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The Women’s Business Council – Southwest (WBCS), a nonprofit organization, provides Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) national certification on behalf of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). This widely recognized certification validates that a company is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by women. In addition to certification, WBCS offers members a variety of procurement opportunities, networking events and educational programs throughout north central Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

Are you a woman business owner? Learn how Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certification can help you grow your business!

Are you a procurement/supplier diversity professional? Learn how Sustaining (Corporate) Membership can help you reach your diverse supplier goals!

Already a WBE member? Refer a friend today!


Cathy West Dougherty
Cathy Dougherty, CEO of Dougherty Sprague Environmental and president of Dougherty Sprague Enterprises, has been certified since 1998. She has served on numerous committees and in 2011 was a Lillie Knox Investing for Growth Award winner. She shared her story of applying for...
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