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About WBEA

To preserve public health and safety, we remain here to serve you remotely while the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance office is temporarily closed to the public.




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Impact And Transformations


Nominations for the 2020 Connection Awards are open! Nominate yourself, a WBE or a corporation for an award in supplier diversity to be recognized as a champion among women business owners. 


You worked hard last year and we want to thank you!

Deadline for submission is October 23, 2020.


Click here to view nomination forms 



Apply For A WBEA WBE Scholarship!


WBEA is accepting scholarship applications for professional and business development courses. If you want to improve your skills or expand your knowledge, then apply for a WBEA WBE scholarship! Applicants must be active and have at least one year of service with the WBEA.


Deadline to submit is October 30, 2020 


Click here to apply



As an affiliate of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the WBEA serves as a third-party certifying organization for women-owned business enterprises (WBEs) in south Texas. Businesses that are at least 51% owned by a woman and meet specific criteria as outlined by WBENC standards and procedures are eligible for this certification -- a designation that is not only recognized but required by most major corporations and governmental agencies as a purchasing criterion.


With over 750 certified WBEs, representing 9 billion in revenue and over 40,000 jobs created the WBEA organization has grown rapidly since its inception and has become one of the nation's leading certifiers of women-owned businesses by way of its network of corporate sponsors, supplier diversity programs and dedicated WBE’s.


Headquartered in Houston, the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance serves over 94 counties in Texas with scholarship and mentoring programs, networking activities, and educational opportunities designed to spark growth and new business opportunities for members and their companies. Whether you are a governmental agency, corporation or women-owned business of any size, the WBEA can help you diversify your business.


The WBEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate or give preferential consideration because of sex, race, color, creed, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, or national origin, compliant of decimation or any other legally protected status in the employment of qualified persons. It is the policy of the WBEA and all programs housed within WBEA to conform to both the letter and the spirit of Federal and Texas State Civil Rights Laws. It is our policy to select the best qualified person(s) to fill available position(s) and to ensure access to all for program services.





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