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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

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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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Register For Events!
  1. REGISTRATION: 60+ Hour Comprehensive Entrepreneurial Training Program

    January 1 - February 29
  2. How to Become More Profitable Using QuickBooks

    February 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Office Closed

    February 15
  4. Converting Leads to Actual Orders

    February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  5. Camino a la Iniciativa Empresarial

    February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
  6. Camino a la Iniciativa Empresarial

    February 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  7. WEDC & Verizon Workshop Series

    March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Evaluating and Strengthening Your Brand Building Activities

    March 11 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  9. You Want Some Serious Profitability?

    March 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  10. Strong Women, Strong Coffee

    March 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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