10 days left to apply! Bank of America’s online application window for the Small & Diverse Business Education Fund scholarship is open until October 26, 2018 at midnight CST. The scholarship award, sponsored by Bank of America and funded through the generosity of Bank of America vendors, is managed and administered by Communities Foundation of Texas. For the 2018 cycle, 50 scholarships of up to $10,000 each will be awarded by the Small & Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship Selection Committee to qualified business owners of certified small and diverse businesses for targeted training
US India Chamber of Commerce DFW's 19th Annual Awards Banquet November 8, 2018 | 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center 7121 Bishop Rd., Plano, Texas 75024 The USICOC Annual Award Banquet celebrates excellence and accomplishments of individuals in the areas of entrepreneurship, industry, leadership, education, community, and public service. Featuring Chief Guest, Honorable John Cornyn, U.S. Senator from Texas Keynote Speakers: Vivek Sankaran, President and COO, Frito Lay North America Karen Katz, Former CEO, Neiman Marcus Sean Donahue, CEO, DFW Airport Learn more and
Need to Know: Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology: A Special Forum for Women November 2, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2200 N Pearl St. Dallas, Texas 75201 Register Now With a cryptocurrency market cap over $220 billion and Harvard Business Review saying “Blockchain Will Do to the Financial System What the Internet Did to Media,” no one has the luxury of ignoring innovations in finance and technology. But surveys indicate that men account for between 84 and 95 percent of cryptocurrency engagement and participation. There is tremendous potential for women to
WBE Construction Cost Management, Inc. Named One of the Nation's Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses
The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that Fort Worth’s Construction Cost Management, Inc. has made the 2018 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America, based on revenue growth. ICIC, a 25-year-old national nonprofit founded by Harvard Business School professor Michael E. Porter, promotes economic prosperity in America's inner cities through private sector investment that leads to jobs, income and wealth creation for local residents. Construction Cost Management, Inc. has been a certified WBE and WBCS Member since 2013. Congratulations!
The LUNA Awards, organized by the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association, celebrates the achievements of women in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industry. Friday, November 2, 2018 The Fairmont Dallas | Regency Ballroom Nominations due October 12, 2018. Click here for nominee submissions . Accepting nominations for the following categories: WOMAN OWNED FIRM AWARD NOMINATIONS - Criteria Minimum 51% Woman Owned Established A|E|C Firm of the Year Established Service Firm of the Year Rising Star Firm of the Year INDIVIDUAL AWARD NOMINATIONS - Criteria Women Only Lifetime
WBE Merrilee Kick, president and CEO of Southern Champion/ BuzzBallz , was recently featured in Dallas Innovates . Her company's signature product, BuzzBallz, is a line of premixed cocktails in colorful, ball-like containers with equally colorful names. Recently, BuzzBallz announced its newest offering, BuzzTalls, wine-based cocktails in poolside-friendly plastic cans. Read more about Kick's story and how her journey as an entrepreneur began.
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 . During this month, WBENC will be sharing stories from our certified WBEs to raise awareness around the #BuyWomenOwned movement. Follow along with the hashtag on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram. Here are some ways that you can let the world know you
Interested in doing business with the North Texas Tollway Authority? Want to promote your business and network? NTTA Business Diversity Department 2nd Wednesday Business Chat Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10 AM - 11 AM NTTA Boardroom, 5900 West Plano Parkway, Suite 200, Plano, TX 75093 For more information and to RSVP, please email [email protected] . Business Chat sessions will: inform you on NTTA procurement opportunities including maintenance, project delivery, information technology, and purchasing Show you how to register as a vendor Introduce you to NTTA stakeholders Enable you to
The LiftFund is celebrating their new Dallas/Fort Worth Women's Business Center. Join the event to learn more about their services, meet the Director Tarsha Polk, and network with small businesses and community leaders. Tuesday, October 23rd at 9:30 AM 8828 N. Stemmons Fwy. Suite 510, Dallas, TX 75247 Light breakfast will be served. RSVP Here Guest speakers include: Herbert Austin, District Director, U.S. SBA Dallas/Fort Worth Office Janie Barrera, President & CEO, LiftFund Tarsha Polk, DFW WBC Director The LiftFund Women's Business Center (WBC) is dedicated to supporting business owners,
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. WIT invited WBCS to attend and speak about the benefits of WBE Certification and use of the Women Owned Logo on consumer-facing products. The day kicked-off with panels of toy inventors and Walmart buyers, followed by mentorship sessions