Minority & Women Owned Businesses
Websites & Articles
Forbes offers a website to assist women in dealing with issues they encounter while maneuvering in the entrepreneurial world.
"We identify and invest in women-led ventures with the potential to grow into multi-million dollar businesses, and provide women entrepreneurs with strategic business advice and the tools they need for growth." Offices in Boston and New York.
Single Mom Financial Aid, Scholarship Resources, Food and Housing Programs, Parenting Advice, and more
From the site: "Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of over 9 million women-owned businesses in the United States representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries; and boasts over 5000 members and 60 chapters across the country. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide."
The Washington, DC Women's Business Center (DCWBC) is a business development organization that serves women entrepreneurs in the Washington, DC Capitol Region.
"Minority entrepreneurs have historically been underrepresented and underserved. However, minority-owned businesses are growing rapidly. And as they grow, more and more resources are becoming available to accelerate this growth. If you’re a minority entrepreneur looking to start, grow, or finance your business, we’ve compiled all of the top resources that are designed to help you succeed in doing so. "
Women 2.0 is a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology. Their mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and education through our platform.
News and articles addressing the needs of women entrepreneurs.
From the site: "The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country."
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