Posts Tagged ‘women owned businesses’

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

Women’s Fund Study Examines Economic Security for Women in Central Ohio

Women’s Fund Study Examines Economic Security for Women in Central Ohio
Columbus was ranked the seventh-best city for female entrepreneurs in 2013 by a Forbes study. While Columbus provides a strong platform for female business creators, a recent Women’s Fund of Central Ohio study paints a bigger picture of the economic status of women in Columbus. Below, the organization’s...
April 14th, 2014 | Expert Perspective | 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

soHza Connects Women Across the World

soHza Connects Women Across the World
Helping women across the world is at the heart of a new local business. soHza connects women in developing countries to local women in need through handmade jewelry. soHza founders Cassi Baker and sisters Vicki Miller, Debbie Lupariello and Melissa Henry, find fair-trade accessories crafted by women’s...
October 8th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

29-year-old business owner joins board of NAWBO Columbus

In the 11 days since becoming  a board member of the National Association of Women Business Owners’s Columbus Chapter, Amanda L. Sage has had plenty of work to do. Amanda L. Sage As vice president of communications, Sage oversees a committee of three that is responsible for the organization’s...
April 24th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

NextChapter aims to change bankruptcy field with cloud-based solution

NextChapter aims to change bankruptcy field with cloud-based solution
Janine Holsinger worked in the bankruptcy field for the last six years− on the creditor’s side of the law, purchasing houses on behalf banks in foreclosure cases and filing garnishments on debtors, before switching to a debtor’s rights firm where she became lead bankruptcy paralegal. During...
April 22nd, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Women’s Small Business Accelerator opens in Westerville

Women’s Small Business Accelerator opens in Westerville
Central Ohio is now home to an incubator solely dedicated to helping women as they launch and build businesses. Founded by Mary McCarthy and Caroline Worley, the Women’s Small Business Accelerator is located at 403-409 W. Main St. in Westerville. It occupies a little more than 6,000 square feet...
September 24th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Diversity Bridge connects businesses to opportunities

Diversity Bridge connects businesses to opportunities
Small businesses, particularly those that are woman- and minority-owned, face multiple challenges every day. What resources are available and where can I locate them? Who offers the training that I need in order to operate and sustain my business? I want to be certified, but there are multiple certifications;...
September 4th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More