The U.S. Small Business Administration South Florida District’s Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne is an integral business resource for inspiring women entrepreneurs and helping women-owned small businesses grow and create jobs. Just ask Jeanne Whitman, owner of Melbourne’s “Achieve Beautiful Skin”.
Whitman, who opened “Achieve Beautiful Skin” just a few years ago, is one of many south Florida, woman-owned businesses who credit greater success through programs offered at WBC. Her success is why this year’s theme for Women History Month, “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment,” is representative of women-owned small business success in south Florida.
“I always had a dream of opening my own beauty spa,” said Jeanne. “My sister Carol was a beauty queen and I was a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins cheerleader for three years. I wanted to help other women develop and keep a positive... Read More