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 Smart Entrepreneurial Training program during a ceremony held at the New Vic Theater in Santa Barbara the evening of May 17th. 48 of…
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…
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.
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.