Who Are We?
The Women’s Business Development Center was founded in 1986 and is a nationally recognized leader in women’s business development and economic empowerment.Learn More
Programs and services
- Strategic one-on-one and group business advising
- Specialized cohort-based curricula and workshops
- Digital learning
- Private sector procurement opportunities
- Public sector contracting assistance
- WBE certification
- Financial education
- Debt and equity placement
- Direct lending
- Kiva microlending
2023 Childcare Summit
Join the Women’s Business Development Center for its 2023 Childcare Summit: Virtual Edition, being held on Saturday, June 3, from 9:00 to 1:00. This event will feature state-of-the-art business strategies from a range of subject matter experts on innovating childcare center operations, serving children with different abilities, and using various capital options for transitioning to a center-based, or expanding a center-based, childcare business. Come to this year’s Childcare Summit for inspiration, information, and innovation at no charge!
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Upcoming EventsView All
PROCUREMENT PANEL WITH GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
Competing for government contracts includes a lot of moving and essential parts for achieving success. In this webinar, you will have an opportunity to hear from government buyers who will discuss how to do business with their agencies, tips for responding to request for proposals (RFP) and bids, and having the qualifications. Event Details
Chicago IL 8:30am - 1:00pm2023 WBDC Childcare Summit
Chicago IL All Day EventApplication Deadline | Digital Bootcamp: Kansas City
Chicago IL 10:00am - 11:30amHow to Start your Online Business
Chicago IL 11:00am - 12:00pmCrowdfund your Small Business Goals with Kiva’s 0% Interest Microloans
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