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Office of Women's Business Ownership

Office of Women's Business Ownership

Mission Statement

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership’s mission is to enable and empower women entrepreneurs through advocacy, outreach, education and support. Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBCs, entrepreneurs, especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged, are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics in many languages to help them start and grow their own businesses.

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2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Summit and Challenge

 SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership is excited to announce ten 2017 InnovateHER Challenge finalists. Additional details on the 2017 InnovateHER Challenge can be found on the online competition platform https://www.challenge.gov.2017 InnovateHER ChallengeInnovateHER provides an...

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About Our Office

Since it was established in response to an executive order in 1979, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership has fostered the participation of women entrepreneurs in the economy, especially those who have been...

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