ONE BUSINESS AT A TIME
The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) was established in 2014 to serve as a catalyst for the success of women entrepreneurs in 22 counties in Western North Carolina. WWBC meets the needs of women entrepreneurs through one-on-one business coaching, workshops, and access to capital. Our team of experts offer support on a range of topics small businesses need to start and grow.
The Western Women's Business Center is a program of Carolina Small Business Development Fund and is funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Since 2014, the WWBC has served more than 3,300 clients and delivered more than 3,400 hours of technical assistance to women- and minority-owned businesses in the Western Region.
What We Offer:
Workshops and Group Trainings
One-on-one Business Coaching
Access to Capital
Counties in the WWBC service area:
Alexander, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey.
WWBC CLIENT SPOTLIGHT
Julieta Fumberg: A Spark in the Community
For artist Julieta Fumberg, nothing is more important than community.
Originally from Argentina, the multidisciplinary artist has found a home in Asheville, where she is proud to bring her artwork, small business support, and enthusiasm to a community that has welcomed her with open arms.