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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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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.

Entrepreneurial Assistance Program

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  1. Fall Networking & Wine Tasting Event

    December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
  3. Sustainable Market Innovations and Green Market Trends

    December 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Path to Entrepreneurship Program

    January 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Path to Entrepreneurship Program

    January 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. How to Create the Most Profitable Marketing Plan for Your Business

    January 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  7. Mid-Hudson Center 60+ Hour Entrepreneur Training Program

    February 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Path to Entrepreneurship Program

    February 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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