Sep 13

Let’s Plan

Description: A 2-3 hour workshop for start-ups and established business owners who want to go back to the drawing board to complete a roadmap for operating a business. Participants will learn how to brainstorm a feasible business concept and how to write a working business plan. Participants gain a comprehensive business plan outline and knowledge of what goes in a viable business plan.


COST:   $20

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: DC WBC Offices

Sep 21

2018 Just Ambitious Small Business Awards Ceremony

Join the DC Women's Business Center to celebrate women entrepreneurs at its 2018 Just Ambitious Small Business Awards ceremony! We will honor our clients and woman owned small businesses that have demonstrated achievements, innovation and vision in support of the District of Columbia's small business community and its economic vitality.


A call for nominations is underway that will recognize a small business per award category. Small Businesses will gain well-deserved recognition for the work that they are doing and have done.

Nominate your small business or a fellow small business owner and come celebrate with us!


COST:   $45

Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: 740 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005







Nomination Information

Nominate your small business, or a fellow entrepreneur and come celebrate with us!


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a registered business entity
  • Must be in business for at least 1 full year
  • Must be at least 51% Woman-Owned
  • Cannot be a franchise
  • Cannot be a non-profit or government agency
  • Submit completed nomination application
  • Deadline for nominations: August 31, 2018


Categories Include:

  • Community Engagement of the Year
  • Woman Empowerment Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Womanpreneur Under 40 of the Year
  • Creative of the Year
  • Start Up of the Year
  • Veteran Woman Owned Business of the Year
  • Outstanding Resource Partner


To submit a nomination, click HERE


For sponsorship opportunities, please email


DreamBuilder is a free, online learning program designed to give you the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to start or grow your own business.



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