SAVE THE DATE | WBDC 2024 Midwest Business Conference 9.12.24

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Laura Coulton of SHED Coaching LLC

Making health behavior changes is difficult, and Laura Coulton believed that she could help people make those lifestyle changes. Having been a board-certified health coach for over 10 years and...

Wendy Baumann

What is “A Moment With”? The Women’s Business Development Center is pleased to continue with our series, “A Moment With”, where we periodically highlight some of our greatest supporters and...

A Moment with...View All

The Women’s Business Development Center is pleased to continue with our series, “A Moment With”, where we periodically highlight some of our greatest supporters and partners, sharing their career experiences and advice.

Wendy Baumann

What is “A Moment With”? The Women’s Business Development Center is pleased to continue with our series, “A Moment With”, where we periodically highlight some of our greatest supporters and...

Dr. Makeba Butler Phinn

What is “A Moment With”? The Women’s Business Development Center is pleased to continue with our series, “A Moment With”, where we periodically highlight some of our greatest supporters and...

Anisha Jackson

What is “A Moment With”? The Women’s Business Development Center is pleased to continue with our series, “A Moment With”, where we periodically highlight some of our greatest supporters and...

BOSSView All

The Women’s Business Development Center launched a social media campaign, the Black-Owned Story Spotlight, “BOSS”, to enhance our promotion of and advocacy for the Black-owned business community. This initiative highlights the experiences of WBDC clients to inform the WBDC’s network of the unique challenges confronting Black-owned businesses and encourage greater support.

What is the “Black-Owned Spotlight Series”? The Women’s Business Development Center is proud to celebrate the great business owners we work closely with. As part of our commitment to advocating...

What is the “Black-Owned Spotlight Series”? The Women’s Business Development Center is proud to celebrate the great business owners we work closely with. As part of our commitment to advocating...

Pamela Jones

What is the “Black-Owned Spotlight Series”? The Women’s Business Development Center is proud to celebrate the great business owners we work closely with. As part of our commitment to advocating...

WBDC Success StoriesView All

Our Success Stories showcase real-world achievements, innovative strategies, and the tangible impact of our programs on businesses of all sizes. From startups to seasoned enterprises, these stories illuminate the diverse pathways to success that WBDC fosters through mentorship, resources, and vibrant team. Explore these remarkable narratives and be inspired by the transformative power of collaboration, growth, and resilience.

Laura Coulton of SHED Coaching LLC

Making health behavior changes is difficult, and Laura Coulton believed that she could help people make those lifestyle changes. Having been a board-certified health coach for over 10 years and...

Angela Hart of Let’s Play Work

When thinking of an indoor playground for children, one thinks of an indoor space designed just for kids. However, what happens to the parents and caregivers that bring their children...

Ashley Folk of Folkmade Custom Cookies

Ashley Folk founded Folkmade Custom Cookies in 2020 after working in restaurant kitchens and catering companies for a decade. Having been furloughed during the pandemic and armed with a culinary...

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