Posts Tagged ‘women business owners’

Women’s Small Business Accelerator Celebrates Three Years of Success

Women’s Small Business Accelerator Celebrates Three Years of Success
On Wednesday night, in front of a sold out crowd of over five hundred guests, the Women’s Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) celebrated three years of helping women grow their business and dream big. Founded in 2012 by Mary McCarthy of Your Management Team, Inc. and Caroline Worley of Worley Law,...
October 22nd, 2015 | Announcements, Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

In The Company of Women, 2014

In The Company of Women, 2014
The Women’s Business Center of Ohio (WBC), powered by the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI), has spent the last year and a half building a network of women business leaders in the Central Ohio community. The organization provides business counseling, training, networking and funding...
August 28th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

ECDI Powers Women’s Business Center of Ohio

ECDI Powers Women’s Business Center of Ohio
“Where you are is not who you are. Remember that when you’re rich and famous.” Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox, is the first African American female CEO of a Fortune 500 company. Her mother, who raised Ursula in public housing in New York, was keen to remind Burns that her dreams were within...
October 24th, 2013 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

WSBA to offer education program for women entrepreneurs

WSBA to offer education program for women entrepreneurs
The Women’s Small Business Accelerator is gearing up for its first comprehensive education program. Called The Inspired, the 66-hour program is for women who have a business concept but haven’t launched, as well as women with businesses that have been in operation for up to 18 months. The...
April 17th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Ladies Explorer Club gives women opportunities to visit local businesses

Ladies Explorer Club gives women opportunities to visit local businesses
In 2010, Michele Rapp was juggling a hectic work schedule and two young sons, and, as a result, her social life had taken quite a hit. Once a month she’d manage to squeeze in a meal or happy hour with friends, but she usually found those outings to be unsatisfying. So she took matters into her...
June 26th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Tastefully Dirty products are plant-based, contain essential oils

Tastefully Dirty products are plant-based, contain essential oils
Tiffany Rosinski launched a new business in Grandview this spring called Tastefully Dirty. Yeah, it’s probably not what you’re thinking. Tastefully Dirty blends essential oils with plant-based shampoos, conditioners, and skin care and bath products. “I saw a void in the marketplace...
October 6th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus ranked #18 for women in biz, local women respond

Columbus ranked #18 for women in biz, local women respond
Forbes recently released its list of the 20 best U.S. cities for women in business and Columbus nabbed the 18th spot. The magazine dubbed our fair city the “dark horse,” despite the fact that in 2008 it was the No. 1 up-and-coming tech city and women-led firms are becoming more prevalent...
October 5th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

UQ Marketing helps build brands at colleges nationwide

UQ Marketing helps build brands at colleges nationwide
At its core, Columbus-based UQ Marketing builds brands at colleges across the country by hiring student influencers to represent their favorite brands on campus. The key, according to UQ’s founders Leah Bell and Staci Hausch, is finding “Brand Builders,” students who are well connected,...
September 12th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More