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August WomenRISE: Women’s Business Council-Southwest: The importance of a women owned business certification

August 9, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am CDT


Join us in person or virtually for our August WomenRISE with Bliss Coulter, President & CEO at the Women’s Business Council-Southwest for Women’s Business Council-Southwest: The importance of a women owned business certification.

The Women’s Business Council-Southwest certifies women-owned businesses with the WBENC certification which is the most widely recognized and respected national certification for women-owned businesses in the U.S.

This certification helps women gain access to a vast network of support, including targeted business opportunities for certified women-owned firms, increased visibility in corporate and government supply chains, education and development programs to spur growth and increase capacity, and networking and mentorship opportunities with thousands of women entrepreneurs and those who support them.

In this workshop you will learn:

How to get certified
The importance of certification and leveraging the WBCS network
How to engage with WBCS to expand your business
Be prepared to work with major corporations
How to navigate the supplier diversity space

For the past fifteen years, Bliss Coulter has been helping to improve operations and drive company growth and sustainability for companies both large and small. A Texas native, Bliss is an a dynamic, achievement driven executive dedicated to helping women advance in their careers.

She brings extensive leadership experience, with proven results, in organizational growth, strategic vision, program design and implementation, diversifying and expanding revenue streams as well building collaborative partnerships.

Bliss is known as the “Connectinator”, finding ways to link people with opportunities. She is a champion of women in business, with a mission to create opportunities and advancement for all.

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