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

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership is excited to share that today we have launched the 2017 InnovateHER Challenge. Additional details on the 2017 InnovateHER Challenge can be found on the online competition platform https://www.challenge.gov. Women are in the workforce now more than ever, a number that is close to surpassing that of men. Gender equality is not...

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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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