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…
Women’s Economic Ventures to Celebrate 80 Business Training Graduates at May 17 Ceremony
WEV invites you to celebrate the accomplishments of 80 women and men (48 from Santa Barbara County and 32 from Ventura County) that have completed the Smart Entrepreneurial Training (SET) program this season. Click to read article.
Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Santa Barbara Client Business Expo
In honor of Women’s Economic Ventures’ (WEV) 25th anniversary, the Santa Barbara community gathered to support local small businesses and network at a celebratory WEV Client Business Expo. Thirty vendors—past and present WEV Loan recipients, Thrive clients, and business training graduates—showcased…
Women’s Economic Ventures Turns 25
Santa Barbara County Client Business Expo honors quarter-century of WEV. Click to read article.
Community Invited to Women’s Economic Ventures’s 25th Anniversary Client Business Expo
In honor of Women’s Economic Ventures’s 25th anniversary, the community is invited to attend a business expo showcasing local WEV client businesses that have been served over the course of WEV’s 25 years in the community. Click to read article.
WEV Cover Story – Mi Ciudad Oxnard
The WEV en Español program was recently featured in Mi Ciudad Oxnard, a local Spanish-language magazine. Click here to read article.
Women’s Economic Ventures Graduates Step into Success with WEV Spanish SET Program
WEV celebrates the accomplishments of ten men and women graduating from the WEV Basic Spanish SET program. Click to read article.
TVSB Interview: WEV’s Partnership with the Rotary International Foundation
WEV Director of Lending, Devon Johnson speaks with Wade Normura of TVSB. Click to watch the interview.
WEV Entrepreneurs Host Community Event
Two recent SET graduates to hold a free community event in Ventura. Click to read article