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Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy Proclaims, May 13th as Women Owned Business Day

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy Proclaims, May 13th as Women Owned Business Day in the State of Connecticut In conjunction with National Small Business Week (May 12-16)

Annual Business Breakfast Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Groundbreaking Federal Law

Women's Business Development Council's Annual Business Breakfast Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Groundbreaking Federal Law for Women Entrepreneurs

WBDC Announces Plans for Annual Business Breakfast

Connect - Grow - Influence: Women with Impact in Diverse Industries To Be Theme

Women’s Business Development Council Creates Entrepreneurs in Waterbury

The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC), the leader in entrepreneurial training and financial education for women in Connecticut recently graduated seven students from the Kauffmann Foundation’s internationally recognized curriculum, Fast Trac, a nine week entrepreneurial development program.

WBDC Creates Entrepreneurs in Stamford

(Stamford, CT) The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC), the leader in entrepreneurial training and financial education for women in Connecticut recently graduated nine students from the Kauffmann Foundation’s internationally recognized curriculum, FastTrac, a nine week entrepreneurial development program.

Shelton Woman Expands Her Business With Help From WBDC

Ten years ago Marta Cuminotto abandoned a traditional 9 to 5 career in search of a new profession. She knew she wanted a business that afforded her flexibility and her desire to help women in need of her very specialized services – Permanent Hair Removal. In 2003 with help from WBDC, Absolutely Permanent Hair Removal doubled the size of its facility from 200 square feet to 500 square feet.

Uniquely U. Becomes Conventionally Successful with WBDC

When Maxene's next-door neighbor told her he had been accepted into Princeton based on his college essay, she knew the idea of writing authentic college essays had great personal value to the student writing them.

President of Women's Business Development Council to Speak at International Women's Day

On Saturday March 17th, Fran Pastore, President and CEO of the Women's Business Development Council will have the honor of speaking at International Women's Day. The event will be held by the Hispanic Ladies Committee of Fairfield County.

WBDC Hosts Radio Show Focused on Women and Economic Empowerment

(Stamford) WPKN Radio, station 89.5 FM is taking the time to celebrate Women's History Month and has enlisted members of the WBDC team to host the show.

Four UCONN Women Graduates Come Together at WBDC

Starting a new job is exciting and yet can also be nerve racking. However, at the Women's Business Development Council (WBDC), four young women discovered they all had something in common.

An Informative Evening with Habitat for Humanity and WBDC

(Norwalk) On Thursday April 12th Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County and The Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) will join forces for an evening of network, learning and support for women in Connecticut.

WBDC Relocates & Expands in Shelton

The Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) has relocated and expanded due to an increased demand for services.

Women's Business Council Names Fran Pastore 2012 Extraordinary Woman

The Women's Business Council of the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce has chosen four esteemed women for the 2nd annual "Conversation with Extraordinary WBDC Women".

Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) Hires New Business Specialist

Brenda Burton-Seldon of Stratford Connecticut has recently become a Business Specialist at the Women's Business Development Council.

Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) Hires New Program Specialist

Ashley McGuffie is the new Program Specialist for the Naugatuck Valley office of the Women's Business Development Council (WBDC).

The Primping Place Celebrates 20 Years

Lisa Mecca-Primps is a small business owner who has a found a way to make her business successful in tough economic times.

Women's Business Development Council Celebrates 15 Years

In the past year the number of women-owned firms has grown by 200,000 which is just under 550 new women-owned firms per day.

WBDC Offers A Family Daycare Business Program

With proper planning a home child-care business can deliver a stable and profitable income.

Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) Offers Access to Capital Program for Small Businesses

The Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) has expanded its business development programs to include loan packaging for Connecticut’s Business Express Program.

Join the Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) for Kayaking, Networking, & Conversation

The Women's Business Development Council (WBDC), the leader of entrepreneurial and financial training for women in Connecticut will be holding an event on Tuesday June 26th, from 5:30 to 8:30pm.

Women's Business Development Council Offers Volunteer Open House

During economic hard times client demands for financial and entrepreneurial services have risen and volunteers are needed more than ever.

WBDC Unveils Plan for ‘Women With Impact’ Breakfast

Women Executives and Entrepreneurs to Discuss the Significant Role of Women-owned Business in U.S. Economic Growth and Recovery

WBDC ‘Women With Impact’ Breakfast A Huge Success

Women Executives and Entrepreneurs Discussed the Significant Role of Women-owned Business in U.S. Economic Growth and Recovery

Women’s Business Development Council Financial Center Debuts Amid Fanfare

Governor Malloy and The Financial Community Assist in the Official Launch

Get Familiar With Hazel Daze & WBDC At Upcoming Networking Event

Hazel Daze boutique and the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) will be hosting a WBDC Connect networking event on the evening of March 7th.

Lincoln College of New England continues lecture series to benefit small business owners

The Southington Campus of Lincoln College of New England (LCNE) will host a “Small Business and Entrepreneurship” lecture on Thursday, March 21 at 6 p.m. The event is presented as part of LCNE’s ongoing small business lecture series.

“Reduce, Reuse, Refashion” your way to small business success with Lincoln College of New England

Entrepreneurs and small business owners from the Southington community will be the focus of a fashion show hosted by Lincoln College of New England (LCNE) on Saturday, April 6 at 7 p.m.

AWBC Appoints Fran Pastore, WBDC to 2013 Board of Directors

Members of the Association of Women's Business Centers (AWBC), a national not for profit 501(c)(3) organization representing women business owners through a network of women's business centers, announced its newly elected Board of Directors.

Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) To Premiere “Sweet Dreams” Documentary at Bijou

-For Rwandan Women It Proved to Be the Sweetest Dream of All! While other films have documented the atrocity of the Rwandan genocide, “Sweet Dreams” is telling a new kind of story… the story of remarkable women who dare to dream of new possibilities for themselves and their country.

Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) Launches ON THE ROAD - A Mobile Business Advisory Team

Summer is a perfect time to hone your skills, gain knowledge and prepare for a new venture. In response to the statewide demand for their services and expertise, Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) is taking their team of experts ON THE ROAD.

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