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6th Annual Women-Owned Business Day

April 30, 2019

Women's Business Development Council

WBDC’s 6th Annual Women-Owned Business Day

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
9:00AM – 12:30PM

House Republican Leader Themis Klarides
Assistant Majority Leader Patricia Billie Miller

This event is SOLD OUT!


Sponsored by:

Connect with the largest organization in CT dedicated to women’s economic equity

– Learn about the entrepreneurial landscape in Connecticut and the resources available to small business owners
– Network with community leaders and other entrepreneurs from across the state
– Hear results of “Elevating Women in Entrepreneurship,” a recently released study

Stay a little longer to hear from our panel of resource partners

Now is the time to join WBDC for an empowering discussion about the economic clout of women entrepreneurs.

Want to learn more?  Listen to a conversation with WBDC Founder & CEO, Fran Pastore, about this year’s event. 


9:00AM – 10:00AM – Registration & Networking

10:00AM – 10:30AM – Welcome & Legislative Speakers

10:30AM – 11:30AM – Elevating Women in Entrepreneurship, announcing first report of its kind

11:30AM – 12:20PM – All Business is Risky Business, a conversation with The Hartford

12:45PM – 2:00PM – Networking lunch and panel discussion with Connecticut resource agencies


Delegation Partners


Meet our Clients

The Women’s Business Development Council educates, motivates and empowers women to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. From starting or growing a business to improving personal finances, the Women’s Business Development Council drives business success in a tangible and accessible way. Our clients exemplify what happens when ambition, education and preparation come together. Meet some of our clients here.

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