WBE Information

WBE Resources

This section contains links to selected websites that provide resources, information, or opportunities which may be beneficial to women business owners and companies/organizations committed to women owned business development. New links will be added as they come to our attention and are evaluated for their potential value to our members.
 


 

 

COVID-19 Resources

 

Businesses Resources

SBA:

WBENC: COVID-19 Resources

FEMA: Emergency Business Continuity Plan (PDF)

 

WIPP: Policy Updates & Business Resources from Women Impacting Public Policy

 

IRS: IRS unveils new People First Initiative; COVID-19 effort temporarily adjusts, suspends key compliance programs 

 

State of Texas: Governor Greg Abbott recently announced that the State of Texas is seeking supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other resources to aid Texas’ response to COVID-19. If you have products and equipment available for donation or procurement, visit the Supply Chain Strike Force Portal here.


Alice COVID-19 Business Resource Center: Updated daily, with real-world funding, resources, and support for small business owners adapting to the impacts of coronavirus.

 

Texas Economic Development

          Reopening

          SBA/CARES Act Funding

          FAQs

          Other Useful Resources

 

Health Resources

 


 

Business Resources

 

 

                      WBEA Workplace Safety Guide

 

 

 

        Women Owned Business Dirertory  

 

                                                                                

 

 

          Women-Owned Business Resources

          Small and Disadvantaged Business Information

          U of H Small Business Development Center

          U of H Procurement Technical Assistance Center

 

 

 

 

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) - A national nonpartisan organization advocating on behalf of women entrepreneurs—strengthening their impact on our nation’s public policy, creating economic opportunities, and forging alliances with other business organizations.

 

City of Houston - Office of Business Opportunity

 

 

                                                                    

      WBEA Online Development Center

 

 


 

 WBEA Reading Library

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Reading Recommendations

 

 
The Confidence Code:
The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know
 
 
Combining cutting-edge research in genetics, gender, behavior, and cognition—with examples from their own lives and those of other successful women in politics, media, and business—Kay and Shipman go beyond admonishing women to "lean in." Instead, they offer informative and practical guide to understanding the importance of confidence—and learning how to achieve it—for women of all ages and at all stages of their career.
 
Girl Code:
Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur
 
Girl Code is a roadmap for female entrepreneurs, professional women, “side hustlers” (those with a day job plus a part-time small business), and any­one in between. This book won’t teach you how to build a multimillion-dollar company. It won’t teach you about systems or finance. But it will teach you how to build confidence in yourself, reconnect with your “why,” eradicate jealousy, and ultimately learn the power of connection.
 
 
Nice Girls Don't Get The Corner Office
 
 
 
In this edition, internationally recognized executive coach Lois P. Frankel reveals a distinctive set of behaviors that women learn in girlhood that ultimately sabotage them as adults. She teaches you how to eliminate these unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back and offers invaluable coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into your social and business skills. Stop making "nice girl" errors that can become career pitfalls.
 
 
Option B:
Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
 
Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us. It is possible to grow from the most devastating events by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives. Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis, develop compassion for ourselves, raise strong children, and create resilient families, communities, and workplaces. These lessons will allow you to brave and embrace your Option B.

 

PODCAST CORNER

 

 
Planet Money
 
The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.
 
Brown Ambition
 
Brown Ambition is a weekly podcast about juggling life, career, and building wealth on your own terms. Hosted by Mandi Woodruff, and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche.
 
 
The Rachel Hollis Podcast
 
This podcast features candid interviews with top performers in business, media, and lifestyle, as well as deep dives into topics like health and motivation, everything you need to level up your life!
 
Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
 
The best startup advice from iconic CEOs. Listen to entrepreneurs share stories & strategies that helped them grow into global brands. They also share their human journey, including failures and setbacks. 

 


 

 

 

 

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