The National Association of Women Business Owners-Silicon Valley is the consummate destination association for CEOs, entrepreneurs and
executive officers of diverse, women-owned businesses. Members are recognized worldwide by prestigious organizations as leaders
of successful and professionally run companies.
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Women Owned Business Certification
Does NAWBO certify businesses?NAWBO does not certify women owned businesses. For more information regarding certification, please contact one of the following organizations: WBENC | NWBOC
WBENC Certification ProcessWomen’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
Why be Certified?
Special programs and initiatives developed by WBENC also provide certified WBEs with added information, training and resources for growing their business opportunities in both the public and private sectors. Moreover, WBENC exclusive initiatives like WBENCLink, WEBuy, the Accelerator Program are designed especially for certified women’s business enterprises.
Criteria for Certification
NWBOC Certification ProcessNational Women Business Owners Corporation
NWBOC provides a national certification program for women-owned businesses. The certification, called “Woman Business Enterprise” (WBE) Certification, ensures that a private, for-profit company is truly owned and controlled by a woman or women.Obtaining WBE Certification is an important business development strategy for women business owners for two primary reasons:
U.S. Business Advisor
U.S. Small Business Administration’s Subnet
Contract Assistance for Women Business Owners U.S. Small Business Administration
Contracting and Business Development U.S. Small Business Administration
Pro-Net An online information database of small businesses for contracting officers
Womenbiz.gov Gateway for Women-Owned Businesses selling to the Federal government
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