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!
This outreach event caters specifically to women of color business owners and their staff who are interested in doing business with corporations and/or government entities. It's a time to build relationships with fellow women business owners and learn about the benefits of Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) certification.
Women Business Owners
Learn how Women's Business Enterprise national certification can help you grow your business.
Learn how Sustaining (Corporate) Membership can help you reach your supplier diversity goals.
Bring business to your door with National Certification
WBCS administers Women’s Business Enterprise certification through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC),
the most widely recognized and respected women’s certification in the United States.
WBCS assists corporations with procurement and supplier diversity initiatives by validating that an organization, or supplier, is owned, operated, and controlled by at least 51% women.
"The best business decision that I ever made was joining WBCS. My company has grown because of my WBENC certification and the wonderful networking and educational programs that the WBCS provides to women business owners."
Cathi Coan, President
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This outreach event caters specifically to women of color business owners and their staff who are interested in doing business with corporations and/or government entities. It's a time to build relationships with fellow women business owners and learn about the benefits of Women's Business
Fort Worth, TX
Increase awareness of common perceptions of women in a work environment, specifically the eight political pitfalls. By avoiding these missteps, women can maintain their credibility and increase influence with their male counterparts so they are more successful in collaboration, negotiation, and
Meet the WBCS staff and tour the office headquarters. Enjoy an open bar, complimentary appetizers, and networking. Learn 2019 organizational insights and performance from WBCS President, Debbie Hurst. Welcome the newly elected 2020 WBCS Board of Directors.
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Melinda Zito O’Brien, Founder and Owner of Energy Utility Group, started working in the energy sector after seeing a new opportunity emerge as energy became deregulated in the U.S. And now she’s on a mission to help fellow Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) reduce their energy costs while incorporating sustainability into their operations.