The leading national voice and resource for igniting the economic power of women’s entrepreneurship by advocating for, engaging, and supporting the WBC network.

About the Association of Women's Business Centers

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The AWBC works to secure economic justice and entrepreneurial opportunities for women by supporting and sustaining a national network of nearly 150 Women’s Business Centers (WBC). WBCs help women succeed in business by providing training, mentoring, business development, and financing opportunities to over 150,000 women entrepreneurs each year.

AWBC and Verizon are in partnership to announce Verizon Small Business Digital Ready, a free program designed to give small businesses the special tools needed to succeed in today's digital world. Click to access the platform of personalized content, coaching, peer networking, and more to help move your business forward.


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Featured Testimonial

“The West Business Development Center of Mendocino County supports the AWBC because of the advocacy, training and support it lends to our Women’s Business Center. As an association they are our partner as the need for our services grow in rural America.”

Upcoming Events

Annual Leadership Conference: Info Session

Join the AWBC team for an information session to learn about what to expect at the 2024 Annual Leadership Conference in Kansas City. Date: Thursday,…
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