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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.
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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.
Being Involved Can Grow Your Company

Get Involved: Grow Your Business

"If you’re a woman who owns a business, you may find the woman-owned certification requirements a bit excessive - and a little overwhelming - at first. If you can get past the initial shock, you may see the benefits of certification outweigh the work required to complete certification. Some of the many valuable benefits of this certification include increased visibility and access to the Fortune 500 business world. But you have to get involved and network" -Patricia Rodriguez Christian
America's Top Corporations

Congratulations To Our Sustaining (Corporate) Members

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)recognized Bank of America, Ericsson, Exxon Mobile Corporation, FedEx, IBM, PepsiCo, Inc., Raytheon, TOYOTA, UPS, Vistra Energy, and Walmart Stores, Inc. as America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBE) in 2017. WBENC’s Top Corporations set the standard for enabling women suppliers to access increased opportunities in new markets – both domestically and internationally. The selection of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) is conducted annually by the Women’s Business Enterprise National
WBENC Energy Executive Program

Grow Your Business In The Energy, Oil, and Gas Industry

Are you looking to grow your business in the energy, oil and gas industry? Apply for the WBENC Energy Executive Program ; a week-long immersive experience focused on increasing the competitive advantage and capabilities of women leaders within the energy, oil, and gas industry supply chains. The program plays a vital role in developing women businesses as successful future suppliers and further breaking down barriers for women entrepreneurs. Industry experts and professors will teach the intensive curriculum for this program from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business and include
Tuck-WBENC Executive Program

Opportunity is Knocking: Apply Now for the Tuck-WBENC Executive Program

Are you ready to take your business and leadership to the next level? Consider applying for the Tuck-WBENC Executive Program . The Tuck-WBENC Executive Program brought to you by IBM, is an extensive, six-day executive development program taught by professors at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College for WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs). The program is designed to help WBEs beyond the startup phase to assess, improve, and grow their businesses. If you are ready to accelerate your business and dedicated to understanding a multifaceted approach to business operations


At the 2018 Summit and Salute Conference, WBENC honored Claudia Mirza as a Women’s Business Enterprise Star for her business accomplishments, her inspiration to other women, and her leadership and vision as CEO and Co-founder of Akorbi. Akorbi was founded to help companies build compassionate, human connections, to increase their global or diverse market position through innovation, language, and people. As a WBENC-Certified WBE since 2007, Mirza’s company has constantly evolved to meet the needs of its customers. For example, Akorbi launched a compliance division to help clients with HIPAA
Shell Event at WBENC

Free Shell Event at WBENC Summit and Salute

Join Shell Oil Company, WBCS, and WBENC for a special one-time powerful collaborative experience. Help connect the dots between energy education and WBE partnering by leveraging the WBENC network. Tuesday, March 20, 2018 9:45am - 11:30am Hilton Anatole Hotel | 2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, Texas RSVP to Ruth Kapansa at [email protected]
Summit and Salute

WBENC Summit & Salute 2018 Sessions

We are so excited that Summit & Salute will be in Dallas this year March 20-22, 2018! You can now plan your Summit with the full industry session details and schedule now available on the website . This year, as part of the rich educational programming, WBENC is proud to offer seven industry tracks featuring insights from some of America's leading corporations and business minds. Not yet registered? There is still time. Register today! Industry Tracks and Sessions: Energy & Utilities Technology & Information Technology Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Retail, Food & Beverage, and Consumer