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Programs

To fuel success for women-owned businesses, WBENC offers multiple programs and opportunities designed to support business development and growth, from pitch competitions to executive education programs.

Collegiate Accelerator
Pitch Opportunity
Millennial & Gen Z Students

Premier startup program that fosters growth for the next generation of female founders and women-owned businesses.

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Dorothy B. Brothers Scholarship
Scholarships & Grants

The Dorothy B. Brothers Scholarship fund provides WBENC-Certified WBEs with up to $11,000 in tuition to attend some of the best executive education programs in the country.

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Industry Spotlight Series
Executive Education
Industry

Helping women-owned businesses navigate, scale, and support major industries.

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NextGen
Networking & Engagement
Millennial & Gen Z

NextGen is an outreach program dedicated to nurturing the next generation of the WBENC network – millennial and Generation Z Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) and supplier diversity professionals.

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NOLA Supplier Impact Program, Presented by Shell
Executive Education
Energy Industry

The NOLA Supplier Impact Program, Presented by Shell, enhances the business capacity of Black Female Suppliers in the Greater New Orleans area for Jazz Fest and New Orleans Area Entertainment, Hospitality and Event Construction.

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Planet Mogul
Networking & Engagement
Students

WBENC has partnered with Planet Mogul, a program which develops the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators, and workforce and community leaders by providing an intellectual and interactive learning environment for elementary-middle school students.

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Procurement Opportunities
Procurement

WBENC provides opportunities for WBEs to meet with WBENC Corporate Members in various virtual events.

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Tuck-WBENC Executive Program (Tuck I)
Brought to you by IBM
Executive Education
Leadership

The Tuck-WBENC Executive Program (Tuck I), brought to you by IBM, is a six-day intensive experience focused on skill development to increase business capacity, operations, and leadership.

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Tuck-WBENC Strategic Growth Program (Tuck II)
Brought to you by IBM
Executive Education
Business Growth

The Tuck-WBENC Strategic Growth Program (Tuck II) is for WBEs who have successfully completed the Tuck-WBENC Executive Program and are dedicated to the advancement and success of their business.

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WBENC Allyship Program
Networking & Engagement
Leadership Women of Color

The WBENC Allyship Program is re-imagining the future to cultivate inclusion in our network! The program focuses on better understanding the Black lived experience to provide education and awareness so that we can all become better allies.

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WBENC Business Lab
Executive Education

The WBENC Business Lab is an interactive learning experience for women business owners and business professionals.

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WBENC Energy Executive Program
Executive Education
Energy Industry

The WBENC Energy Executive Program is a blended learning, immersive executive education experience focused on driving development of Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) leaders within the Energy Industry.

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WBENC LIFT Financial Center of Excellence
Executive Education
Leadership

Integrated financial education and funding for women entrepreneurs.

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WBENCPitch
Pitch Opportunity

Business pitch training, resources, and pitch opportunities for WBENC-Certified WBEs.

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WeIGNITE
Brought to you by Wells Fargo
Executive Education
Business Opportunities Leadership Operations Strategy

WeIGNITE, powered by EOS®, the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, is a highly interactive, virtual WBENC executive education program, brought to you by Wells Fargo. EOS® is a set of simple, practical, real-world tools that help entrepreneurs and leadership teams improve the operational value of their businesses.

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WeTHRIVE
Executive Education
Leadership

WeTHRIVE is designed to help WBEs survive the uncertainty of today and grow and thrive for the future.

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WeTHRIVE Digital
Executive Education
Leadership

WeTHRIVE Digital is designed to elevate WBE understanding of the importance of innovation in business, with a specific focus on digital transformations and building a strong digital presence for their businesses through effective online marketing strategies.

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Women & Pride
Networking & Engagement

WBENC Women & Pride is an outreach and development program designed to support and strengthen the community of LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs and corporate professionals within the WBENC network and beyond.

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Women in Technology
Executive Education
Industry

Women in Technology (WiT) helps women-owned technology businesses grow and scale.

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Women of Color Program
Networking & Engagement
Women of Color

The Women of Color Program is an outreach and development program designed to build and strengthen a dynamic ecosystem for women of color entrepreneurs.

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Women Owned in Retail
Networking & Engagement
Retail

Women Owned in Retail is an education and outreach program designed to help women-owned business with consumer goods scale and thrive in the retail space.

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