Washington Center for Women in Business

The Women's Business Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The WCWB provides business counseling, resources & programs for new and established women-owned businesses in Washington State.

Grow. Strengthen. Thrive.

Welcome to the WCWB Women's Business Center. We provide training, mentoring, business development, and financing opportunities to thousands of women entrepreneurs throughout Washington State.

WCWB Inspire Women Podcast: Episode 17

Meet Jaya Mallik, DEI Practitioner and Entrepreneur

Our Programs for Women in Business

WCWB Advising

WCWB Advising and one-on-one coaching to establish you business goals, your individual needs, and an action plan to get you where you want to go.  

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Quick Startup: HER-Commerce Edition

Build and launch an online storefront on WMarketplace! A new training and e-commerce platform design program with TheWMarketplace.

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Business Enterprise Startup Training

Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) online course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to create a comprehensive, well-structured business plan.

Upcoming BEST Trainings

Business Q&A

Business Q&A is a weekly opportunity to speak with one of our business experts and get questions answered about your business.

Business Q&A

Intro to Business

 Intro to Business Startup training provides the fundamental building blocks of what makes a business successful, the basics of business planning, and the steps to turn your idea into reality.

Upcoming Intro to Biz

CB&I Consulting

Work with vetted, professional consultant to move you closer to your goals.

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WCWB is an inclusive organization.

Our services are open to everyone!

The WCWB is a program of the Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I), whose mission is to empower entrepreneurs to succeed in business by providing coaching, training, and technical assistance on a wide variety of topics.

We serve everyone that is interested in starting a business as well as seeking to grow or strengthen their existing small to medium-sized business.

Land Acknowledgement: We acknowledge the land we are on today as the traditional territory of the Nisqually, Squaxin and Cowlitz Tribal nations, under the Treaty of Medicine Creek, signed in 1854. We also acknowledge the Tribal governments and their roles today in taking care of these lands.

WCWB Podcast

WCWB Inspire Women Podcast: Episode 17

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Save the Date:

2024 Women’s Pitch Contest - Registration Now Open!

March 5, 2024

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WCWB Blog

UNDERSTANDING GRANTS

Many people come to the WCWB asking about grants so I thought it would be helpful to explain what grants are and the process of obtaining one.

Explore Our Upcoming Events

05
Mar

2024 Women’s Pitch Contest - Registration Now Open!

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06
Mar

Intro to Business Live Webinar

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08
Mar

Navigating ADHD & Neurodiversity as a Small Business Owner

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Support the WCWB

In collaborating with Washington's Center for Women in Business you are making a measurable impact on the future of Washington state.

Your donation and partnership also enables mentorship opportunities, creates free educational resources and entrepreneurial program development for women across the state.

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