The WBDC Ignites Business Growth

Through its programs, services, and advocacy efforts, the WBDC has helped over 101,000 women entrepreneurs gain economic self-sufficiency through business ownership and expansion and worked to change public policy nationally and locally over its 36-year history.

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The Women’s Business Development Center was founded in 1986 and is a nationally recognized leader in women’s business development and economic empowerment.

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WBDC Client Interactions are Virtual

To protect the health and safety of our staff, clients, and resource partners, all WBDC client interactions will remain virtual until further notice.


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Chicago IL 10:00am - 11:00am
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Chicago IL 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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