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Women's Business Enterprise Center--East (WBEC-East)

Phone: 215-790-9232
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WBEC-East offers a comprehensive menu to help start your business with training, counseling, and networking programs and services.
Funding for our start-up programs comes from our partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Women Business Ownership.

The 10-second explanation of who we are at the Women's Business Enterprise Center – East (WBEC-East) is that we are an advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs in Pennsylvania, from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, as well as Delaware and Southern New Jersey. We believe diversity promotes innovation, opens doors, and creates partnerships that fuel the economy. That's why we provide the most relied upon certification standard for women-owned businesses, as well as world-class entrepreneurial training and education – combined with powerful tools and networking opportunities – to help you succeed.

But the true description of who we are lives in the countless stories of the incredibly diverse business owners and entrepreneurs in our growing network. Our stories spotlight the many women who have transformed unique business ideas in their heads into thriving companies. Other stories illustrate the power of mentorship and the dedicated leaders who believe in sharing what they have learned to inspire others to achieve their potential.

No matter where you are in your growth story, WBEC-East is here to support your continued success.

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Women's Business Enterprise Center--East (WBEC-East)
123 S Broad St, Suite 500 Philadelphia, PA 19109