6 Effective Resources For Women-Owned Businesses
Tips from Black Swan Consulting, Inc.
Despite prior setbacks, women-owned companies continue to make up an increasing percentage of
all businesses in the United States. The increase in the number of self-employed women has
resulted in a rise in the economic factor.
As this economic population continues to grow, several organizations have vowed to assist the
revolution. In other words, a large number of women-owned companies are being founded on a daily
basis, and corporations are actively promoting the movement.
We want to share some resources that have helped us along the way as a woman-owned company.
Please feel free to share with others and spread the love.
U.S Small Business Administration (SBA).
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is the most significant federal agency for small business
support. Minorities, women, veterans, and small businesses are among the enterprises that the SBA
works assists. Free business planning advice is provided by partnering organizations and experts like
SCORE where you can find a mentor. You may find a small business administration lender near you to
help fund your business, qualify to win small business contracts, and much more. They provide a wide
variety of educational resources to help women in business, as well as education about funding
Women Business Centers (WBC)
The Women’s Business Center helps women succeed in businesses by providing training, business
development, mentorship, and financing opportunities. They operate under the wings of the SBA and
are funded by the federal government. The WBCs promote women’s entrepreneurial development as
a means of achieving economic growth, wealth creation, and development. You can search for a
WBC near you and apply to become a client.
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Enterprising Women of Color (EWOC)
Enterprising Women of Color (EWOC) was created by the Minority Business Development Agency
(MBDA) to concentrate on the rapidly growing minority women entrepreneur community as a
revenue driver for families, communities, and the nation.
Minority women make up the fastest-growing segment of the entrepreneur community. Despite the
fact that many women are making significant progress in the business world, they nevertheless face
challenges as entrepreneurs. By promoting efforts to advance women’s equality and foster women’s
economic development programming, MBDA acts as an advocate for women’s economic
empowerment. EWOC’s mission is to help women around the world realize their economic potential.
Black Swan Consulting Inc. (BSCI)
Black Swan Consulting Inc. provides business consulting and advisory services to small and medium sized
enterprises. 85% of the clients that we have served are women-owned enterprises. Our CEO and
Executive Director have over 20 years of corporate experience and understand the complexities of
running a company. She is an excellent resource for strategic business planning and financial
planning & analysis, which includes forecasting sales and expenses and developing pricing
strategies. Additionally, she is also well-versed in the requirements for various business
certifications, and how to apply for them.
Under the MBDA COVID-19 Recovery Initiative, which was awarded to M. Gill & Associates, Inc. in
the State of Florida, BSCI provides technical assistance to businesses in Broward County and East
American Business Women’s Association (ABWA)
The ABWA’s mission is to bring together women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities to
help them grow professionally and personally through education, training, leadership, networking
support, and national recognition. So whether you’re starting up a business, jump-starting your career,
or just need professional help the American business women’s association is a great resource for you.
National Women Business Council.
This organization is dedicated to assisting and empowering women who want to start or grow a
business. They advocate credit access, government procurement, and capital funding as solutions
that can help women-owned companies in the long term.
The National Women’s Business Council is a bipartisan federal advisory committee that provides
nonpartisan advice and policy recommendations to the President, the United States Congress and
the U.S. Small Business Administration.