What's Happening at WBEC-East

The #1 Reason Eligible Women-Owned Applications are Denied

You're sure you meet all of the criteria. You own 80% of the shares, are the CEO, and actively manage and run the business independent of any male-owned resources.

And yet you just got your denial letter. Why?

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Are Husband/Wife Businesses WBENC Eligible?

It's a question we get so very often.

"If my husband works in my business, can I get certified?"

"I'm a 100% women-owned business. How is it fair to allow husband/wife teams to be certified?"

Let's break down the eligiblity criteria to get a true understanding of why some businesses are eligible and why some aren't... and how we keep things unbiased and equitable for women.

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Starting a Business at 50 - What’s Stopping You?

It's a new day! Let's shake ourselves up-- if just a little bit. Let's challenge the beliefs that hold us back from living the life we truly desire. There are times when we make up stories that keep us stuck in an old belief system–  a system that may have been handed down to us. It’s not our story, but we have accepted it as our own.

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