorship, product pitches, and inspiration for women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.