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The Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), a 501(c)(3) corporation, has been empowering women entrepreneurs to build successful small businesses since 1997 in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley. This is accomplished by providing comprehensive, high quality business training programs, one-on-one business and loan counseling, networking opportunities, assistance with loan applications for microloans and crowd funding through Kiva Zip, and M/WBE certification assistance in English and Spanish. WEDC’s overarching goal is to build a vibrant community of women business owners, comprised of start-up and established companies.

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WEDC’s InnovateHER Competition – Application Period: October 1 – 30, 2015


Success Stories

Client Spotlight

Susan and underwear modelSusanne Shoemaker

Undercare Inc.

Check out the story of WEDC grad Susanne Shoemaker!

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SBAWEDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the SBA. The SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA-funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact WEDC at 914.948.6098. For information about WEDC’s Women’s Business Center program please click here.

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Register For Events
  1. Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get the M/WBE Application Done

    October 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Personal Finances: How Do They Affect Your Small Business?

    October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Keeping Small Business Healthy

    October 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
  4. You’re Certified, Now What?

    October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Can I Get MWBE Certified & How?

    October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  6. Leverage Your M/WBE Certification through Teaming, Subcontracting & Innovative Business Strategies

    November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Make $$$ With My Certification

    November 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm