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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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2016 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Summit and Challenge

Thank you to everyone who participated in InnovateHER 2016 and congratulations to the winners and finalists! Video of the event will be posted here as soon as it is available. Women are in the workforce now more than ever, a number that is close to surpassing that of men. Gender equality is not simply about getting a woman a spot at the metaphorical table. Women have made great strides in edu...

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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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