Advice for New Entrepreneurs: Words of Wisdom from Successful Women Business Owners

Starting a business can be a challenging, exhilarating, exhausting, and yet incredibly rewarding experience. We asked our 2018 Women’s Business Enterprise Stars to provide their advice for the aspiring entrepreneur. Here are their words of wisdom.

Posted on February 16, 2018 and filed under Monday Motivation, NextGen, WBE Wisdom.

Where in the World are the WBENC Staff: BizBox Austin Grand Opening

We recently attended the grand opening of BixBox, Office Depot’s new business transformation aimed at helping small businesses succeed.

Posted on February 15, 2018 and filed under WBENC Staff, Corporate Members.

Opportunities Open Doors: Apply Now for the 2018 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies Ranking

The Women President’s Organization (WPO) recognizes the vital role women have in boosting the economy by recognizing 50 of the fastest growing companies owned or led by women.

Posted on February 14, 2018 and filed under Opportunities Open Doors.

Get to Know Nedra Dickson, Global Supplier Inclusion and Sustainability Lead at Accenture

Nedra has been instrumental in maximizing procurement opportunities for diverse suppliers at Accenture, which was recently honored again as one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises.

Posted on February 12, 2018 and filed under Corporate Members, Sponsors.

February Message from the President: The Power of Mentorship

Read a message from WBENC President and CEO Pamela Prince Eason for insights into how WBENC is focused on mentorship as a critical role in growing and supporting women-owned businesses.

Posted on February 8, 2018 and filed under Message from Pam.

Announcing the 2018 Women's Business Enterprise Stars!

These 14 women were nominated by each of their respective Regional Partner Organizations for their commitment to their communities, exceptional business leadership, and contributions to the WBENC network.

Posted on February 7, 2018 and filed under WBENC News.

WBE Butler Technologies Keeping Olympic Athletes Warm During Opening Ceremonies

Read how the high-tech precision screen company partnered with Ralph Lauren and U.S. manufacturers to produce a cutting-edge down parka to be worn by U.S. Olympic athletes during the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Posted on February 5, 2018 and filed under Around the Network, WBE Success Story.

Meet the 2017 Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises

2017 Top Corporations collectively spent more than $39.3 billion on WBENC-Certified WBE suppliers in 2016, an increase of $3.6 billion from the prior year. Read more about the 2017 Top Corporations for WBEs. 

Posted on February 2, 2018 and filed under Corporate Members, Top Corporations.

The Industrial Internet of Things - Six Predictions for 2018 from WBENC-Certified WBE Denison Consulting Group

How will increased connectivity of devices and machines impact manufacturing? Dianne Denison helps us prepare for what may be in store with her 2018 predictions about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Posted on February 1, 2018 and filed under Guest Post.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Recognizes Top Corporations Advancing Women Owned Businesses

WBENC is proud to recognize 66 corporations with the prestigious America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) award.