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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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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Chicago IL 8:30am - 1:00pm
2023 WBDC Childcare Summit
Chicago IL 10:00am - 11:30am
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