Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC)

Women's Business Development Center

A nationally recognized leader in the field of women’s economic development, the WBDC provides programs and services to support and accelerate women’s business ownership and strengthen the impact of women on the economy by creating jobs, fueling economic growth, and building strong communities.

The WBDC is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with additional offices in Minneapolis, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Milwaukee. The organization serves a nine-state Midwest region: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin providing certification, capacity building, and procurement opportunities. Learn more.