Our Constituents

Join Forces. Succeed Together.

Our theme is Join Forces. Succeed Together. because we know that success is only possible when we partner with our constituents toward a set of common goals. 

Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs)

WBENC-Certified Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) are businesses that are at least 51 percent owned, controlled and operated by a woman or women, and certified by WBENC through our Regional Partner Organizations. There are currently more than 14,000 WBENC-Certified WBEs in the U.S., often recognizable by their WBENC or Women Owned seal. The Women's Enterprise Forum is a select group of WBEs who serve on an advisory capacity to the WBENC Board of Directors. Learn more about WBE Certification. 

Corporate and Government Members

Our Corporate and Government Members are predominantly Fortune 500 companies and government agencies with established supplier diversity programs. We help connect these corporations to WBEs to generate business opportunities. Meet our Corporate and Government Members. 

Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs)

We are supported by 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs), which administer and process certifications throughout the nation, and provide regional programs, events and training for women-owned businesses. The Leadership Council is comprised of executives from each RPO. Learn more about our RPOs. 


Our staff consists of several departments dedicated to the mission and vision of WBENC: business development, programs, marketing and communications, certification management, and operations. Meet our staff. 

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