October Message from the President: Innovation and Reinvention

Read the latest updates from WBENC President & CEO, Pamela Prince-Eason.

Posted on October 17, 2018 and filed under Message from Pam.

WBE Keys to Success: Surrounding Yourself with Positive People

Who doesn’t like to be surrounded by positivity? By intentionally thinking on the bright side, we have the ability to change our mood, our interactions, maybe even our entire day. But could positivity also be a business asset?

Posted on October 15, 2018 and filed under WBE Wisdom.

Around The Network - October 2018

Check out this month’s curated list of articles, news stories, and perspectives from entrepreneurs we think you might find interesting from around the WBENC network.

Posted on October 12, 2018 and filed under Around the Network.

WBENC and Dell Technologies Partner to Advance Women-Owned Businesses in Technology

The inaugural Women in Technology (WiT) program helps to identify, promote and advance women-owned businesses in an underrepresented industry.

Posted on October 11, 2018 and filed under WBENC News.

Behind the Numbers: The State of Women-Owned Businesses in 2018

We dug into two reports to analyze the state of women-owned businesses and glean some insights into the patterns of growth, what it means for women-owned businesses of today, and what it means for the next generation of female entrepreneurs.

Posted on October 10, 2018 and filed under WBENC News.

Future Friday: TOYOTA Encourages WBEs to “Challenge the Impossible” at Two Business Development & Networking Events

Diversity and inclusion are top priorities at TOYOTA. An important way TOYOTA facilitates connections between WBEs and real business opportunities with their company is through hosting two annual networking and business development conferences --- Power of Exchange (POE) and Opportunity Exchange (OE).

Posted on October 5, 2018 and filed under Future Friday.

WBENC Celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month

Join us during the month of October as we celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month and promote why, where and how to support Women Owned businesses.

Posted on October 1, 2018 and filed under WBENC News.

How Student Entrepreneur Lauren Cornell is Revolutionizing Nipple Reconstruction after a Mastectomy

A finalist in the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, Lauren Cornell is CEO and Co-Founder of NovoThelium, which has invented a nipple graft for nipple replacement after mastectomy or trauma.

Posted on August 31, 2018 and filed under SEP.

How Student Entrepreneur Danya Sherman is Advocating Against Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault, One Napkin at a Time

The first place winner of the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program Pitch Competition, Danya Sherman is Founder and CEO of KnoNap and creator of a cocktail napkin capable of testing for the presence of specific rape-drugs.    

Posted on August 17, 2018 and filed under SEP.

How Student Entrepreneur Lisa Guerrera is Taking the Guess Work Out of Understanding Skin Care Ingredients

A finalist in the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, Lisa Guerrera is CEO of Skinno, an app that scans complicated skincare ingredients labels and translates them into an easy to understand language.

Posted on August 16, 2018 and filed under SEP.