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Becoming Certified: A Guide for Women-Owned Business

Women-Owned Business Certification
Becoming Certified: A Guide for Women-Owned Business
February 5th, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
What You'll Gain:
  • How the Certification Process Works Certification Advantages
  • Steps You Need to Take to Become Certified
  • Customer Lists
  • Images
  • Product Design
  • Packaging
Cost: $0

Navigate the certification process that’s accepted by over 700 major corporations, nonprofit organizations and local, state and federal government agencies.
Gain greater access to decision makers in supplier diversity and become eligible for public corporation as well as local, state and federal government purchasing agency programs that allot business to women-owned companies. Becoming certified can make all the difference between landing business or not –particularly from those corporations that require it.

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Pre-Registration Required/No Charge

Instructor: Keisha Blake Harp & Olivia Dunn
Title: Executive Director, Women's Presidents' Educational Organization -NY & Program Manager, Women's Presidents' Educational Organization -NY
Bio: KEISHA BLAKE HARP: As Executive Director of WPEO-NY, Keisha oversees all outreach efforts and develops the organization’s programs and events. Her responsibilities include management of the WBENC Certification Program and certification committee membership, as well as recruitment and retention of Women Business Enterprises (WBEs). OLIVIA DUNN: As Program Manager at WPEO-NY, Olivia Dunn processes WBE and WOSB application files for WBENC certification, conducts site visits and helps applicants through the certification process.
Register for Becoming Certified: A Guide for Women-Owned Business
Terms of Service: WBDC is a nonprofit organization, required by its funders to collect data requested on this form. WBDC places great value on your personal privacy and the confidential facts and figures you disclose concerning your business activities. Information concerning you and your business is kept strictly confidential and is reported only in aggregate unless prior approval is received from you. WBDC is able to offer its programs and services at afforable and/or reduced rates due to the support of Federal, State, Municipal, Corporate and Individual contributors and the programs or services you participate in are either partially or fully subsidized.