Women’s Business Center of North Carolina

The mission of the Women’s Business Center of North Carolina is to promote economic self-sufficiency for all women in North Carolina through entrepreneurship.

We empower women by offering tools and support to establish businesses, stabilize their companies, generate sustainable profits, strategize for future growth and contribute to the growth and economic development of the community.

Our small business experts offer:

  • Customized, one-on-one business counseling.
  • Seminars and classes focused on key business topics, such as marketing, finance, certification and small business resources.
  • Review and feedback on written business plans.
  • Loan package preparation assistance and lender referrals.
  • Certification assistance and review.
  • Networking opportunities to find mutual support, access to resources and business referrals.
  • Global business development.

Upcoming Events

The Women's Business Center of North Carolina holds seminars, trainings, and specials events year round to help your business succeed.

Register for an Event

Take your business to the next level by attending one of our events. Visit the WBCNC calendar page for a full list of upcoming events and to register.

In the Media

The work of WBCNC has been featured in multiple publications across the state, highlighting their impact in dozens of NC small businesses.

Request for Counseling

To receive business counseling services from the Women's Business Center of North Carolina

Contact WBC North Carolina

5800 Faringdon Place - Main Level
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 956-8889
wbcnc@TheInstituteNC.org

Request Assistance

WBC North Carolina Staff

Melissa Terrell
Assistant Director
(919) 956-2335 | mterrell@TheInstituteNC.org

Dorothy Bell
Program Assistant
(919) 956-2314 | WBCAdmin@theinstitutenc.org

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The Women's Business Center of North Carolina is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The Women's Business Center of North Carolina is a member of the Association of Women's Business Centers.