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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 Small Business Saturday Coupon Book

On May 1st, WEDC received the U.S. Small Business Administration’s “Women’s Business Center of Excellence” Award at the 2017 Small Business Week Awards Ceremony held at 26 Federal Plaza, NYC.
(Left to Right: Stefanie Blue, WEDC; Beth Goldberg, SBA District Director; Anne Janiak, WEDC; Kenya Lloyd, WEDC; and John Mallano SBA Deputy District Director)

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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.

Entrepreneurial Assistance Program
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Register For Events!

  1. Business Growth Accelerator Program

    December 1
  2. Social Media: Maximum Results, Minimal Effort

    December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Can a CRM System Help Me Grow My Business?

    December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  4. QuickBooks Online (QBO) Essentials

    December 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  5. Path to Entrepreneurship – White Plains Ed & Training Center

    December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. Path to Entrepreneurship – Mount Vernon Public Library

    December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  7. Path to Entrepreneurship Program – Woodbury

    January 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  8. Path to Entrepreneurship – White Plains Public Library

    January 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  9. Buying, Growing & Selling Your Business WEBINAR

    January 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  10. Path to Entrepreneurship Program – Poughkeepsie

    January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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