There are many special programs available for women-owned businesses. Here are a few examples:
- The Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988 created the Office of Women’s Business Ownership within the Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA offers a variety of resources and programs to help women entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.
- The Women’s Business Center Network provides training, counseling, and other resources to women entrepreneurs. The network has over 100 centers across the country.
- The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a certification organization that helps women-owned businesses get access to government contracting opportunities.
- The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is a national organization that provides resources and support to women entrepreneurs. NAWBO has over 100,000 members.
These are just a few of the many resources and programs available to women-owned businesses. If you are a woman entrepreneur, be sure to take advantage of these resources to help you start and grow your business.
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