Women’s Business Center – Southeastern Connecticut
The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) is host to three U.S. Small Business Administration – Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO) Women’s Business Centers (WBCs). The WBC program was founded to foster the growth of women-owned businesses by providing access to education, training, mentoring, business development and financing opportunities to women throughout the United States and its territories.
Based in New London, the Southeastern Connecticut Women’s Business Center offers a variety of programs and services in the eastern region serving communities in New London, Middlesex, Windham and Tolland counties. Programs for aspiring, emerging and established entrepreneurs are conducted virtually and at training sites throughout the western, central and eastern regions.
61 Bank Street
New London, CT 06320
General Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Evening hours offered for programming, and for counseling appointments upon request.
Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all WBDC physical office locations are closed until further notice. However, we are operating remotely, with all live programs and services being offered virtually via Zoom videoconference and/or phone. We look forward to continuing to support you on your entrepreneurial journey.
Key Program Staff
Wendy Vincent – Project Director
Susan Hackett – Program Coordinator
Adriana Rivera – Program Specialist
Carol Cheswick – Business Advisor, General
Samantha Cross – Start-up Business Finance Advisor
Patricia Klapper – Business Advisor, General
Sherry Konwerski – Business Advisor & QuickBooks Advisor
Terri Piekara – Business Advisor, Social Media
Michele Svirsky – Business Advisor, Marketing
- GPS: a Guide to Plan for Success
- Let’s Talk Series
- Financial Foundations Series
- Marketing Made Simple Series
- Academy for Small Business with Liberty Bank
- On-Demand Webinars
For more information on these WBC programs, as well as other programs offered by WBDC, please click here. To schedule a no-cost counseling session, contact us at 860-574-9246 or email@example.com. For help in Spanish, please call Eloisa Melendez at 203-353-1750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you ready to launch or scale your business?
To learn more about the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), click here. Together with partners around the nation, the SBA offers programming geared to aspiring, emerging and established business owners.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made upon request, with at least two weeks notice. Please contact WBDC at 860-574-9246 for arrangements. WBDC is an equal opportunity provider.