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Orientation & Business Assessment

September 4, 5:45 – 7:30 PM
WBEC-East Headquarters, Philadelphia

If you're just getting started on your journey of entrepreneurship or want to know more about us, this is where you start!

No fee


10 Weeks, September 11 - November 13
Wednesday Evenings, 6:00 – 9:30 PM
WBEC-East Headquarters, Philadelphia

The ultimate entrepreneurial prep course for women with a strong business concept.

Fee: $300, lmtd financial assistance available

Listening To Your Business™

September 13, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
FHLBank Pittsburgh

Created for experienced business owners, this hands-on workshop will help you take an eye-opening deep dive into your business.

Fee: $150

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Connections – Monique DeMonaco, Founder and Principal, Coach Monique and Associates

From the very beginning, my experience with the WBEC-East has been all about connections – and looking back, it’s fun to connect the dots. Let’s start with Rebecca Harris, a fellow Chatham University alum, who convinced me to become a certified WBE. She suggested that I reach out to Joanne Peterson and Marian Neilson, also fellow Chatham alums, who had experience in helping women business owners get started in the process. I was so excited by the conversation in Rebecca’s office that I drove over to Joanne and Marian’s office (which was fortunately only two miles away) to learn more. Both Joanne and Marian have indeed been a huge help in not only walking me through the WBE process, but also understanding how to use the certification as tool for my business.

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