Women’s Business Center (WBC)

Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) is a local Women’s Business Center (WBC) partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and supported by the SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership.

The Women’s Business Center (WBC) of Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) offers a variety of different business training, coaching and funding opportunities. We encourage you to visit the Programs tab on our website to learn more.

The WBC of WEV encourages women entrepreneurs to register on the official, free online registrant database for the U.S. Federal Government: System for Award Management (SAM) at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. The system was formerly called Contractor Registration (CCR).

Women’s Economic Ventures is one of over one hundred Women’s Business Centers in the United States. SBA partners with the WBC of WEV to provide in-depth, substantive, outcome-oriented business services to women entrepreneurs, both nascent and established business owners, a representative number of whom are socially and economically disadvantaged. For more information about the SBA, please visit the website: www.sba.gov.

For more information, please contact WEV Learning Solutions Manager/WBC Director Ashley Goldstein at agoldstein@wevonline.org or (805) 869-1945.

To find support from other SBA Resource Partners in your area in your area visit: https://www.sba.gov/local-assistance.


WEV is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a grant with the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.

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