WEV’s Thrive in Five program, and client, Laura Dunbar were recently featured in a Ventura County Star Article. Click here to read the story.
Local Paper Features WEV en Español Clients
Spanish Self-Employment Training program graduates Jorge and José Chavez and their ice cream business, La Tradicional Michoacana, were recently featured in the Santa Maria Times. Click here to read the article.
WEV Client Featured in Local Magazine
WEV Self-Employment Training Program graduate Veronica Valadez and her business, Arte Yolteotl by Veronica Valadez have a great feature in this month’s Art issue of Ventana Monthly magazine. Congratulations, Veronica!
Spotlight on: 4M Innovations
Sometimes people go through mid-life career shifts and when that happens, it often requires a little creativity to keep the income flow going. That happened to Santa Maria resident Mario Alonso—a couple of times, actually. When Alonso came to New York…
WEV SSET Oxnard Graduation
Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) recently celebrated the accomplishments of 11 women and men who successfully completed WEV’s Ventura County-based Advanced Spanish Self-Employment Training (SSET) course with a graduation ceremony held at National University in Oxnard. Click here to read article.
With 1.2 million female-owned business in California alone, word on the street is that entrepreneurship is the new women’s movement. The glass ceiling that once limited a women’s career path has paved a new road toward business ownership, where women…
Hispanos se graduan de curso empresarial en SM
Women’s Economic Venture (WEV) celebró la graduación de 22 hispanos emprendedores con una ceremonia de graduación el miércoles pasado, por haber completado un curso en español que ofrece formación laboral de auto-empleo, un curso que fue destacado por haber apoderado…
Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) Honors 78 Business Training Graduates
Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) celebrated the accomplishments of 78 women and men who have successfully completed WEV’s Self-Employment Training program during a ceremony held at the New Vic Theater in Santa Barbara the evening of May 17th. 48 of the…
The Citi Foundation Support Helps Women’s Economic Ventures Continue to Invest in Local Hispanic-Owned Businesses
Women’s Economic Ventures has received a $50,000 grant from the Citi Foundation to support WEV en Español, WEV’s Spanish language entrepreneurial development program that provides business training and microloans to primarily low-income, Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs. Click to read article.
Women’s Economic Ventures Presents Trailblazer and Business of the Year Awards at “Empowerment is Priceless” Event
Nearly 300 women and men attended WEV’s annual Empowerment is Priceless event held on May 12th at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Hotel in Ventura. The breakfast fundraiser recognized WEV’s 2016 Trailblazer, Business of the Year and Volunteer of the…