Certifications (WBENC/WOSB)

The Center for Women & Enterprise offers women business owners the ability to obtain formal status of their diversity through a variety of certifications. Certification allows businesses to bid on contracts as a diverse vendor in both the private sector and the public sector.

The Benefits of Certification

Certification is an important tool for expanding your company’s visibility among decision makers in supplier diversity and procurement.

Certification Options

“CWE's programming was the best learning experience I have ever had including grad school.  The networking, engaging conversations and opportunity to practice helped me to feel confident in moving my investment plan forward for Banneker Industries.”

Cheryl Snead, Banneker Industries

Free Certification Webinar

What is supplier diversity and how does certification fit it? Is certification right for my company? What are the benefits? What are the costs?

Participate in one of the live versions of this webinar where you can ask questions:

WBENC: Why & How to Certify Your Business as Women-Owned - Webinar – June 1

Certification enables you to grow your business through contracts with large companies, colleges & universities, and some government entities; it also provides an opportunity to partner and/or conduct business with other certified women-owned busine...

WBENC: Are you interested in supporting Women Business Owners? – Webinar – Jun 2

Volunteer your time to assist the Center for Women & Enterprise in evaluating applications for WBENC Women-Owned Business Certification.  No prior experience required.  It is helpful to have a general understanding of business/finance and legal expe...

WBENC: Why & How to Certify Your Business as Women-Owned - Webinar – July 6

Certification enables you to grow your business through contracts with large companies, colleges & universities, and some government entities; it also provides an opportunity to partner and/or conduct business with other certified women-owned busine...

Certify your business and open up the world of possibilities.

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