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Women's Business Center

From Startup to Expansion, Making Your Vision a Reality!

The Women's Business Center (WBC), an initiative of the Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Hartford, specializes in serving women in business. Our training and advising are focused on the learning styles, qualities, and particular needs that women bring to business. 

Register for workshops at the Women's Business Center

We help you succeed:


Services to Help Build Your Business:

An SBA Women's Business Center, the Entrepreneurial Center offers free business advising and trainings to women business owners.
  • Streamline operations by utilizing business software
  • Develop and implement marketing, business, and financial plans
  • Identify capital needs and access financing programs
  • Improve cash flow and financial management
  • Grow sales and reach new markets
  • Enhance general marketing and social media campaigns
  • Access exporting and government contracting opportunities

In addition to the resources we have onsite, business information and support are available on the SBA's main website, at the SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership and at your local district office.

Join the thousands of women who have benefited from our programs!

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The Entrepreneurial Center's Women's Business Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

University of Hartford, Barney School of BusinessThe EC is part of the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business, named one of the nation's most outstanding business schools by The Princeton Review. Learn more

All EC and WBC programs and services are provided for persons with disabilities on a nondiscriminatory basis.
Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.
Click here to request accommodations.

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